Front Door Handle Replacement Door Knobs With Locks Glass Door Knobs Door Knobs With Locks Privacy Door Knob
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Privacy and passage knobs turn and operate a latch mechanism - the difference is privacy style knobs have a push pin lock (these are generally used on bathrooms or bedrooms). Single dummy and double dummy knobs do not turn or operate a latch mechanism - a single dummy knob is one knob on the exterior side of the door while a double dummy is a knob on either side of one door. Note: Most double dummy knobs cannot be used on two separate doors. Knobs come in a variety of materials and designs. Glass or solid brass door knobs are a great choice because they add a lot of extra detail to your door. As door knob sets age they can become dented or scratched so replacing them with high quality sets is important.
They also will be getting a lot more wear and tear on an outside door and may not be strong enough to handle it. Its not just door knobs but there are also handles that can replace a door knob to give you door a little different look. The sliding door handles have a more industrial look. If you are creating a home with a modern décor motif these may be just the pieces you are looking for. An added bonus of the door handle door knob varieties is that for some they are easier to open. As many people age they have limited mobility in their hands from arthritis or other muscle reducing ailments. Sometimes grabbing a hold of a normal door knob and turning it is a difficult proposition. But with a sliding door handle its much easier to open a door just push the handle down and the door pops open. Even if they have limited hand mobility these doors can be opened by just leaning on the handle to trigger the mechanism.
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Unscrew any screws on the rosette on both sides of the door. The mountain plate which is an additional plate needs to be unscrewed and removed on both sides. Remove the screws that on the face plate which is situated on the edge of the door this acts as a guide for the latch to fit into the door. Remove this and then the latch. Remove the flat metal plate which guides the latch when it is closed this is known as the strike plate. Now its time to install the new door knob Firstly you need to attach the flat metal plate that goes on the frame with the screw provided. This plate catches the door latch when the door is closed.