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How to Install a Door Lock


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At present, the need for door locks has not lost its relevance. The number of locks produced in different forms and models can satisfy the needs of all comers.

However, the question often arises as to how to install a door lock.

If it is a waybill, then there are no special problems, but over the mortgages you have to work hard.

You will need

  • Lock, pencil, screwdriver or drill, chisel



There are general rules for installing mortise locks, regardless of their size and modifications. The lock is installed on the door leaf at the height of the handle from 90 to 100 cm from the floor.


At first Castle Attach to the door at the height of its installation andMeasure the depth of entry into the canvas. After that, on the front side of the door, circle the tongue part of the lock with a pencil. It must be borne in mind that the markings should be made taking into account the possibility of the tongue panel to close the hole formed.


Then, using a powerful screwdriver or drill, drill the blade to the depth of the lock so that it can freely enter the door cavity. For greater evenness and accuracy, deepen the work by chiselling.


After this, drill a hole for the handle. Insert the lock and assemble it.


It remains to make a recess for the "tongue" on the door frame. To do this, you can smear the "tongue" of the lock with a pencil and thus, closing the door, make a markup.


Next, using a drill and chisel, deepen the place of docking the "tongue" of the door and the box. Then put the decorative accessories. In this way it is possible to install any mortise Castle On the interior and entrance doors.

How to Install a Door Lock Was last modified: June 21st, 2017 By Lebpaecw
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