Doorknobs are often an afterthought, but the styles, colors and functions available can add to a room's aesthetic appeal while enhancing security through various lock options. While most doorknobs are relatively simple to install, a professional can make the project easier and ensure that doorknobs are securely attached and properly aligned.
|What you can expect|
|Range per knob:||$54.25||$128.28|
|Range for this type of project:||$163||$385|
Door Knob Installation Cost
Cost of door knob for interior door, with privacy lock and 7 finish options.
Basic Labor for Door Knob Installation
Labor costs for thorough installation under standard conditions. This will start with a full assessment of the space. Your team will execute preparation, installation and cleanup. They will fabricate holes, install mortises for cylinder door handle set and jamb strike plate, install the handle set itself, and adjust the strike plate as needed.
Job Supplies for Door Knob Installation
Standard supplies used in the installation process. Fasteners, shims, flashing, drip cap, perimeter foam insulation, and exterior caulking are among the materials covered by this fee.
|cost to install a door knob|
|National Avg. Materials Cost per knob||$41.45|
|National Avg. Cost (labor and materials) for 1 knob||$122.72|
|National Cost Range (labor and materials) for 1 knob||$70.91 - $174.53|
A doorknobs appearance is often the deciding factor as homeowners want it to match with a room's overall theme or decor. A simple round knob of a solid color might fit into some environments, while a lever handle with a burnished metal look may be more appropriate for others. The door plate around the handle can also add sculptured layers to the door's appearance while providing protection to the surface surrounding the handle.
When it comes to security, there are three main types of doorknobs:
The new doorknob must also match the pattern of holes in the door. The diameter of the hole, the length of the plunger and the thickness of the door must all be taken into consideration to ensure that the knob fits properly.