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How to Install a Deadbolt and a Lockset

There are many types, styles and finishes available for door hardware. If you plan to purchase a door slab instead of a pre-hung door, or if you are adding a lock to a door, follow these steps for installing deadbolts and locksets.

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Drill a Hole for the Deadbolt

The next step is creating a hole for the latch bolt. Drill holes with a spade bit through the side of the door, following the manufacturer’s template.

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