The answer to the above-mentioned subject is yes. Door handles can be replaced easily and effectively at home using the right steps and tools. Here are a few tips to help you to remove the handles and attain the best results for your needs.
Using a screwdriver, remove the existing doorknob or handle from the interior side of the door. This will help to release the handle and help you to pull off the same. This idea works best for oval shaped door handles and instantly releases the same by allowing you to pull the knob off from the sides of the door.
Once you have completed the above-mentioned step, it is time to remove the latch plate located on the inside area of the door. This helps you to pull the same out and then replace it. Even if you have a deadbolt then the same can be easily established using the above-mentioned process. Remove the screws from the latch plate located at the inside area of the door and this helps you to pull the latch out. If you are planning to replace the dead bolt completely then the above-mentioned process will suffice.
Once you are done, place a new latch plate, door handle, etc. The tapered sides of the locks should always face the strike plate of the door area. When you have a new latch plate and screws, the same can be easily used to attain the best results. Once done, install the handle along with spindle and complete the above-mentioned task completely.
The interior handle should easily slide over the spindle. Align the parts and secure in place. Our new knob had a hidden set screw which required a long Allen wrench, provided with the doorknob, to tighten in place. Test the new doorknob to make sure everything is installed correctly.