Instructional Video: Installing a mortise lock

A mortise door lock or mortise lock is a certain type of lock commonly used in homes. They may be not as popular as the standard cylindrical lock set. However, they are slowly making a comeback in upper middle class and upper class homes.

Among the numerous types of lock we have in the market today, mortise lock is considered as one of the toughest in terms of providing security. This type of lock is very difficult to force open as it is fitted to the side of the door.

Mortise door locks can be lever operated or can accommodate a standard cylindrical lock. In addition to the security it gives, mortise locks are also more ornate compared to the other types of lock.

If you want to install a mortise lock into your door, watch the video below: