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Deadbolt Lock

Deadbolts are locks that operate like door knobs. Unlike other locking mechanisms such as keyed entry systems, deadbolts are operated by turning a knob instead of inserting a key into a slot. This allows you to easily open and close your doors without having to carry keys around. Although deadbolts are easy to operate, they can sometimes be difficult to install correctly. If you’re not familiar with installing deadbolts, then you may end up damaging your doorframe or jamming the mechanism. Fortunately, there are ways to avoid these problems. Read our buyers guide to learn more about deadbolts and how to properly install them.

Residential WiFi Deadbolt in Satin Nickel

LockState

Protect your home and family with the Residential WiFi Deadbolt from LockState. This deadbolt is made of stainless steel for durability and features a satin nickel finish for elegance. The best part? You can connect to the lock using your existing wireless router, so you don't need any additional hardware. Plus, the LockState residential wifi password manager lets you view the history of your connection in real time. And if you want to add or remove users, you can do that easily too. So why wait? Get the Residential WiFi Deadbolt today!

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Designed for exterior use only. Adjustable latch from 2-3/8 2-3/4 inches (60-70mm)Includes four (4) brass keyed alike keys KW1 keyway rounded steel faceplate and strike and zinc alloy latch bolt. Note: To remove the existing knob, first, remove the door lock plate using a flathead screwdriver. Then, pull the knob from the back side of the door. If the knobs are still stuck, apply some WD-40 to the back side of the door and try again.

I installed these yesterday. Contrary to a review I read, they came with all the necessary hardware. They are easier to install and I was more pleased with the quality for the price. All locks operate with the same key. The satin nickel color is very nice and matched the other satin nickel knobs in our home very well. This would be a great choice if you are looking for low price and superior quality entry knobs.

I recently purchased a new home and needed to change the locks without breaking the bank. The knobs I ordered were of a decent quality. I consider myself rather handy for a 26yearold female, but I had never installed door knobs. The installation was easy with the YouTube tutorial, and the instructions provided. I was able to solve it by taking it off, spinning the key mechanism, putting it back on, and repeating until I found the placement that allowed the bolt to turn. I found that it was relatively simple to install.

I am not even a handyman. I did repair and install the doorknob and lock using a regular Phillips head screwdriver.

I finally saw this as a good value three years later and Amazon Basics does not disappoint. I had a bit of a hesitant reaction. I have never changed a door knob before. The instructions were complete and easy to follow. The door went in in less than five minutes without altering the existing door hole. The knob on my old house would not always close without slamming the door shut, and I did not have a key. It locks up tight, and looks better than the previous fading knob. I will purchase another one for my front door.

These locks work nicely. The finish and keyfit are nice. The full fitting, replacing 25yearold lock sets, works without any changes to the holes in the door or frame. The corners are rounded rather than pointed, as someone noted. This may be on a quality door, but it left a small gap in the frame that was not noticeable to me. The packaging was excellent and all parts were wrapped in soft plastic bags. Four keys is an attractive touch. The antique brass color, lighter than I usually see on door sets, but looks nice. I would buy this again if I needed door hardware.

Segal SE 15361 Deadbolt – Jimmy-Proof Design Prohibits Forced Entry by Spreading of Door Frames – Solid Bronze Alloy, Brushed Brass, Angle and FLAT Strike, Single Cylinder

PRIME-LINE

Protect your home and family with the PrimeLine SE15361 Deadbolt! This tough little bolt features a jimmy-proof design, making it difficult for thieves to gain access even if they know the code. The construction is sturdy and the installation is quick and easy. Plus, the included angle and flat strikes make it hard for unwanted visitors to enter. Get yours today!

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The Amazon Basics Grade 3 Electronic Touchscreen Deadbolt Door Lock with Passage Lever Satin Nickel is a stylish high-security deadbolt that combines the ease of a keyless entry with the convenience of a touchscreen. It is ideal for use in high-traffic areas such as entrances to multi-unit buildings, homes, offices, garages, etc. A keypad is included to allow you to program up to 30 user codes for additional security. A single touch of the screen opens the door and a single touch of the lever closes the door. The deadbolt is powered by a battery and has a battery life of up to 1 year. The lock also includes a push button that unlocks the door when the keypad is not being used. The deadbolt has a built-in alarm that will sound if the door is opened without the correct code. The deadbolt has a slim profile and can be installed through a standard door hole.

