Exterior door knobs – Installation of a new door knob on an exterior door is a simple project. There is only one difference in the installation of the exterior door handle from the interior door handle. This difference is the screws holding latch in place. The screws are extra security to make it more difficult to remove the door knob. When you install an exterior door knob, always make sure that the keyhole facing outward and the screws are facing.
Install exterior door knobs; Insert the lock piece into the small hole on the edge of the door. The latch should be positioned so that the curved side facing the interior of the house. Insert two screws into the holes on the front of the lock piece. There is a hole above the lock and one below it. Tighten the screws with a screwdriver to hold the lock in place.
Place the door handle with keyhole through the door from the outside. Slide opposite the knob from the inside, so that the two studs are close together and are flush with the door. Insert two screws through the holes on the inside of the exterior door knobs. Tighten the screws with a screwdriver. Position the strike plate on the doorjamb. Place it so that the lock fits into it when the door is closed. Screw the plate to the frame with two screws.