DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum

DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum (
-   Carpentry (
-   -   Tips Needed: Exterior Door with Alarm Sensor (

ConstantChange 09-06-2010 01:09 AM

Tips Needed: Exterior Door with Alarm Sensor
I'm wanting to replace an exterior door that has the sensor that makes the alarm chime when the door opens. I can see the sensor is installed at the top of the door.

My questions are...
How do I disconnect the sensor when removing the door? Will it unplug from the wires? (I haven't removed the trim to get a good look at it yet.)

I assume there is a magnet on the top of the door slab. Do I just remove it off the old door and glue it on to the new door?

Any tips on how to deal with this sensor would be great.

Ron6519 09-06-2010 08:48 PM

One of the components will have two wires attached. Once you expose them, disconnect the wires from the terminals.

ConstantChange 09-06-2010 09:40 PM

Thanks Ron. I changed out the door tonight. Like you said...two wires. I had to cut them and reconnect them once the new door was in place.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:05 AM.

User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2016 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1