Closet Door Knobs Glass - This is a simple guide to changing a busted doorknob in your home. Carpenters charge by the hour and you also have to wait in line to allow them to take some time to come and do what you need. Follow these easy directions and you'll be able to get rid of that bothersome door knob that sticks or does not work anymore in a few minutes without breaking a sweat. This guide applies to normal knobs that are found all over your property, if you want to modify the front door knob, well, that's a different story which we will deal with in a separate article. The very first thing to do is to go out and find the newest doorknob, decide on the one you like even if it is different to the ones that you already have around your home. The mechanism in all of them works in much the exact same way and their match on the door is regular. The process of changing the doorknob is simple and easy to do because all you will do is exchanging one for another.
The first thing to do is to break open the new doorknob and make sure all the necessary parts are not there. You will find a listing of these on the instruction page. This is actually the metallic piece that sticks out of the door and is drawn inside the door once the knob is turned. Now take a look at the side of the door that does not have the lock, the one that is on the inside side of the door. Look at the bottom of the knob, near the door itself, and you'll see a little hole with a little separation inside of it. Take a key such as the piece of metal that's contained in the new doorknob place and put it in the little gap prying it open. Pull the doorknob out as you pry the gap until it comes out completely.
You will have eliminated the decorative portion of the mechanism and the surgical part is going to be exposed. Against the door itself, you will see a round piece of metal which is held in place by 2 big screws, remove the screws all the way. Once done you will now see the inside of the wooden door and the component of the doorknob that goes through it. Push the opening and closing mechanism on the front of the door and at precisely the exact same time pull the rest of the piece of this doorknob in the exterior, it is going to slide out easily leaving a hole that goes through the door. After this is completed, take the opening and closing mechanism and then slide it out the front of the door also. Nowadays you have to reverse the procedure, set the opening and closing mechanism through the front part of the door, make sure the flat side of this mechanism appears to the side to where the door opens. If the door opens outwards the flat side ought to look outwards also, in case it opens to the inside the flat side ought to look inwards.
Locate both big screws and the metal cover that goes on the inside and screw it in place. Make sure it is tight but not overly tight. The surgical mechanism is in place, now it is time to finish the decorative area of the installation. Take the decorative plate that covers the mechanism and slips into place until it locks. Before putting in the decorative doorknob, lock the door and try the key without even closing the door. The door should unlock and lock without significant pressure or immunity.
If it works properly, closes the door and locks it, try the key again. If there's resistance or it is hard to open, loosen the screws on the front or on the cylinder supports just a little, one or two turns should do it, try the door again, it ought to be okay. Slip in the decorative door knob on the inside and turn it a bit until it clicks and locks into place. Congratulations you are now the proud owner of a new door knob that you installed personally. There are lots of little things such as this that you are able to learn how to do around the home, in your free time that will help save you money and even time in case your home or plumber is quite busy and you have to make an appointment for them to come work for you. I am sure that in case you follow these basic directions and keep your eye on the diagram included with your new doorknob you'll have no problems, you might even enjoy yourself doing any handyman work.