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Do I Need a Latch?


A latch is the internal mechanism (installed inside the door) with the tongue protruding from the edge of the door. The latch is what makes the handles functional. Without a latch, the door would not be able to be closed and held in place or opened by turning the handle.


For a fully functional passage set you will require a set of Passage door knobs and a tubular latch.

If you are replacing existing door handles and have tubular latches or mortice locks installed in the door/s that you wish to use, in 98% of cases you can retain these and just replace the handles.
If you needed more information on replacing your existing handles, please click here.

If you do require a latch, you can add this to your order with your door handle by following the steps on the product page. If you need assistance with this, please don't hesitate to contact us by email or phone or click here with help on choosing your latch.