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Mandy
Doorknob issue

Hi all,

We recently bought an 1960's home and I'd like to update the door knobs.  When I removed one, I found a 2 inch hole that modern door knobs don't cover.  Any suggests for addressing this?

HandyAndyInMtAiry
Re: Doorknob issue

Mandy,

If you have solid wood doors, you may plug that hole and then drill a smaller hole. Or you can go to just about any antique store and purchase cover plates. If you are referring to an outside door, I would not update the works, the older ones are much stronger. But you can still find working components at almost any hardware store. Stay away from the box stores, they have nothing but junk.

Andrew

Handy Andy In Mt Airy NC

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