Questions about: doors

Any locksmith can tell you by looking at the key, if it has been poorly duplicated, or you can take a close-up or macro photo and post it here. If you're using the original key (it will have the full SCHLAGE name on it) then obviously a poorly-cut du
although every situation is different, generally when you frame the opening, add: horizontal 3/4" to each side for the jamb (or whatever the jamb thickness is) 1/2" to each side for the gap for shimming the jamb 1/4" extra for bifold or french doors
When you rent an old house, drafty doors and windows come with the territory. While sealing a drafty door should be a landlord expense, this is one fix-it project you can manage on your own at very little cost. Sealing a drafty door will make your ho
When deadbolt lock jam, it presents a tough problem to solve, mainly due to the frustration involved. The main cause of jammed deadbolt locks is someone trying to force them to work. When you remain calm, a lock does not take long to fix
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The door to our garage has an Ives Rota Closer. In the past the door has always swung shut on its own, however today our daughter was pulling the door open (a bit too far I think) and now it suddenly seems to have lost its "pull" and the door no long
It can be done fairly easily, with normal hinges too. It would take a bit of alternative framing and jamb work. Open any normal "in swinging" door 90° and look at the gap between the door and jamb on the hinge side
1 Remove the hardware from the door. Use a Phillips screwdriver to remove the Emtek door hardware from the door. You don't need to remove the internal latch (that thing that keeps the door shut)
We've lost the key to our Novoferm garage door lock and as the company that installed it quoted over a hundred pounds to fit a replacement I thought I would get the lock and fit it myself. I took the handle off by removing the screw that goes through
Reference Number: KB-00294 Last Modified: July 16, 2015 The information in this article applies to: QUESTION I would like to know know to change the door hinge placement on a door in my plan. ANSWER You can adjust both the side of a hinged door that