sash lock

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Noun1.sash lock - a lock attached to the sashes of a double hung window that can fix both in the shut position
lock - a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
window - a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
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The central lock on wooden back doors should be a British Standards five-lever mortice sash lock. It's also a good idea to have secondary security on back doors, such as mortice rack/security bolts or surfacedmounted press bolts.
Many of the same rules apply to wooden back doors (including French windows) as to front doors, but the central lock should be a British Standard five-lever mortice sash lock with boxed staple.
A keyed sash lock mounts like a regular sash lock, but with one-way screws to discourage removal.
Your old windows are probably double-hung, so close each window and fasten the sash lock, watching to see if the lock pulls the top and bottom halves of the window snugly together.
For internal doors, a handle-operated latch will normally be sufficient, but if you want to lock the door as well, you will need a sash lock which incorporates both a latch and a lock.
Designed with traditional styling in mind, Andersen's 400 Series Woodwright double-hung vinyl-clad wood window features details that mimic old-fashioned double-hung windows, such as mortise-and-tenon joints, divided light and grille options, a wood jamb liner, and a classically styled sash lock.
Each one has a different latch:a barrel bolt, a window sash lock, and a deadbolt from a door.