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How to Install a Deadbolt Lock

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Choose a position on the door for the lock.

Install the deadbolt lock about 44 inches above the bottom of the door. You'll have to adjust the position a bit if you have a combination storm door so as not to interfere with the storm doorknob or lock.

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