Wardrobe Door Knobs Crystal - This is a simple guide to changing a damaged doorknob in your home. Carpenters fee by the hour and you also need to wait in line to allow them to have the time to come back and do everything you need. Follow these easy instructions and you can eliminate that bothersome door knob that sticks or does not work anymore in a couple of minutes without breaking a sweat. This guide applies to standard knobs that are found throughout your house, if you would like to modify the front door knob, nicely, that is a different story which we'll deal with in another article. The first thing to do would be to go out and get the new doorknob, decide on the one you enjoy even if it's different to the ones you already have around the house. The mechanics in all of them works in much the exact same manner and their match on the door is standard. The practice of changing the doorknob is straightforward and easy to do since all you will do is exchanging one for another.
The very first thing to do would be to split open the new doorknob and also make sure all the necessary parts are there. You will find a list of these on the education page. Open the door and using the Phillips screwdriver remove the 2 screws holding the door closing mechanism set up. This is the metallic piece that sticks from the door and can be drawn inside the door once the knob is turned. Now have a look at the side of the door that doesn't have the lock, the one that is on the inside side of the door. Look at the base of the knob, near the door itself, and you will notice a little hole with a little separation inside of it. Take a key like the piece of metal that is included in the new doorknob set and set it in the little hole prying it open. Pull the doorknob out as you pry the hole until it comes out completely.
You will have removed the decorative part of the mechanism and the operative part will be exposed. Against the door itself, you will notice a round piece of metal which is held in place by 2 big screws, remove these screws all of the way. Once done you will now see the interior of the wooden door and the part 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 remaining piece of the doorknob in the exterior, it will slide out smoothly leaving a hole that goes through the door. Once this is done, take the opening and closing mechanism and slide it from the front of the door too. Nowadays you need to reverse the procedure, place the opening and closing mechanism throughout the front part of the door, be sure that the flat side of the mechanism looks to the side to which the door opens. If the door opens outwards the flat side ought to look outwards too, if it opens into the interior the flat side ought to look inwards.
Now slip in the cylinder throughout the doorknob hole while holding the opening and closing mechanism pushed in so that it fits to the space provided for it at the doorknob cylinder. Find the two big screws and the metal cover that goes on the interior and twist it in place. Make sure it's tight but not too tight. Test this by turning the outside knob, the opening and closing mechanism ought to retract with no immunity. The operative mechanism is set up, now it's time to complete the decorative part of the installation. Just 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 actually closing the door. The door should lock and unlock without significant pressure or immunity.
When it works correctly, closes the door and locks it, try out the key again. When there is resistance or it's difficult to open, loosen the screws on the front or on the cylinder supports only a little, one or two turns should do it, try out 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 many little things like this that you are able to learn how to do around the house, in your spare time that will save you money and maybe even time if your home or electrician is very active and you need to make an appointment for them to come work for you. I am positive that if you follow these simple instructions and keep an eye on the diagram as well as your new doorknob you will have no problems, you might even enjoy yourself doing some handyman work.