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Consider replacing that door catch with one of this style. It would be a lot less traumatic to the knuckles when you use the regular door knob. Alternatively you could consider a change of the regular door knob to an exterior lever style unit. These have additional benefit in that they can be opened by means other then a free hand which can be useful when ...


Raise the catch and the lock on the door to about 42", about the height of the deadbolt.

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