How Do You Change A Kwickset Lock Cylinder?
Once I tried to do it by myself and it was a great mistake. Well, I should say I am not a specialist. I just watched A youtube video and decided I could do it without paying money for a professional service. After that, I had to call Locksmith in Tucson. They said I would not better try to solve that issue alone.
Kwikset is a North American lock company that is known for their popular Kwikset lockset. This lock is both affordable and easy to install, making is one of the most prevalent locks for homes in the U.S. If you lose your keys, or are worried about security, it is possible to change the cylinder in these locks without buying a new lockset. With a new cylinder, you’ll have the security of all new keys without the expense of a locksmith or new lock. Remove the lockset from the door. If there are any round cover plates, or roses, around the knobs, twist these with your fingers and pry them off first. Use a screwdriver to remove the two screws holding the knobs together. These screws will be on the interior side of the door (inside the house). Next, grasp one knob in each hand and gently pry them apart until they are separated from the door. Take the key out of the lock, if applicable. The cylinder is located in the half of the lock where you would put your key. This is the half that would