I may have missed something in the Amazon details, but page 4 of the instruction book states explicitly that this product is for indoor use only. I purchased two of them, one for my front door, and one for my inside door, so one is getting returned. The set I installed today works well, but did take a long time. It took me three hours to install. I did possess all the required tools but it had more to do with my poor finish carpentry skills than the product. You may want to pay someone to install this if you are not really very handy, especially if you are installing a new door and frame.

It is extremely convenient, especially since we've been searching everywhere for keys. We needed them, it allows us to enter and gain access, and I like that everyone has their own codes. If we need a friend, then it's quick and convenient for them to come over, let them out, or feed the fish.

I love all the features of this product. It's beautiful on the door.

The setup was quick and easy. I love the look of it on my door.

Okay, this is a quality lock. It is a slight pain to make, but it is not time consuming or confusing. Just have to hold a few things at once. It has a good build quality. I prefer that when you want to unlock it, it displays a few random keys for you to press before your code. This helps eliminate the issue of wearing down just certain spots, and people watching you key your code in from a distance. You need to firmly press the keypad to awaken it. Try hearing the lock and beep. If it has a problem, it will attempt to lock three times. You should only use it indoors. It's only mentioned in a small section of the instructions. We have covered the main door so that we can use this and we now have codes that family can give out so that they can enter our home without prior setup.

Kwikset 98160-002 Traditional Key Control Deadbolt, Satin Nickel

Kwikset

Upgrade your home security with the Kwikset 98160-002 Traditional Key Control Deadbolt. This tough deadbolt features a steel construction that's built to last, and it comes in a rich satin nickel finish for an elegant look. Installation is a breeze, and you'll be able to enjoy the benefits of increased protection right away. Don't miss out on this must-have home improvement project!

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The Amazon Basics Contemporary Square Deadbolt Door Lock is designed to fit all doors 1-3/8" to 1-3/4" in thickness. It has a fully reversible lever that can be installed on both right-handed and left-handed doors. The 6-way adjustable latch can be adjusted to fit any 2-3/8" or 2-3/4" backset. This deadbolt is certified by ANSI/BHMA.

I purchased the deadbolt and the matching entry door handle to replace the old brass on my basement door. I had never installed a lock set before. I was a little concerned that this was a too good to be true price and either the lock would not be of very good quality or it would be difficult to install. It was great to see very detailed installation instructions, and the lock is very good quality. I installed it with no problems in less than ten minutes. It is a good buy on a budget. It's square and contemporary style looks fantastic.

I have bought this for my bedroom door to provide some security until my roommates figure out how to actually lock the apartment door. I originally purchased a cheaper Honeywell lock, but something went wrong with the installation and the bolt would pull out of the door.

I purchased one brass and one satin nickel finish, both in used condition. Brass is a replacement for a lock that is not working and Satin Nickel is for a new door without a lock. During the brass installation, I discovered the one of the two screws to the cylinder would not go all the way in, and must be the reason it was returned. I ended up using old cylinders and keys so I now have a working lock. I will try a nickel lock later this week and if it is identical, I will order a new one in good condition.

When we were moving to a new kitchen, we came across these. Those are not true fears. I ordered three and each of them was very easy to install it took me about fifteen minutes per door to change out four hinges, a deadbolt, and a door knob purchased from this same Amazon series. Additionally, I was impressed by the look and feel of the deadbolts. The components worked perfectly, and the finish did not appear to be prone to wear or chipping off. The only thing I will add is that it is not a major concern nor something I know all that much about. I do not have a realistic basis to judge how secure these are. In another review I have seen that the locks used here are very simple. If security is the primary concern, you may want to investigate the problem further. If, like myself, you are looking to match other features of your home with a secure feeling lock that is easy to install, look no further. It was a wonderful purchase.

I purchased this item. My new office door had both a hole for a door handle and a dead bolt. I encountered the issue when needing to fill the deadbolt hole using my existing keypad door handle. I searched all over the internet and finally decided on this one. Even though I really will not use it, it is more to fill the hole. So I cannot speak on how the function, durability, or longevity of this deadbolt will be, but I give it five stars. Perhaps one day I will actively use it, but for now, it is just a hole filler.

Copper Creek DB2410SS Single Cylinder Deadbolt, Satin Stainless

Copper Creek

If you're looking for a dependable and long-lasting deadbolt to secure your home or business, the Copper Creek DB2410SS is exactly what you need! This single cylinder deadbolt features an ANSI grade-3 security rating, making it one of the most secure options available today. The tough steel cylinder guard and solid brass cylinder make this option a great choice for any home or business owner. Plus, with the full 1" throw, you can be sure that this will provide a decent amount of protection even if someone tries to force entry. Order your Copper Creek DB2410SS today!

