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After you've decided on a door handleset that will complement your home's design and style, the installation can begin. Remember to bring a measurement of your door thickness with you when shopping for new door handlesets, so that you know all the included hardware will work on your door.
There are generally three simple steps to follow when installing door handles on a new door:
• Use a template made of cardboard or paper to help you decide on handle placement.
• Punch a hole in your template with a nail, so you know where to drill the holes for the handle. Position the template on your door, make a mark on the hole, and then drill.
• The last step is to securely install the door handlesets.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|