French door locks – If you just moved to a new home, it is advisable to change the lock as soon as possible. While some of the new owners choose to hire a locksmith to do it, you can do it yourself with the right tools and measures. Purchase a kit lock the door and keep the manufacturer’s instructions to determine the appropriate measures and placement.
Draw a straight line and level with a level and a pencil where you want to place the center of the French door locks. Draw it on the front, side and rear part thereof. Measures the center of the line through the side door. Tapping on the end of a nail to mark the point.
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Make a hole for the bolt with a spade bit, which is the same size as the one you have acquired. Consult the manufacturer’s instructions your French door locks, to determine the depth to drill the hole. Drill a hole for the locking mechanism and the door handle according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Do it slowly until the bit begins to drill on the other side. When that happens, drilled on the opposite side of the door until the hole is completely drilled.