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How do I hand a door?


Emtek locks with lever handles are handed, locks with knob handles are not handed. Our leverhanding locks are handed because they have a high-quality, "European" style mechanism that provides a firm feeling, spring-supported rotation downward, and a solid stop at the top of the movement. Since the levers do not rotate upward, we must assemble the levers with prior knowledge of which will be on the outside and which on the inside. Determine the handing of your door by standing on the outside of the door. If the hinge is on the right, it's a right-handed door, and you need a right-handed lock. If the hinge is on the left you need a left-handed lock.