Change a door handle - Do It Yourself: Repair Do It...

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Do It Yourself: Repair Do It Yourself To print this page, select File then Print from your browser URL: http://www.diynet.com/diy/dr_repair/article/0,2037,DIY_13800_2272514,00.html Change a Door Handle From " Ask DIY " episode ADI-202 -- More Projects » Even beginners can install a new doorknob with a power drill and slot screwdriver. Figure A Figure B Q: A couple of doorknobs in my house have seen better days. Can I easily replace them? A: (Brad Staggs, Ask DIY Home Repair Expert) Sure. It's a very simple project. Even if there's nothing wrong with your doorknob, you might want to upgrade to one that's easier for people with disabilities to open. Before you buy a doorknob, though, take off the old one and take it to the store for comparison. Also make sure you know whether your doorknob goes on the right or left side of the door. To remove the old knob and install the new, follow these steps. Materials: Lock set with key and screws Flathead or slot screwdriver Power drill Safety glasses 1. The toughest part is getting the old doorknob off. If your doorknob
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