Addalock Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes – if your door opens inwards and has enough space between the door and the frame to fit the Addalock in.
Take a quarter (coin) and see if it fits in the space between the lock and the frame. If it does then the addalock will fit.

NO. The lock you have has nothing to do with the Addalock working.

You do not need any tools to install the addalock. Remove it from the package read the instructions and you should be able to use it right away. It is portable. Use it at home or take it with you.
No. The addalock is used to lock and stay. NOT lock and leave. It is to protect you when you are in your home or in a room and not your belongings when you leave.
If you replied yes to questions 1 & 2 then it will work on other doors in your home.

If there is a space between the lock and the frame and the claws of the chrome metal handle fit into the strike plate then it will work.

The claws of the chrome body fit into the strike of the frame and when the door is closed the body is secured in place. Once you slide the moving rod of the red handle into the butterfly hole of the body the handle keeps the door shut. Please look and read the instructions.
No it only comes in one size and the handle color is always RED to indicate safety.
It makes no difference if your latch or bolt fit in the hole of the chrome body of the Addalock.

The Addalock works only with the door strike on the frame and the door itself nothing to do with bolts and latches.

Note: if you both a latch and a dead bolt on your door use the addalock on the strike of the latch. That way you have the deadbolt still working and adding another lock. That id where the name came from Add-A- Lock