To install a key lock on a sliding glass door, drill two mounting holes, fasten the lock onto the door with screws, and drill the lock bolt hole. Test the lock with a key.
Clear dirt and dust from the door track, align the lock at the base of the door, tap the base of the outer glass to locate the point where the glass ends, and use a sharpie to mark the point. Hold the lock straight against the inner glass, align the bolt in the lock with the mark, and draw a circle in the lock's top screw hole. Hold a steel punch in the center of the hole, tap the punch with a hammer to create a slight indentation, and slowly drill a fairly deep first mounting hole into the glass.
Align the lock to the inner door frame, insert a screw into the drilled hole, and fasten the lock onto the door. Mark the other screw hole with a sharpie, drill another hole, and screw in the screw.
Push in the lock bolt, mark around the bolt, unscrew the lock, tap an indentation, and drill the lock bolt hole using a 1/8-inch drill bit followed by 1/2-inch bit. Screw the lock, slide the bolt into the bolt hole and test the lock with a key.
To remove a door frame, detach the door, loosen and remove the screws that hold the frame to the wall, and pull out the frame from the wall. If necessary, get a friend to help you lift the frame from the wall.Full Answer >
Installing door trim adds a sense of style to your room and isn't complicated as it might first appear. Once you have all the tools to complete the job, installing door trim takes just a few hours. You need the door trim material, a tape measure, a level, hammer, nails, miter saw, wood putty, wood sealer and paint.Full Answer >
Remove a broken key from a lock by spraying the lock with lock lubricant, aligning the keyhole in a vertical position, inserting a jigsaw blade beside the key and pulling it out. Once you see the end of the key, use needle-nose pliers to finish the removal.Full Answer >
All that is needed for re-keying a Kwikset lock is the function key and the SmartKey learn tool. It takes approximately 10 minutes to change the key.Full Answer >