How difficult is it to replace door locks?

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I’m wanting to replace 3 door locks and would also like to know which ones are the best to use.

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  • Linda Sikut Linda Sikut on Dec 09, 2017
    The best type of door lock is a dead bolt lock. Here's how to put one in. Wishing you the best.

  • 27524803 27524803 on Dec 09, 2017
    We, personally, like those made by Schlage and putting in a new door lock is not hard... just pay attention when you take one out...and make sure the screws are on the inside of the door. You may have to enlarge the hole the bolt goes into on the door jamb.

  • Anything with a good deadbolt. My house has handle lock and deadbolt. My preferred brand is Schlage.

  • Eleanor Korf Eleanor Korf on Dec 09, 2017
    If the locks are in good condition you can have them re-keyed at most places that make keys. You take them out and take the parts to a hardware store whey they do that work (H.D. and Lowes are two places you can have the work done). If the locks need replacing it is a realtively simple job. If the locks you purchase don't have instructions ask someone at the store to show you how to do it. You will need at least screwdrivers to do the job.

  • Cwi17834493 Cwi17834493 on Dec 09, 2017
    thank you!

  • Dfm Dfm on Dec 09, 2017
    no not hard.. just follow thr instructions, and if doing entry doors get them keyed the same. i cant get new locks on my entry doors...they are not a standard width for todays 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  • Dfm Dfm on Dec 09, 2017
    this is what happens when the cat sleeps on the key board.