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Botched Door Handle on an Internal Door after Replacing with new

Postby olliebythesea » Tue Jan 19, 2016 4:45 pm

Hi there,

This is my first post so please be gentle!

I recently fitted new door handles on an internal door and it's gone a bit wrong. The door in question is a hollow core door. The handles were completely knackered and needed replacing. Once removed, the old handles left big holes which needed filling. I filled them with multipurpose filler and I wasn't intending to drill into them, but unfortunately the new handles screw positions meant I had to. Unfortunately the screws haven't held. One handle has had to come off and the other one is on the verge!

I'm sure I'm made a completely amateur mistake here, so any advice would be greatly appreciated!


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