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AmazonBasics modern exterior door handle set is a great addition to any home. It is a durable and stylish way to make your entryway more secure and attractive. The set includes a satin nickel finish deadbolt lock set, a right hand wave door lever, and two brass keys. The deadbolt lock set is easy to install and has a durable zinc alloy body with steel internal structure. The door lever has a comfortable and adjustable zinc alloy handle. It is easy to install and has a steel internal structure. The brass keys are a great alternative to using a keyhole. The set is backed by an Amazon Basics 1-year limited warranty.

I try to save myself money by DIYing things around the house that I bought this past year myself. I bought a door handle to simplify my life because my front door was too hard to open. The door knob is attractive as soon as I opened it. Once I got into installing it I realized it was fairly straightforward. As long as you have your measurements correct on the cut out of your door. I know that no longer have any problems getting in my front door, and as an added bonus it is really attractive update Horrible Do not buy them unless you like being stranded outside without being able to enter your house. I was unable to open my door due to the internal turning mechanism on the thumb press. I had to call a locksmith, and I would have to pay for it to Jimmy. They left my door open nearly breaking my frame. It is a cheap item that is scary.

I installed this door on a new door. It had all the holes predrilled. The AmazonBasics manual presumes you are drilling all the holes. In fact, this would have been the best. It went exactly as planned, although the predrilled holes were slightly different than those expected for this product. The most difficult installation involved chisling out the space for the deadbolt and latch plates along the edge of the door. Both holes had been predrilled. The matching spaces for the strikeplates on the door frame jam clearly have been made with some kind of automatic tool. I wanted a good operation. A quality operation that worked.

It was simple. We have a ring, so I did not need the dead bolt. It looks great and works well. The latch outside of the locking mechanism has a tendency to flop if the lock mechanism is stressed. I chose a template for this, but the cost was low. I am not sure if I ran over my head or if the template is not helpful. The outside is excellent, the installer is simple, and works as expected.

After comparing the prices for similar items, I found the selection at Home Depot and Lowe's very sparse and expensive. I jumped on Amazon and found this much cheaper alternative. I decided to order the door hardware after having it installed. I did not only love it, it was of very strong construction and functions smoothly. I am pleased with my purchase.

It is very heavy duty and does not feel cheap. It is easy to install, and it is fast shipping.

Honeywell 8111409 Single Cylinder Deadbolt, Oil Rubbed Bronze

Honeywell Safes & Door Locks

Protect your home and family with the latest in home security technology from Honeywell! Check out our 811 Series of deadbolts for oil rubbed bronze finish. These bolts are made to withstand tough conditions and have features that make them perfect for any home security needs. Plus, they can be installed on either side of the door, making them versatile and easy to use. So why wait? Get the 8111409 Single Cylinder Deadbolt today!

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The Amazon Basics exterior door knob with lock and deadbolt is designed to match the standard hardware found on many homes today. It is a simple, elegant, and affordable solution for adding security to your front door. It is made of solid brass and features a satin nickel finish. This knob is available in a variety of finishes including polished brass, chrome, bronze, and more. The exterior door knob comes with a zinc alloy latch bolt and a deadbolt. This exterior door knob is backed by a one year limited warranty.

I wanted something inexpensive to replace a handle knob that stopped allowing the door to open properly. It was easy to install and feels nice and sturdy which was a big surprise considering the price. I love that it includes a deadbolt because my previous lock required a key inside and that was just dumb because we lost the key. I would purchase this set again because of the price and quality.

I have two locks on my front and back doors. I feel much safer now because they are well built and easy to install. The price is reasonable and it's within my small budget. I only have a complaint they packed the screws in the wrong boxes. That is minor to me, definitely not worthy of a star off, but wanted to mention so others can be aware. I am very satisfied with my purchase.

I really like the matte finish on this handle. The materials are great and sturdy. I installed a bolt lock with a button pad. They were installed by my contractor friend in thirty minutes. The only reason it took that long was that he had to drill a hole in the door for the new bolt. Installation should take only a few hours.

I was skeptical about the quality, so I only ordered one. I received it and I waspleasantly surprised. The quality was very high. I had it installed in a matter of minutes. After an hour of trying to install, I threw it back in the box and returned. I ordered the second that I needed after this. I'll order again, if I need to.

I had searched the Lowe's website and in the store for door knobs. The lowes store does not carry them in stores, so you must order them from the website, it costs more. I discovered them on Amazon and was excited when I saw the large selection to choose from. They are easy to install and wellmade. They are made in China.

