How To Replace A Storm Door Lock. Measure the width of the door. Remove the old broken door handle.
You can purchase either a schlage® or kwikset® key cylinder since they are interchangeable. Lock cylinders can also be found in the ignition in most vehicles. You can swap out the handle in about 10 minutes.
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How To Replace A Broken Door Handle.
The process of measuring for a new storm door can be broken down into four basic steps: Angle lockcase and insert notch at top into slot and slide lockcase into the slot. Put the inside section of the lock cylinder in the door in the way that the holes align for the.
Note The Orientation Of The Lockcase During Dissassembly.
A wide range of choices for you to choose from. Slide the latchbolt into its hole before placing the lock cylinder's outside key section in the door. Unscrew the lock from the door, and remove the locking mechanism.
Check For Potential Obstructions That Will Impact The Storm Door Placement.
It should not touch the mechanism of the inside latch. Typically, two mounting screws hold the old handle together. Remove and replace lock case (left hand 3 shown) 1.
Remove The Old Broken Door Handle.
Replacement key cylinders come with two (2) cut keys and two (2) key blanks. You’ll see three vertically spaced mounting holes in the screen door (wood doors may require different hardware). Place the new handle onto the outside of the door.
To Rekey Your Storm Door To Match Your Entry Door Schlage® Key Cylinder, A New Storm Door Key Cylinder Is Required.
Interchangeable lock cylinders are often found in residential and office doors, while storefront lock cylinders are typically found in the doors for retail outlets and businesses. To lock your storm door from the interior of your home, close the door. To view the lock replacement options for your storm door, visit the storm and screen door part store or enter your storm door serial number to.