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5 Takeaways That I Learned About Doors

Methods of Installing a Deadbolt Lock As long as deadbolt lock is concerned, to opt to just have it installed yourself is a given and when this happens, you will want to make sure that you will have it done accordingly, which is what we will be talking about in this article to help you out. In order for you to have a great start, the very first thing that you will want to look into is to make sure that you will have the manufacturer’s copy or the template because from this, you should then have the security that you are on the right track. The reason behind why you will want to look into these things is because of the fact that there will be markings and whatnot that you will definitely need to ensure that you will have your deadlock installed respectively and according to the very type of door that you have. When you have the markings placed respectively, then you will want to start cutting the holes that you have marked with the use of the template that you have along as you purchased the deadbolt lock. So that you will be able to have the hole cut appropriately, you will want to use the right tools and for this regard, a hole saw is most appropriate for such. Make sure that you will stop cutting through the door once the pilot bit comes through the opposite side and finish on the other side so you will be able to avoid having splinters. By using a 1 1/2 ” space bit, to have the hole drilled appropriately should be achieved easily.
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Keep in mind that you will also have to dry-fit the bolt right into the hole that you have drilled and make sure that you will include the trace around the faceplate as well. So that you will be able to mortise the surrounding area, make sure that you will use chisel as this is the only tool that should fit perfectly for such purpose as the moment. So that you will be able to recess the faceplate, tap the tool deep enough and to have the rounded corners mortised accordingly, a smaller chisel should do the trick.
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Once you have the marked area mortised appropriately, make sure that you will then secure the bolt to the door using screws to lock the entire thing respectively. After that, you will then have to install the cylinder and the thumb lever plates. To do so, dry-fit these things and you should then have a good indication on how to fit the pieces altogether. You should then opt to screw the holes as well so you will then be able to mount the holes. Using a paint or anything that could represent a mark, accurately mark the end of the bolt and close the door. Turn the deadbolt a few more times and you should then see two overlapping holes in the doorframe and by using a space bit, drill these things accordingly. The strike plate should be screwed accordingly once you have mortised the area.