Schlage B60 N COL 622 Deadbolt with Collins Trim, Keyed 1 Side, Highest Residential Security, Matte Black

SCHLAGE

Protect your home and family with the Schlage B60 N COL 622 Deadbolt! This high-quality door lock features an advanced design that is sure to keep you and yours safe and secure. The premium metal construction and quality craftsmanship provide everyday strength and peace of mind. Installation is easy, and it fits both right and left hand doors. Plus, the included self-aligning screw holes make installation a breeze. Get your Schlage B60 N COL 622 today!

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The Schlage B81 single sided residential deadbolt is a modern, stylish and secure door lock. It has a beautiful polished chrome finish and comes with a thumbturn for easy operation. The outside trim is made of solid brass and features a brushed finish. The Schlage B81 deadbolt is available in both interior and exterior styles.

I am a landlord and a DIYer, one of my areas of expertise is changing locks. So this took less than ten minutes to install. It is a very wellmade tool and fits most standard single deadbolt openings. I feel safer a nighttime with this type of deadbolt that can not be bumped from outside even though I also have a vertical deadbolt. I will review it in a few months, to see if the screws loosen up over time.

It is compatible with other nickel hardware. The screw set which we received is similar to the nickel on the lock. The screw assembly did not seem as intuitive nor was it as long as we wanted.

Nice. Simple design and good quality. It was an easy install for a woman without any deadbolt lock experience. I used an old Arrow double keyed deadbolt without keys. Then I used two wire cutters to cut through the outer cap on the inside of the door that has the screws. Once I could peel the metal back, the screw plate fell out and I was able to pull the screws. It lasted just a few minutes. I did not pay a locksmith to remove what I had wanted to throw away. I am looking for a simple deadbolt with a thumb operated operation. This one is perfect. The size is good for easy operation. However, I would have preferred antique copper, which I find fine.

My neighborhood had thieves using cheap lockpick guns to break into garages through inexpensive Schlage and Kwikset locks. Purchasing locks that are not susceptible to snap guns and vibration guns is an expensive investment. It is cheap to find a lock without a keyhole. You are likely only required to lock one door, such as a side door or the secondary door of your garage, and this lock is an effective way to stop simple thieves. The lock will be breached by a big sledgehammer, but it is unlikely it will be quickly bypassed by common hand tools.

I believe the Schlage B80 is a single sided deadbolt that has a thumb turn on the inside with no trim on the outside. The hole in the door does not go through to the outside. The thumb turn can be attached to metal and hollow core doors as well as wooden doors. The B80 is excellent for its price and was exactly what I needed for my application. Even though cheap deadbolts are, their security level is grade 2. I would recommend a deadbolt with a grade one rating for an entry, side, or back door to your house.

Kwikset 99090-018 Signature Series Deadbolt, Pack of 1, Satin Nickel

Kwikset

The Signature Series deadbolt from Kwikset is perfect for any home security needs! This stylish and sturdy bolt features one-touch operation with a motorized latch and backlit keypad for increased convenience. It's also compatible with Kwikset keyways, so you can use it with your existing doors. Plus, the smartkey security feature makes sure only you or a person with your permission can unlock your door. Get yours today!

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I know today that if you put this lock in, you will be very quick. I chose this because of its heavy duty components. Pick up a competitor's lock, and notice the difference in weight and the components. The lock bolt is moved manually, while it is electronic. It is important because the battery life for locks with automatic bolts is greatly reduced. I am aware that the bolt is in place because I turn the lock. It will expand and contract as I get sunlight at different times of year. Having an automatic lock that requires more force due to the door shifting can cause issues with the life of the mechanism or in some cases may not lock when you think it did. If I notice that the lock is starting to bind, I can pull or push on the door while throwing the bolt thus relieving any pressure and protecting the components. I feel as if I will get a better life from this lock. I bought a handle that matches mine. I was impressed by the components and the ease of installation.

I purchased this keyless door lock after my previous ones had failed. The issue with fully motorized deadbolts is that they require perfect alignment of the door and door frame with minimal interference. I have heavy weather stripping and a deadbolt that is so tight in the door frame. The motorized version had two problems. The deadbolt is manual actuated. The keyless pad locks the outside actuator, so you can manually move the deadbolt. I find this to be effective in my situation. I find the battery life to be good. If the battery does break down and you are locked out, you can put a 9V battery on the terminal outside and the keypad will work. The installation took five minutes. The first time you program the program, it takes five minutes to learn the instructions.

I have changed the deadbolts on this lock. I purchased five locks from Amazon and one from the hardware store. I am also adding a second deadbolt from Abloy or BiLoc just to add to the security of my doors. I have searched through more than a dozen combination locks before I came across this one. There are only a few companies that produce combination locks. Addition of a combination deadbolt with a key backup is not recommended if you are trying to secure your house from picking and bumping. This loss does not have any key backup system so it cannot be bumped or picked. You just need to take a 9volt battery, and touch it to the two builtin posts and enter your combination. Schlage is doing this because it has one of the best combination locks on the market today. I found that the online price was cheaper than any other place I have ever seen.

I was looking for a passcode lock that was safe and easy to use but did not connect to the internet. I am an IT professional with twenty years of experience. I appreciate the convenience that technology brings to us. Online is a very bad way to remove locks. This fits the bill. It provides convenience of not carrying a key, but does not come with the risk of connecting to the internet. There is no way to pick this lock because it does not have a key hole.

I installed a new front door, then upgraded it. My wife and I desired a reliable deadbolt solution that does not require a key. The Schlage's design is elegant, reliable, high quality, and easy to install. I gave Easy Locking a four star because the deadbolt does not lock alone when closing the door upon leaving. You require to enter your code and then manually lock the deadbolt when you leave. It is an easy to accept compromise for reliability and dependability compared to app supported locks who still have flaws and eat batteries like nothing for electrically turn the locking mechanism.

Schlage B60 N 619 Deadbolt, Keyed 1 Side, Highest Residential Security, Satin Nickel

SCHLAGE

Upgrade your home's security with the Schlage B60 N 619 Deadbolt! This tough little bolt is rated at least "High" on both sides of the scale, making it one of the most trusted residential security products on the market today. It features a 1-sided design for easy installation, and comes with all the necessary hardware for ultimate convenience. Plus, the included lock kit makes this product even more versatile. Get yours today!

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A stylish, functional deadbolt, the Copper Creek DB2410SS is a perfect addition to any home. Its sturdy, attractive cylinder design is a unique look that fits well in a variety of architectural styles. Its also available in a satin finish for a more sophisticated look.

I ordered a deadbolt and other Copper Creek knobs in preparation to sell my house. The condo had different style hardware. Maybe a bit of brass or chrome. It needed a cohesive look. The deadbolt has a beautiful satin finish and it elevated the appearance of our door for a lot less money than other brands. The installation process was straightforward and my own abilities enabled me to undertake it. It's very challenging to mount the lock while keeping it in line, but it is still possible. I know which brand of hardware to purchase for our next house.

It is difficult to locate a double cylinder lock. This particular one looks good, works well, and was simple to install. If you check the pins on the exterior side are horizontal, and the ones on the interior side are vertical, then it will work great.

It is inexpensive, has fast delivery, and is fairly easy to install. I had to make the hole on the outside bigger by filing some of the inside of the door. It is possible that the reason for this is that it is an old door and old hardware. I also had to purchase a file.

I used this to replace an existing lock. It was installed quickly without any instruction. Lock operations very smoothly with key entering and turning. Overall, I am very satisfied.

The quality and price are very good and the installation is easy.

Amazon Basics Deadbolt - Single Cylinder - Matte Black

Amazon Basics

The Amazon Basics Deadbolt is a dependable and affordable option for your home security needs! This deadbolt features an easy installation with a Phillips head screwdriver, and it can be adjusted to fit both right-handed and left-handed doors. It also comes with a 6-way adjustable latch to fit any 2-3/8" or 2-3/4" backset.

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Amazon Basics Contemporary Round Deadbolt Door Lock Single Cylinder Matte Black. Made of durable ABS plastic, this deadbolt has a sturdy design and an attractive brushed finish. The 6-way adjustable latch is easy to operate and the fully reversible lever can be installed on both right-handed and left-handed doors. The door lock also comes with a safety chain to prevent the door from being opened when the door is locked. This deadbolt is certified by ANSI/BHMA to provide the highest level of security available.

I purchased the deadbolt and the matching entry door handle to replace the old brass on my basement door. I had never installed a lock set before. I was a little concerned that this was a too good to be true price and either the lock would not be of very good quality or it would be difficult to install. It was great to see very detailed installation instructions, and the lock is very good quality. I installed it with no problems in less than ten minutes. It is a good buy on a budget. It's square and contemporary style looks fantastic.

I have bought this for my bedroom door to provide some security until my roommates figure out how to actually lock the apartment door. I originally purchased a cheaper Honeywell lock, but something went wrong with the installation and the bolt would pull out of the door.

I purchased one brass and one satin nickel finish, both in used condition. Brass is a replacement for a lock that is not working and Satin Nickel is for a new door without a lock. During the brass installation, I discovered the one of the two screws to the cylinder would not go all the way in, and must be the reason it was returned. I ended up using old cylinders and keys so I now have a working lock. I will try a nickel lock later this week and if it is identical, I will order a new one in good condition.

When we were moving to a new kitchen, we came across these. Those are not true fears. I ordered three and each of them was very easy to install it took me about fifteen minutes per door to change out four hinges, a deadbolt, and a door knob purchased from this same Amazon series. Additionally, I was impressed by the look and feel of the deadbolts. The components worked perfectly, and the finish did not appear to be prone to wear or chipping off. The only thing I will add is that it is not a major concern nor something I know all that much about. I do not have a realistic basis to judge how secure these are. In another review I have seen that the locks used here are very simple. If security is the primary concern, you may want to investigate the problem further. If, like myself, you are looking to match other features of your home with a secure feeling lock that is easy to install, look no further. It was a wonderful purchase.

I purchased this item. My new office door had both a hole for a door handle and a dead bolt. I encountered the issue when needing to fill the deadbolt hole using my existing keypad door handle. I searched all over the internet and finally decided on this one. Even though I really will not use it, it is more to fill the hole. So I cannot speak on how the function, durability, or longevity of this deadbolt will be, but I give it five stars. Perhaps one day I will actively use it, but for now, it is just a hole filler.

August Connect Wi-Fi Bridge, Remote Access, Alexa Integration for Your August Smart Lock

August Home

The August Connect Wi-Fi Bridge is a handy device that lets you connect your August Smart Lock to Wi-Fi. This remote access bridge is powered by your smartphone and requires an internet connection. You can also use voice commands with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant or Siri to lock or unlock your door.

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AmazonBasics door hardware has been designed to work with a wide variety of door types and styles. Whether you are looking for a simple, traditional doorknob, or something more contemporary, you will find the right hardware for your home. Our products are made of durable materials that will last for years to come. If you have any questions about our products, please contact us.

It looks good, and does exactly what it is supposed to. I am not sure how you are supposed to review a door knob. The color is not cheap and works really well for opening and closing doors. It included all of the parts and keys. Should I have to have that, I would purchase another one.

It greatly changes the look of your house very easily. It's very strong and has excellent build quality. I wish that the screws were a bit longer, so that they would bite better into the door frame and door. I would highly recommend it if you want the black oil brush look. I would recommend that you put tape on the door knob or a flexible power screw driver extension to prevent scratching of the door handle when installing.

I bought two. I was skeptical of the Amazon Basics brand. I installed the two and the door knobs were as good as those that were much more expensive. For best results, try turning the knobs before fixing the handles. I ultimately purchased four more, one for all of my bedrooms and bathrooms.

The children have left and grown up. We had a few knobs for the large house that needed updating. I am skeptical of the low cost, so I purchased four to try them out. They are hollow, lightweight, and will not be confused with a premium knob if you get it in your hand. However, visually they look like millions of dollars. A large amount of knobs and budget strained by flooring, painting, window replacement, roofing, etc. These fit the bill nicely. I did not purchase a keyed entry, but a lot of passage and privacy knobs. Many visuals for a low cost of high quality. I find every knob to have smooth movement, and I suspect there was an issue with installing the knobs for those who complained about their smooth function. I purchased the oil rubbed bronze, but I cannot speak of the other colors. It's simple to install, and simple to replace a knob for this price. As I mentioned, maybe not for an entry, but plenty sturdy for our uses interior without rough little hands abusing them. I recommend buying one or two and gaining your answers, as Paul did.

I ordered this door knob when I was ready to lose it. The door knob arrived in time. I asked my handyman to replace the dying knob by this Amazon basic knob. I was surprised at the ease with which he performed the replacement, and the amount of time it took for him to complete the replacement. The new doorknob is stable and smooth. If I could, I would have given four and a half stars. I wish that the key was longer and bigger, as it would be easier to turn.

Buyer's Guide

How To Choose The Best Deadbolt Lock

A deadbolt lock is a great addition to any property. They provide extra security against unwanted intruders, but they also make life easier for those who live alone by allowing them to easily secure their doors without having to use keys. However, choosing the right type of deadbolt lock can be tricky. This article will help you understand what makes a good deadbolt lock, as well as the features to look out for before making your purchase.

What Is A Deadbolt Lock?

