Installing door locks becomes an effortless task when using Defiant locks, which manufactures locks exclusively for The Home Depot. These locks are easily installed on pre-drilled doors with a single Phillips screwdriver. Economically priced, Defiant locks offer a secure locking system and a modern appeal. For those worried about the quality of these locks, a lifetime guarantee accompanies the purchase. This example of installation is for doors which have been already bored.

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Door knob

Step 1

Install the proper latch plate cover supplied with the lock.

Step 2

Adjust the latch to the back-set dimension of the door.

Step 3

Tap the latch into the latch cutout in the door with the hammer and block.

Step 4

Install the latch with a screwdriver and two screws provided.

Step 5

Install the keyed side of the knob into the large hole in the door face while inserting the stem through the latch hole.

Step 6

Align the hole in the thumb turn knob and insert the stem.

Step 7

Install the two screws supplied for the knob with a Phillips screwdriver.

Step 8

Close the door and check the lock function with the key and verify the thumb turn operates properly.