Door levers & locks

posted Nov 2, 2009, 8:12 AM by Quoc-Anh Vuong   [ updated Feb 3, 2010, 10:09 AM ]

Estimated $500
Order & install door levers
  1. Identify current door knobs brand, specifications (hole size, distance from edge of door, etc.)
  2. Select online store.
    No where can I find which has lower price than this place: Door Knobs Etc. Average around $12 for each door. This place is also very reasonable: eBuilderDirect
  3. Select style. Between the Satin/Brushed Nickel/Chrome or Brass.





  4. Order following door levers
    1. Passage, quantity left, quantity right
    2. Security levers, quantity left? quantity right?
    3. Dummy, left? right?
    4. Keyed, left? right?
  5. Install levers


Nov 18, 2009
  • Ordered door levers at Door Knobs, etc., total of $323.19. Paid by PayPal
Nov 30th, 2009
  • A heavy box arrived, haven't open it yet.
Dec 27th, 2009
  • Missed few dummy levers. Need to order more.
    • Master bathroom, need 1 left & 1 right dummy levers
    • Master suite, need 1 left dummy lever
    • Front entrance door, need 1 right dummy lever
    • Basement, walk-up french double door, need 1 left & 1 right dummy levers
    • Total: 3-Left & 3-Right dummy levers
  • For the front door, if we need to match the dummy lever on the right, we also need a keyed lever for the left. Total: 1 keyed left lever
Dec 29th, 2009
  • In the basement, once finished, we will need:
    • Privacy: 1 right & 1 left (bathroom & bedroom)
    • Passage: 4 right (reading room, media room, exercise room, utility room)
    • Dummy: 3 right & 3 left (reading room, media room, exercise room double doors)
    • Keyed: 1 right (wine cellar)
Notes: If we decide to go with single instead of double french doors for: Media room, Reading room, and exercise room; then we need to remove 3 left & right dummy levers; subtract one right passage, and add one left passage. For single french doors, the total of door levers is $142.86. For double french doors, the total is: $193.80

Door Levers Order List

TypeLeftRightTotal
Dummy 11 
Keyed 
Passage 
Privacy 11 
Front Keyed 
Front Dummy 
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Main Level

Total of 9.
  • Front door: One keyed entry, and one dummy. The keyed entry is right handed, and the matching dummy is the left handed.
  • Powder room: Privacy, right handed.
  • Library room: These are dummy sets, one left and one right.
  • Morning room external door. One keyed right handed.
  • Utility room: Passage, right handed
  • Garage door: One keyed right handed.
  • Pantry room: One passage, right handed

Upper Level

Total of 16
  • Front North Side bedroom: One passage, right handed (Privacy ?)
    • Single door closet: One dummy right handed
    • Bathroom: One privacy right handed
  • Back North Side bedroom: One passage, right handed (Privacy ?)
    • Two single door closets: Two dummy, one left and one right
    • Bathroom: One privacy, left handed
  • Front South Side bedroom: One passage, right handed (Privacy ?)
    • Bathroom: One privacy left handed
    • Single door closet: One dummy right handed
  • Master suite: Double door, one privacy left handed, and one dummy right handed
    • Left closet: One passage, left handed
    • Right closet: One passage, right handed
    • Bathroom: Double door, one privacy left handed, and one dummy right handed.
    • Toilette: One privacy, right handed.

Basement layout


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Quoc-Anh Vuong,
Dec 29, 2009, 5:08 PM
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Quoc-Anh Vuong,
Nov 19, 2009, 1:53 PM
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