Here you can find some of our frequently asked questions on bin locks and the Binlocker.
You will need an electric drill to drill the holes to fix the wooden fixing block
You can fit the BinLocker to any structure or item that isn’t easy to move. You can see our video on YouTube showing how simple it is to fit the Binlocker.
Yes the word is power filled treated wood but ideally can be painted with any external wood paint.
We do an exchange. You send back the BinLocker at your own cost and we will replace whichever lock needs replacing for £2 plus the cost of postage
Yes we can supply a back block up to 1200mm long for fitting three bins side by side. Check with sales for current pricing
All the component parts are zinc plated to prevent rust and should give many years good service
We are in the process of contacting BinLocker customers asking if they would be prepared to assist those less able in fitting wheelie bin locks. Simply send us your location and we can check with a previous buyer in your area.
The BinLocker fits all currently supplied wheelie bins, by local authorities, the width between the tangs is 170mm
In cases such as this we supply and fit a BinLocker with a padlock common to all the BinLockers. We supply a triangular key mechanism common to all the bin lockers for holding the lid in position if required.
All component parts are manufactured in the UK.
Currently the locks are supplied from China but we are looking into designing a simpler locking mechanism manufactured in the UK.
The bins that most councils are nominating for food waste collection are too narrow for the current model BinLocker.
We are hoping to introduce a narrow BinLocker within the next few months.
Yes two wooden blocks can be screwed together for fixing bin lockers or alternatively BinLockers can be fitted either side of a fence or gate etc
Most bins used by local authorities and throughout the industry are two sizes the 140 litre and the 240 litre.
The sizing is normally at the front of the bin lid.