How to Replace a Lock: A Step-by-Step Guide

It's never a good time to lock yourself out of your house, but it's incredibly frustrating when you have to get back inside for an important meeting or because you've just finished cooking dinner and the smell is starting to waft through the windows. So if that happens to you, don't panic! This step-by-step guide will show you how to replace a lock quickly and easily, so you can get on with your day. Learn more here.

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When it comes time to replace a lock, you may be wondering where to start. This step-by-step guide will walk you through the process of replacing a traditional deadbolt lock. First, remove the screws from the doordoor'sike plate using a screwdriver. Next, take out the old certainty by unscrewing its mounting bolts with a wrench. Note: Be careful not to lose any of the small parts with the new lock. Install the new lock by following these same steps in reverse order. Ensure that all of the screws are tight and that there is no space between the door and frame. Finally, test out your new lock by turning it both ways to ensure it works properly. Learn more about How to Replace a Lock: Tips and Tricks for a Quick and Easy Job.