doorviewer Issues

mzdeeSeptember 8, 2012


My house is about 20 years old and everything is fairly standard. Recently, the door knocker fell off (after about 5 years, which is how long I've been here) and the door viewer with it. I went to Home Depot and Lowes to get replacement units. They are all a couple of mms too short! I have tried everything except velcro and gorilla glue. Its just too short. I have no idea how it stayed in place as long as it did. Is there such a thing as an extension for these?

Someday, I'll have normal issues like needing to program my garage door opener.

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Try upgrading your vendor list and find a, real, commercial door hardware supplier.

    Bookmark   September 9, 2012 at 12:24AM
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Have you measured your door depth and then done an internet search for that size?

    Bookmark   September 9, 2012 at 3:24PM
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Thanks all
I have measured the door. It is standard. I'm sure there is something a tad off as that is typically the way my luck runs. I will look for commercial door hardware suppliers though. Thanks for the tip.

    Bookmark   September 9, 2012 at 5:40PM
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Doesn't make sense, keep looking. Are you really sure it's standard? Most of these things are adjustable.

    Bookmark   September 11, 2012 at 3:43PM
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Most exterior doors are 1 3/4" thick. The mfg. of the knocker/peepsite combination is where I'd be looking.

    Bookmark   September 24, 2012 at 8:36PM
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