How do I Install a Buzzer Door Lock?

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How do I Install a Buzzer Door Lock?
An intercom system allows you to find out who your visitor is before coming to the door. (Jupiterimages/Creatas/Getty Images)

A door with a buzzer lock usually comes with an intercom system, which allows you to find out who your visitor is without having to go to the front door. This is security feature that can give you more peace of mind, especially if you are at home alone a lot.

Skill level:
Moderate

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Things you need

  • Buzzer or intercom
  • Pliers
  • Screwdrivers
  • Electrical tape

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Switch off the doorbell installed on your door. Unscrew the face plate and turn it around and disconnect all the connecting wires. Detach the doorbell button as well.

  2. 2

    Attach the mounting bracket on the wall over the wires of the doorbell.

  3. 3

    Take the disconnected wires of the doorbell and connect them to the AC adaptor of the buzzer. Plug the adaptor into an electrical socket nearby.

  4. 4

    Disconnect any other wires that are connected to the doorbell. Secure the disconnected wires by wrapping electrical tape around the ends of them.

  5. 5

    Install the door buzzer on the wall and place it on the mounting bracket so that it will be supported by the bracket. Screw the buzzer in place. Plug the intercom in and turn it on.

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