Dead Locks provide greater security from physical force against the door.

Different types of doors & door frames require different types of locks, Not all locks are the same.

They visually provide a better deterrent.


Generally, a Locksmith has better access to different types of deadlocks; than your hardware store.

A lot of the time your hardware store will stock all the common types or brands of locks but this is limited and the advice also.

Installation is the most important part, to provide the right level of security, and experience is what everyone is happy to pay for.

With most things, you get what you pay for & Locks are no different.

It’s common for one of these lock below to be installed for more then 20 years & keep on working. 

Unlike cheap locks made in china which more times is just a feel good exercise. 

Insurance Claims:

  • It’s best to have an Invoice form a Locksmith


Locksmiths charge a call out fee $66 Business Hours

Labour for repairs or installation of locks, $44 (1/2 hour) 

Common Dead Locks

Most of these locks cost between $100 to $300 

Below are quality dead locks that are made in Australia By Lockwood & ADI.


Unit front door deadlock
Heavy duty shop or garage lock
Single sided dead bolt
ADI Slim
Heavy duty dead lock
Shop front door lock
Lockwood deadlock 355