Can the lock release fit to left hand or right hand doors?
Yes, it can fit either and also inward and outward opening because the face plate is reversibleWhy is it ideal for uPVC doors?
It has a very slimline and small body unlike conventional lock releases. It has an elongated sash face plate that will retro fit the original uPVC lock catch location on the door frame. This will still allow you to 'double lock' the door if requiredHow easy is it to fit to a uPVC door?
This will depend upon experience but typically, it will take about an hourCan it be used for timber doors?
Yes, it can be used for any door that has a dead lock fitted
If your uPVC door is the type that when unlocked, you can gain entry by turning the external door handle (No key required) then you will need to have the door lock modified in order to disable this function yet allow you to still double lock the door from the outside. Much like your house front door if it is of uPVC or Composite design, when unlocked, you cannot gain entry unless you use the key
To have your door lock modified will require a uPVC door specialist. If this is the case, most installers will suggest fitting a magnetic lock instead Magnetic Lock