How do you enlarge a strike plate hole?
Just so, how do you fix a misaligned strike plate?
How to Realign a Strike Plate
- Step 1 – Mark Adjustment. Put chalk on the end of the bolt.
- Step 2 – Remove Strike Plate. Unscrew the strike plate.
- Step 3 – Trim the Hole. If needed, make a new mortise for the strike plate.
- Step 4 – Fill Old Holes.
- Step 5 – Check Fit.
- Step 6 –Align Strike Plate.
- Step 7 – Install the Strike Plate.
Additionally, how do you make a hole bigger without a drill? 7 Answers. You might use a half-round rasp or file. The general method I use to make a bigger hole is to take a scrap piece of plywood (1/4" works great) or pegboard or similar that is a bit bigger than the hole, clamp/screw/hold it in place, then use the correct size hole saw to drill through that and into the board.
Besides, are there different sizes of deadbolts?
The two most common are 5-1/2” and 6” from the centers of the two holes. There are other combinations of spacing which are used on specialty locks, however. When adding a deadbolt lock, your best choice would be one of standard measurement.
What is the little hole on the side of my door knob for?
I'm going to assume that this is a small round hole in the center of the knob. This is designed as an emergency way to open interior doors with locks such as a bathroom or bedroom door. It's called a privacy lock.