Model # 1845

Internet #202799702

First Watch Security Polished Brass Portable Swing Door Lock
0078555018450

Discontinued First Watch Security

Polished Brass Portable Swing Door Lock

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First Watch Security has been designing, manufacturing, and deliverying home security products since 1959. Today, First Watch Security is one of the most recognized brands in the market. Our Brand is found on products that include home, office, and door security offerings. Today's consumers understand the importance of supplementing primary entrance door locks. First Watch Security's total offering of products will maximize your sales of auxiliary door security products.

  • Swing Lock temporarily attaches to almost any door
  • Locks or unlocks with flip actions
  • Uses door strike opening for mount point
  • Polished brass finish

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Customer Questions & Answers

Can I pay from my work place but pick the items up at the Hermiston store?

How can I find out if its available in the Hermiston store?
Asked by: Marilyn
Thank you for your recent inquiry with The Home Depot, Marilyn. This item is an online exclusive and is not available in your local Home Depot store. It can be ordered online and shipped directly to your home, business, or local store. We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you in the future. Thank you for shopping Home Depot.
Answered by: THDSupport
Date published: 2016-07-21

How does it fit on a bifold door? Bottom, top or in the hinge of the door where it folds. Without a picture it is hard to determine whether to buy it.

Asked by: LPBJR
This would not be function on a bifold, you could put a sliding bolt on the part that bows outward in the middle, but that could be too loose too.
Answered by: BMT2627
Date published: 2016-11-30

what is this used for?

Asked by: jethro
This is a simple latch -- just two pieces of metal that are supposed to lock at 90 degrees -- that fits to any door with a door frame containing a cutout for a door latch.
Answered by: MistaFixit
Date published: 2016-08-20
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Customer Reviews

Polished Brass Portable Swing Door Lock is rated 3.1 out of 5 by 7.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not able to install, not stable. Very unhappy with the product, has to order a different flip loc... Not able to install, not stable. Very unhappy with the product, has to order a different flip lock that actually could be used for the purpose of extra protection
Date published: 2016-12-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from debra I had this delivered to my home. I liked this so much I ordered a 2nd one for a friend.
Date published: 2016-08-09
Rated 2 out of 5 by from door security in order for this to work door must have a gap for to be able to use, its ok for price but anyone breaking in wont even notice u have it on. with a good push or a kick door will open. does not take mush for it to fail. its ok for price. will not fit all doors, would not fit my front door at home there is no gap, but fits my bed room or pantry doors with gaps.
Date published: 2011-12-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Defender wireless security system very easy to install, you do not need to be a great one, just do it
Date published: 2015-12-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Portable door lock This lock was difficult to get to stay in place when I tried it on my home door, but I had purchased it for traveling, so took it with me to New Orleans. Don't know why, but it was much easier to hold in place while I closed the door of my hotel, and then held the door closed just fine. Not saying someone could not have kicked the door open, but no one was going to open it without my knowing it and that was what I wanted. Differences in doors may make a difference in ease of use.
Date published: 2013-11-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The only place I could find it... These little door locks are great. I've been looking everywhere for them and finally found them at Home Depot!
Date published: 2015-09-22
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Horrible -- Poor Workmanship, Failed to Lock I have an old, smaller version of this concept that I got 25 years ago. It works fine. I figured, "hey, there are only two pieces of metal in this contraption, nobody can screw it up". But the manufacturer has produced a failed product. This piece of junk does not latch -- the grooves are too wide and not deep enough to catch the movable latch. The intentionally bent hinge and intentionally bent latch holds the the latch just under 180 degrees (at approximately 170 degrees) so that one swift kick will enable it to fail entirely. This is a simple design -- just two pieces of metal -- that fails because of poor workmanship. I might be able to modify it to work with a hacksaw, vise and hammer, but why should I have to do the work on something that was supposed to be complete and ready to go? And if I do modify it, the latch will be weaker (since I will have to cut some material away and bend the hinge and the other metal part twice) and less effective. This is not an isolated problem -- I actually purchased two examples of this and both had the same flaws in design and manufacturing. I hope some other manufacturer sees this as an opportunity and actually makes a version of this that works. If I could give Zero Stars and Zero Quality and Zero Value in the ratings at the top, I would do so.
Date published: 2015-12-22
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