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There are two major types of deadbolt: surface mount and internal. While surface mount deadbolts locks are easier to install, internal deadbolts provide more security. You can make your home much less attractive to thieves with a few simple tools and a little effort. Emergency Locksmith is happy to provide this information as a service to you. we know that a happy customer is a return customer so we are here to provide you with the best locksmith service an d any knowledge you need so you can save your self money here are some tips on how to install your own dead bolt locks.

The First Step For Installing an Internal or an External Deadbolt is as follows:
Surface mount template.
Tape the surface mount deadbolt template to the door.
  1. An internal deadbolt should be 6"-12" above, or at least 6" below, the lockset. Check the area where you intend to place the deadbolt to make sure it won't interfere with any other door hardware. An external deadbolt can be placed anywhere on the door.
  2. There will be a template for the lock in the package. Tape the template to the door according to the manufacturer's instructions. Use a combination square to make sure that the template is square with the door.

  3. Mark the location of the screw holes and the cylinder hole on the door. Drill pilot holes for the screws, and use a hole saw to drill the hole for the lock cylinder. Stop drilling when the pilot bit comes through the door, and finish drilling from the other side. Drilling from both sides should keep the face of the door from splintering. For steel door installation, us a bi-metal hole saw.
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