Installing a new deadbolt lock? Debating between doing it yourself or contacting a professional locksmith? Read the article and make the right decision for YOU.

When to add a deadbolt lock

If you have a home office or a room that needs a bit more privacy when you are out of the house, If you share your living space with roommates, if your mother in law has decided to pay you a visit or if you have a kid who’s extra curious in your home – you may need to add Ian extra deadbolt lock to one or more doors at your home.

Installing a new deadbolt lock

If you chose to do it yourself, then you should know that most hardware stores carry the basic installation kit (Sold for average price of $20). The installation should take you anywhere from 30 to 60 minutes. We’ve even searched the internet for you and found this cool video made by Lowe’s.