They are typically found at entrances like doors and windows. Deadbolts are different than regular door locks because they require a special key to open them. This makes them more secure than standard door locks because if someone has the key to your house, they could still get into your home even though the door is locked. If you want to learn how to install a deadbolt, check out our guide here!

Who Needs A Deadbolt Lock?

Do you know someone who doesn't use a deadbolt lock? Maybe it's time to change his or her mind.

Deadbolts are one of the most effective security devices around. They offer several advantages over other types of locks. For instance, they're cheap, simple to install, and easy to operate.

They're also very secure. Deadbolts are designed to prevent forced entries. This makes them ideal for homes where break-in attempts are common.

But do you really need a deadbolt lock? Not necessarily. While they're certainly useful, there are times when they aren't necessary. Here are three reasons why you shouldn't rely solely on a deadbolt lock.

If your house has only one entrance, then you probably don't need a deadbolt. Most burglars prefer to enter through windows or doors. But if you live in a neighborhood with a higher crime rate, you may want to invest in a deadbolt lock.

Many homes already have door latches or window latches. These are usually adequate enough to protect against intruders. However, if you have a deadbolt, you could add extra protection.

Perhaps you live alone and don't trust others to follow safety rules. Or maybe you live in an area with a history of theft. Either way, you may want to purchase a deadbolt lock.

In any case, if you're considering replacing your existing locks, take these tips into account before purchasing new locks.

Make sure your home is adequately protected. Check the outside of your home to see if anything looks suspicious. Also check the inside of your home to look for signs of tampering. Finally, ask neighbors if they notice strangers lurking near your property.

If you think your home is vulnerable, talk to your local police department. He or she may be able to recommend additional precautions that would increase your security.

The Importance Of Purchasing A Quality Deadbolt Lock

A deadbolt lock is one of the most important locks in any home. A deadbolt lock secures the door so that burglars cannot enter your home if they break through the front door. Deadbolts are usually located near the doorknob and are used by homeowners who want to keep their doors locked even when they are away from home. There are many different types of deadbolts available, including double cylinders, single cylinders, and keyed entry.

Look for a deadbolt lock that is easy to operate. You should never have to use force to open a deadbolt lock. This means that the lock is easier to operate and less likely to jam up. Make sure that the deadbolt lock is installed properly. When installing a deadbolt lock, make sure that the bolt slides freely and smoothly. If the bolt doesn't move easily, then the lock may not work properly.

Make sure that the deadbolt lock is rated for the type of door that it is being used on. For example, if you purchase a deadbolt lock for a sliding glass door, make sure that the deadbolt lock is designed specifically for such doors. If you buy a deadbolt lock for a wooden door, make sure that it is compatible with wood doors.

If possible, try to find a deadbolt lock that is weatherproof. Weatherproof deadbolts are often better because they won't rust or corrode like non-weatherproof deadbolts. They are also more durable.

Consider how easy it would be for children to unlock the deadbolt lock. If you live in an area where kids frequently play outside, you might want to invest in a child-resistant deadbolt lock. These locks are harder for young kids to open. They must turn a knob or press a button to release the lock.

You'll probably notice that most deadbolt locks come in two parts. One part goes inside the door frame and another part attaches to the door itself.

Features To Consider When Buying A Deadbolt Lock

Safety features. The most important feature to look for when buying a deadbolt lock is safety. Look for locks that are rated "deadbolt" or "keyless." These locks prevent unwanted intruders from entering your home by locking them outside the door frame. They also prevent children from opening doors while inside the house.

Easy installation. Deadbolts are typically installed using a tool called a mortise driver. This makes installing a deadbolt quick and simple.

Security. While security isn't the only reason to install a deadbolt, it's certainly a factor to consider. Look for locks that are tamper resistant, meaning they're difficult to pick or force open.

Locksmith friendly. That means if you ever need to replace your deadbolt lock, you may end up paying more than you would've originally paid for the original lock.

Keyed entry. Keyed entry locks allow you to enter your home with a unique code instead of having to use a key. This prevents someone else from gaining access to your home even if they know your code.

Deadbolt vs. keyed entry. There are two types of deadbolt locks: keyed entry and keyed entry. Both work similarly, but there are differences between each type.

Keyed entry locks are easier to install. With keyed entry locks, you simply insert the correct key into the lock and turn until it clicks. Then, you remove the key and close the door.

With keyed entry locks, you must first unlock the lock and then slide the key into place. Once the key is inserted, you must press down on the top of the lock to release the latch. Then, you can close the door.

Keyed entry locks are less expensive. Because they don't require a key, keyed entry locks cost less than their keyed counterparts.

