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How to Install an Exterior Door Knob

If you are thinking about adding some extra home security measures to your property, then you should start securing the area where most burglars make their way into your house – the front door. You need to make sure that your exterior door is strong enough to protect you against forced entry.

Evaluating your door’s durability is very important. You need to understand every single part of your door such as the hinges, frame and of course your doorknob. You need to have a robust doorknob installed on your door. It will give your door additional protection against intruders.

Do you want to install a reliable doorknob to your exterior door? If you want to learn this task, you can check out the video below for the complete installation steps:

Instructional Video: Installing a mortise lock

A mortise door lock or mortise lock is a certain type of lock commonly used in homes. They may be not as popular as the standard cylindrical lock set. However, they are slowly making a comeback in upper middle class and upper class homes.

Among the numerous types of lock we have in the market today, mortise lock is considered as one of the toughest in terms of providing security. This type of lock is very difficult to force open as it is fitted to the side of the door.

Mortise door locks can be lever operated or can accommodate a standard cylindrical lock. In addition to the security it gives, mortise locks are also more ornate compared to the other types of lock.

If you want to install a mortise lock into your door, watch the video below: