PRIVACY LOCK, INTERIOR DOOR LOCKS
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PRIVACY LOCK, INTERIOR DOOR LOCKS

PRIVACY LOCK, home hardware

Description: This looks like a passage lock but has a button inside and a small hole outside in which a small screwdriver can be inserted to open the door in case of an emergency.

Buying information: This type of lock is useful when some degree of security is wanted on, say, a bedroom door. Pushing the button locks the door. Many of these locks come with a special key or rod that enables them to be opened from the outside -- handy if a child locks him- or herself inside a room. If there is no key or rod, sometimes a stiff bit of wire or a length of coat hanger will do.


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Braces
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