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doorviewer Issues

Posted by mzdee (My Page) on
Sat, Sep 8, 12 at 18:53

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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RE: doorviewer Issues

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

RE: doorviewer Issues

Have you measured your door depth and then done an internet search for that size?

RE: doorviewer Issues

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.

RE: doorviewer Issues

Doesn't make sense, keep looking. Are you really sure it's standard? Most of these things are adjustable.

RE: doorviewer Issues

Most exterior doors are 1 3/4" thick. The mfg. of the knocker/peepsite combination is where I'd be looking.

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