Different Types Of Deadbolt Lock

Deadbolts are installed on doors that open inwardly towards the room. A deadbolt is simply a bolt that prevents someone from opening the door unless they know the correct combination. Deadbolts are commonly used on hotel rooms, apartments, and homes. These are also useful for securing safes and cabinets.

Single Cylinder Lock. Single cylinder locks are the simplest version of a deadbolt. They consist of a handle attached to a cylindrical body. When turned clockwise, the handle turns the cylinder and unlocks the door. Turning the handle counterclockwise causes the cylinder to turn and lock the door. Single cylinder locks are inexpensive and easy to install. These are also fairly simple to pick.

Cylinder Deadbolt. A cylinder deadbolt consists of two parts. One part is a cylinder and the second part is a handle. Both parts rotate independently of each other. To unlock the door, you simply turn the handle until the cylinder aligns with the door frame. Then you press down on the handle and the door opens.

Double Cylinder Deadbolt. Double cylinder deadbolts are slightly more complicated than single cylinder locks. They consist of three parts. Two cylinders are connected to a handle. Each cylinder rotates independently of the other. The third part is a latch that holds the door closed. To unlock the door, you turn the handle until the cylinders align with the door frame. Then you press down on the handle and the door swings open.

Keyed Entry Deadbolt. Keyed entry deadbolts are the most secure type of deadbolt. They use a special key to unlock the door instead of turning a handle. Keys are kept in a small box called a key safe. The keys are stored separately from the deadbolt. Because the keys are separated from the deadbolt, picking a keyed entry deadbolt is nearly impossible.

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions About: Deadbolt Lock

What is a deadbolt lock?

A deadbolt lock is a type of door lock that uses a bolt instead of a key to unlock the door. Deadbolts have been around since the early 1900s, but they were originally designed to keep out intruders rather than protect against theft.

Where Did The Term "Deadbolt" Originate?

The term "deadbolt" was first coined in 1892 when a New York City police officer named John T. McEwen invented the device. He patented his invention under the name "Dead Bolt Lock, " and he sold the patent rights to the American Safe & Lock Company.

What Types Of Locks Are Available Today?

Today's deadbolt locks come in two basic styles: pin tumbler and lever style. Pin tumblers use pins that move along grooves inside the barrel of the lock. Lever locks use levers that push open the latch mechanism.

Which Is Better -- A Pin Tumbler Or A Lever Lock?

Pin tumbler locks tend to be more secure than lever locks. They're easier to pick, however, and they don't provide much resistance to forced entry. On the other hand, lever locks are easy to operate and they offer good protection against picking.

What Makes A Deadbolt Lock More Effective At Preventing Theft?

Most modern deadbolt locks contain multiple cylinders. Each cylinder has its own unique combination, making it impossible for thieves to guess your code. Also, most deadbolt locks include a secondary locking system that requires a special tool to release the lock.

What Is A Master Key?

Master keys are often found in hotel rooms, where guests must leave their room key behind when checking into the hotel.

What Is A Panic Bar?

Panic bars are sometimes included with deadbolt locks. These devices are intended to make it harder for burglars to break into homes during a home invasion.

What Is A Strike Plate?

Strike plates are metal plates that attach to the back side of a door frame. Strike plates are used to block off access points between doors and walls. Most strike plates are installed in pairs, meaning that each doorframe will have two strike plates attached to it.

What Is A Deadbolt Strike Plate?

Deadbolt strike plates are similar to regular strike plates except that they're specifically designed to stop a deadbolt from being pushed through a hole in the wall. A deadbolt strike plate should always be installed next to a deadbolt lock.

What Is A Mortise Lock?

Mortise locks are commonly seen in older houses and apartments. Mortise locks are built into the door itself, rather than bolted onto the doorframe.

What Is A Thumbturn?

Thumbturns are used to turn a deadbolt lock from either direction. Thumbturns are particularly useful for protecting homes with narrow hallways.

What Is A Keyless Entry System?

Keyless entry systems are becoming increasingly popular. Instead of requiring a physical key to unlock the door, a person simply pushes a button located near the handle of the door.

What Is A High Security Lock?

High security locks are generally considered to be those that require a special key to unlock. High security locks are primarily used in banks, government buildings, and military bases.

What Is A Double Cylinder Deadbolt Lock?

Double cylinder deadbolt locks are standard in hotels and motels. Double cylinder deadbolts are equipped with two separate sets of numbers. One set controls the main lock, while the second set allows the guest to control the deadbolt.

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