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How to Install a New Door Knob and Deadbolt
Ethan | February 27, 2013
How to Install a New Door Knob and Deadbolt

One of the questions readers are repeatedly asking us is how to change out a door lock and deadbolt. Fortunately, replacing existing door hardware is an easy project because you don’t have to worry about mortising the door or door jamb (like you would for a first-time installation). Swapping in a new knob or deadbolt can be done in as little as 15 minutes if you know what you’re doing. I tackled this project last weekend, and I took a lot of pictures so you can know what to expect when you change out your hardware.Remove... 

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