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Now although we are only covering the lock its self this is the best time to think about upgrades to your doors, hinges and other hardware.
If you are working on your door you might even want to replace it completely with one that offers better security like a steel clad door or higher energy efficiency.
This will give you practice that you need to understand the job and your home won’t be left wide open if you find out the work is too much for your skill level..
Honesty its pretty easy but I would give yourself an hour per door.
There are a few other compatibility issues you might run into but a good hardware store should be able to match your new lock set to your old one.
There are a few times when you need to rekey a lock.
If you are purchasing a new lock for a single door and you want it to match all of the other locks so you don’t have to keep separate keys or if you are changing the keys for your entire home you will need to open the internal workings of the lock cylinder.
It will probably take you 20 minutes for the last door if you are changing out 5 locks but the first one will take quite a bit longer.
On the other hand you can always buy your locks and call a locksmith or simply call a locksmith and they will charge you 40% more per lock than you can find online or at a local discount store.