Surface Bolt Door Hardware
Surface bolt – Are you going to replace the old with the new Doorknocker? Maybe you are looking for a different style or finish. In any case the expenditure for the knocker can be a frustrating task. Not only the selection of styles and finishes, you have to match or shut impressions and holes left from the previous one.
In many cases the hardest part of replacing the door knocker is to find a suitable replacement. Matching finish or style is not so difficult as to match the installation method. There are two common methods to install knocker. Both methods use a common household appliance. In addition they are clearly different. In this case we would recommend about the use surface bolt. The first is a surface mount method. This option uses wood screws through the door and the door knocker. It is the easiest way for a replacement. Screws do not have to line up perfectly with the hole in the door. The door knocker itself will cover the existing holes.
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New ones can be created without distracting from the appearance of the door. The holes must be filled with putty old in order to prevent moisture from getting into the door. The second method is through a door. This method using mounting hardware that passes through a hole in the door to secure it from the inside. This one presents many challenges when it comes to replacements. The most obvious is the matching of a hole drilled through your door to new surface bolt.