Installing a Keypad Deadbolt

Old 09-12-13, 11:48 AM
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Installing a Keypad Deadbolt

I have never installed a keypad deadbolt and I was wondering how difficult it would be. This is the one I was looking at getting for my home and any advice for a first timer would be great!
Old 09-12-13, 04:39 PM
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Not much to it. Make sure you have clearance all around for the keypad to fit, install it like you would any other deadbolt. Follow the directions that come with the lockset to ensure proper installation as well as recoding once it is installed.
Old 09-12-13, 05:08 PM
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I agree. Pretty sure most residential don't require any additional holes. I seem to remember some commercial ones we installed did, for a wire to the battery pack...which was inside the rooms.
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These are designed to replace the typical residential keyed deadbolt, without, if I recall, having to drill additional holes. Pay attention to the proper way to insert the "tailpiece" bar thru the deadbolt cam to insure it is "timed" correctly, per the instructions, or it won't work.

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