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How to Install a Deadbolt Lock

Don't rely on a spring-loaded doorknob to keep your home safe from intruders -- it's much better to install a deadbolt lock that can be opened only with a key from either side.

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Materials

  • deadbolt lock

Tools

  • drill
  • drill bits
  • driver bits
  • hole saw
  • wood chisel
  • spade bits

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