Using a Split Spindle in PVC Door Lock Issue

Postby longie » Tue Feb 16, 2016 2:14 pm

Hi All,

Main door can be opened and closed from both sides, instead of just the inside, and requiring a key from the outside. I have taken the handles off and see there are two holes for the spindles.
- Top one (currently used) operates by pushing down the latch, pushing up the handle operates the multilock.
- bottom - only operates the multilock.

So can I use a split spindle to use both ? - top for internal, bottom for external.

If so, how does it work, as the screw to hold the handles currently goes through the bottom spindle hole.

Attached are some phones of the lock and the door handle.

How do I get this to work, do I need to buy a new handle ??

Any help would be fantastic. Also, can I put a sliding bolt on the top of the PVC door for added security whilst in the house ?

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