How to remove and replace a door handle / door knob. How to install a door knob. This is a job that can be done quickly and easily without any special tools (a cordless drill with a Phillips bit or a hand held Phillips Head screw driver). Follow the steps outlined below for a hassle free experience.
Remove the two screws with a Phillips head screw driver on the base plate of the door handle set which generally can be found on the inside side of the door.
With the two screws removed, you can now separate the two sides of the door handle / door knob set. The two handles just simply pull apart leaving the latch in the door only. Be prepared during this stage as once the screws are removed there is a tendency for the two handles to fall to the ground
Remove the two screws on the edge of the door that hold the latch in place. Remove the latch from the door.
Time to attach the new door handle / door knob set. Take the new latch from the packet and insert it into the door. With the two screws provided, screw the latch in place.
You will notice that on the latch itself there are two holes on either side of the centre hole. These holes are there as a guide to insert the door handle screw posts through. Place the handle / knob (the one that has the screw posts attached ) against the door and at the same time inserting square peg through the square hole and the screw posts through the screw post holes.
Line up the opposing handle / knob up on the other side of the door ensuring that you position the screw holes up with the screw posts of the other handle.
Insert the two screws that are provided and screw the two door handles / knobs together.
So there you have it. Door handles replaced. You may want to replace the latch on the jamb while you are at it. This is generally a simple procedure of removing the old latch, and attaching the new one with the two screws provided.
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