Adhesive Magnet Locks

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Qdos Advantages

The combination of the patented dual depth SureCatch™ and the multi-position Mounting Plate, helps you achieve perfect installation in the absolute majority of drawers and doors.
Adhesive Installation means no drilling and no screwing into your cabinets. (*certain cabinet designs require one screw)
The Qdos Magnet Lock installs with adhesive, unlike traditional magnet locks that require you to remove drawers to drill and screw them in.
Lining up the catch and the magnet lock is tricky business. The Qdos Perfect-Installation Tool takes all the guess work out of installation. Get it right the first time.
Stealthy magnetic locks are hidden so children have a harder time understanding and defeating them. Use for an extended time protecting contents from snooping children and even teenagers.
The Magnet Lock keeps the door or drawer completely closed, leaving no gap for little hands or paws to reach into. This means they are less likely to figure out how the lock works.

Adhesive Magnet Lock FAQs

When installed according to the instructions the Adhesive Magnet Lock is by far the strongest adhesive magnet lock on the market and will withstand a pull force of at least 40 lbs. This is way more force than a child can exert, so yes it will keep pets out as well.
When you remove the Magnet Lock the foam that is in between the two surfaces with the adhesive will actually break, which is exactly what it is supposed to do. You can then take a finger and basically roll back the tape. Any remaining tape residue can be removed with a solvent type Goo Gone. This is a huge advantage if you live in an apartment.
Yes you can, but let us explain our philosophy. We are not fans of an easy on/off switch on magnet locks, as it’s way too easy to forget and now you have defeated the whole purpose of having the lock in the first place and reintroduced a safety risk. However, you can remove the whole magnet lock from the mounting plate if you so desire. Our recommendation is not to do this unless you need to have the drawer or door unlocked for a period of time. This is the Qdos Higher Standard of Safety.
The Adhesive Magnet Locks are specifically designed to be easy to fit and install in standard Framed Cabinets, which constitutes about 90% of all US cabinets, please see rendering below to help tell the difference. However, the Adhesive Magnet Lock will not fit in a Frameless Cabinet, also called Euro Cabinet, or cabinets with completely inset drawers and doors that make the front surface completely flush. We are working on solutions for these type of cabinets as well.
There are two types of double cabinet doors. Most common is just standard doors, but some cabinets have overlapping doors. For the overlapping doors you would only need one magnet lock to lock the door that overlaps the other. For standard doors we offer two options. One is to use a magnet lock on each door. The other option is to use our Double Door Lock. This is a quick and easy way to open and lock both doors at the same time with one hand. The patented ZeroPinch™ design eliminates any movement and possible finger pinch gaps between the doors
Installing locks and latches in drawers and on doors usually is a very tricky business, as you have to get the parts to line up perfectly in order for them to lock properly. We have taken the challenge out of this with the help of the patented Perfect-Installation Tool. This tool takes all the measuring and guess work out of lining up the parts correctly. After installing the SureCatch, simply connect the pieces with the Perfect Installation Tool and close the drawer or door and things will line up perfectly.
Don’t worry, it only takes a few days of use and it will become second nature to know where the locks are. To help in this process we have small training stickers included. Simply slide the magnet key to find the location that opens the lock, which is just above where the magnet lock is on the inside, and put a sticker there to help you find it in the beginning. If at all possible it helps to place all magnet locks in the same location for all drawers.
It’s strong enough to work through 1.5” thick wood, which is plenty to work through the thickness of a normal drawer front and the drawer box.
You cannot open the Adhesive Magnet Lock without using the magnet key. If anybody forcefully try to open it, they will either damage the hardware on the cabinetry or destroy the magnet lock, even though that takes over 40 lbs of force.
Each magnet key comes with an adhesive storage disc that you can place where it’s convenient, as long as it’s out of reach of children. Remember that the magnet lock will be effective to keep even older children out. By keeping the storage key “hidden” as long as possible, you will gain the benefit of Qdos ExtendSecure™ Safety.
We currently do not offer extra magnet keys at retail, contact us and we’ll be happy to help you.
When installing the magnet lock, they can either be mounted on the inside of the drawer front or on the drawer box, the frame that makes up the drawer. This depends on the construction/size of the drawer. Usually on shallow drawers the mounting will be on the drawer box, while on deeper drawers it will be on the drawer front. If not addressed, this leads to different size openings and can easily create an unsafe gap that is too big and allows a child to reach inside. To offset this we use the patented SureCatch™ has two catches at different depths to create the same safe opening.
There are two different locations inside a drawer to attach the lock, either on the drawer box or on the inside of the drawer front. However, sometimes depending on the depth of the drawer, it requires you to attach the lock right on and over the edge of the drawer box. Thanks to the multi-position mounting plate we can solve that otherwise very tricky situation, by turning the mounting plate vertical so it can reach up over the edge of the drawer box. However, this means the top part of the adhesive has nothing to attach to and in order to be on the safe side we suggest that you add a screw to securely hold the mounting plate in place.