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  1. Existing dead bolt cross bore 2 1/2" in wood door?

    Building & Construction
    I have a new kwikset that needs a hole of 2 1/8. The finish is black iron. I have thought of filling the hole somehow and drilling a new one or adapter ring. I cant find any rings or adapters in the right color, black would work, and they are too small. Not even sure they would be a good idea...
  2. Deadbolt won't pull apart.

    Building & Construction
    I'm trying to replace our dead bolt because it's keyed on both sides and for safety reasons, we want to put in one that locks on the interior side without a key. I have taken the screws out, but the lock won't pull apart. We have tried everything: pulling with the dead bolt locked and...
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