Door Knob's distance from edge of door is 5 inches long!!!

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Old 01-10-12, 06:11 PM
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Door Knob's distance from edge of door is 5 inches long!!!

Please help me...how do I install a door knob that is 5 inches from the strike plate/edge of door? Please help any advice is greatly appreciated. Thanks=)
 
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Old 01-10-12, 07:12 PM
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you buy a knob and latch that has a 5" backset, not the standard ones that are 2 3/8" or 2 3/4"... or Schlage is one popular brand that sells a backset extension that goes with the standard backsets.
 
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