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Always buy the new door knob before you remove the old one hold it up to the door first to ensure that it fits with the decor and will cover the hole once the old one is removed. Tools needed to install. A screwdriver or two is all that is needed for the job. The kind of model and brand will determine which screwdriver you will need. You may need all of the following or just some it all depends on the kind of door knob that you have chosen: A small flat headed screwdriver A large flat headed screwdriver Phillips screwdriver Allen wrenches How to remove your old one You need to locate the base plate this is the rosette.
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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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.