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Door Handles & Levers product categories.

Built to last with quality craftsmanship, Schlage’s levers and door handles are designed to fit your security and style needs. For more than 100 years, we’ve offered distinctive door hardware to not only help you get the perfect look in your house, but to also protect what matters most. Choose from a variety of functions, styles and finishes, and trust your home to Schlage.

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Door lever and handles frequently asked questions.

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How do you install a door handle?

Installing a Schlage door handle is simple. All you need is a few minutes and a screwdriver. Our hardware comes with everything else you need, including detailed instructions and Customer Support. Find more detailed instructions for how to properly install door knobs and levers.

How do you clean door handles and levers?

It's important to clean frequently touched surfaces to help maintain a healthy home and family. Use this guide to cleaning your smart locks and door hardware.

What is the best brand of door handles?

The best door handles are the ones you can trust. Whether you need a deadbolt to help protect what matters most or a non-turning lever that completes the look of a room, choose high-quality door hardware with Best ratings in security, durability and finish. Your hardware should also come from a brand with a proven commitment to craftsmanship, a lifetime warranty and dedication to a life made simple.

Are door handles standard sizes?

Schlage door handles are designed to fit existing pre-drilled standard doors. There's no need to hire a handyman or invest in a new set of tools. Standard doors are 1-3/8 to 1-3/4 inches thick with a backset of 2-3/8 or 2-3/4 inches. Learn more about parts of a door lock and measurements or use the shopper's guide to door hardware.

Are door knobs or levers better?

Whether a door lever or knob is better depends on your style and unique needs. Levers often add a more modern touch to your home and can be better for those with arthritis or difficulty with grip strength.

What is a door lever?

A lever is one of the most popular types of door hardware for residential homes. As opposed to door knobs, a door lever is a straight or sometimes curved handle. Its shape often makes it easier to open the door. Learn more about lever door handles and door handing at the Schlage blog.