Are Brinks 4-piece keyed entry door knobs& deadbolt locks secure?

Answer On One Hand: Police Recommend DeadboltsThe Brinks four-piece keyed entry doorknobs and deadbolt locks are the first step in keeping your home secure. Customers who purchased and installed these loc... Read More »

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What does the term "Random Keyed" mean when referring to door knobs?

When you buy locks there are "Key codes" on the package. If you buy 2 locks with the same key code the keys will work in both locks. These are called "Keyed alike". When you buy a lock that is "Ran... Read More »

Can I replace a grade 3 deadbolt lock with a grade 1 deadbolt without making changes to the door?

The grade wouldn't make any difference. It depends on what brand door lock the hole in the door was originally cut for. Most are 21/8" hole side with a 1" hole cut for the backset. There are a few... Read More »

How much should it roughly cost to remove a entry door and install a metal framed fire rated entry door?

This cost will depend on what you are willing to save or spend.You can hire a contractor who will charge you about $125 per hour--OR you can hire a good handyman for about $50 per hour and you woul... Read More »

How do I refinish knobs& door knobs?

PrepareDetach all knobs using a screwdriver. Wash the knobs with dish soap, using a coarse sponge. Rinse the door knobs, and dry them with towels.PrimeMove the knobs to a ventilated area, and plac... Read More »