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How can I fix a gap left after installing a new deadbolt?

Usual pro solution is a "decorative" brass mending plate.
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How can I fix a gap left after installing a new deadbolt?

If not possible to move or exchange the deadbolt, you can cut a small piece of wood to match the gap. Remove the deadbolt, and with a 1/2 or 3/4 thick piece of wood, cut it to match the hole/gap. With ...
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How can I fix a gap left after installing a new deadbolt?

Door latches and deadbolts can have different backsets. (distance from the edge of the door to the center of the hole) You need to consult the instructions for your new deadbolt and adjust it for a ...
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How to fill the gap between the exterior door frame and siding?

I agree with Huesmann that a vinyl filler is a simple solution. I did just that when replacing 1950s windows with new flanged Andersen 400 casements, which left about a 1" gap to the siding ...
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Gaps between bottom bricks exterior of home

They are called weeping holes. They are there to allow any water/moisture behind the brick to escape/run out. Can stuff some window screening into the holes to keep bugs out. The type of ants might ...
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Finishing Exterior Door Threshold Gap

There are a few different ways to fill the gap. My prefered method would be to apply polyurethane caulk in the gap first. Then insert a PVC trim that will fill in the void. Since your situation is ...
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Exterior surface mount PVC box with 3/4" input coming straight from the wall into the box

There are surface mount boxes with 3/4 inch holes including rear ones. You may be right that there are no PVC ones like that. I couldn't find one in my 15 seconds of online searching. :) Is PVC ...
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