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You can add some shims in the mortise and plug the existing screw holes so you can reposition them. If the plate does not fit then enlarging the hole for it with a chisel will work. There are 2 things that you will want to align: the holes in the door jamb where the lock engages (a.k.a. the strike plate). to help with that add some masking tape with ...


There should be a catch release hidden on the underside of the inner knob. Push in, hold, pull knob out with your 3rd hand. If you don't care about the knobs you can be lazy and just cut/bend/crush the escutcheon plate to get to the screws.


Just found this Kwikset IoT lock. Differentiate inside/outside. * Touch to lock/open * Bluetooth phone or hardware token * Guest key possible. HTH,


I never implemented something like this but I did implement something similar with other uses. I also asked a question here for automating parts of the home based on user that entered. It can be implemented using OpenHab with the NetworkHealth binding : https://github.com/openhab/openhab/wiki/Network-Health-Binding. There is no need to issue different ...


It turns out electronic locks (and door passage sets—a.k.a. door handle sets) have a limited range of door thicknesses they install in. A condo I used to live in had a mondo solid wood entry door 2.5 inches thick (exterior doors are normally 1.75 inches thick). To obtain a suitable electronic lock required a special order, 8 weeks, and $750. It was ...


Installation instructions depend on the exact model of "electronic door lock" you purchase. Most of the low-cost/self-contained units install into a standard cylindrical-lock bore (ie, in place of the normal knobset and/or deadbolt), occasionally with another hole or two to anchor them firmly in place. That's an easy retrofit. Commercial-type units, where ...

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