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Door Preparation Instructions for Door with No Holes

Schlage Encode™, BE489

Tools Needed

iIf you are uncomfortable performing these steps, call a locksmith for assistance.

Tape Measure

Pencil
Pencil

Pencil

Drill Bits Neede
Drill Bits Needed

Drill and Drill Bits Bit Sizes: 1\8”, 1”

Drill Bits Neede 1
Hole Saw

Hole Saws 1”, 2 1\8”

Chisel
Chisel

Chisel

Hammer
Hammer

Hammer

1 Measure door thickness.

If the door is thinner than 1 3\8” or thicker than 1 3\4”, then the lock will not fit properly on the door.

A thick door kit is used to fit the Schlage Encode to doors that are between 1 7\8” and 2 1\4” thick.

iA thick door kit is available from Product Support at (888) 805-9837

Measure door thickness
Tape Measure
2 Mark door.

Mark lock centerline on door face, door edge and door jamb.

Mark door
Door Edge, Door Jamb, Door Face, 38” from finished floor
3 Prepare cross bore.

3a Measure backset and mark center of hole.

Measure backset and mark center of hole
Tape Measure

3b Drill hole with hole saw.

Drill hole with hole saw
Hole Saw
4 Prepare door edge hole.

4a Measure and mark 1\2 door thickness.

Measure and mark 1 2 door thickness
Door Thickness

4b Drill hole in door edge.

Drill hole in door edge
Drill Bit or Hole Saw
5 Mortise for bolt.

5a Insert bolt into door edge hole. Trace bolt faceplate and mark holes.

Mortise for bolt

5b Remove bolt and drill two 1\8” pilot holes.

Mortise for bolt
Drill Bit

5c Use chisel and hammer to create bolt mortise.

Mortise for bolt

6 Measure, mark and drill holes in door jamb for strike.

6a Mark center for strike hole exactly opposite latch hole.

Measure, mark and drill holes in door jamb for strike 6A

6b Measure, mark and drill two (2) 1” holes, 1 1\4” deep, as shown. Chisel out excess material on the sides.

Measure, mark and drill two
Drill Bit or Hole Saw 
7 Mortise for strike and reinforcement plate.

7a Trace strike and reinforcement plate and mark holes.

Mortise for strike and reinforcement plate

7b Drill four (4) 1\8” pilot holes.

Mortise for strike and reinforcement plate
Drill Bit

7c Use chisel and hammer to create mortise for strike and reinforcement plate.

Mortise for strike and reinforcement plate

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© Allegion 2018Schlage Encode door prep with no holes Rev. 10/18-a

Schlage Encode Smart Wi-Fi Deadbolt BE489 Installation Manual – Optimized PDF
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