Further down have written a short guide, which explains how to measure a UPVC door handle and the different types available.
There are a few different types of door handle that can be fitted to a UPVC door or composite door. Here are the most common types of handles for both UPVC and composite doors;
Lever-Lever door handles consists of a pair inline handles fitted to either side of the door.
Lever-Pad door handles have a lever handle on one side of the door and a paddle shaped handle on the other side of the door. If your paddle is fixed, your door has a key wind door lock. If your paddle handle can be moved, then you have a split or double spindle door lock.
Lever-Pull door handles have a lever on side and fixed handle on the other side of the door.
Before ordering a new door handle, it is important to know which type of handle you need to order and more importantly the PZ size. The PZ is a measurement in millimetres between the centre of the door handle spindle and the centre of the cylinder hole. Here is a door measurement diagram below.
The easiest way to order an external door handle via our website, is by using the *filters that are located on the left hand side of the Desktop screen.
It’s easy to order door handles - just follow these 3 simple steps.
Type — the most common type of external door handles are usually Lever/Lever, Lever/Pad or Lever/Fixed.
Brand — choose from main brands including Avocet/WMS, Fullex, Hoppe, Mila, Millenco, Roto & Winkhaus.
PZ Size— the distance between the spindle centre and the centre point of the cylinder.
*Please note that the Mobile version of the website does not use filters. In that case, simply enter the required PZ size into the internal Search Products... input box at the top of the page.