Specialty Screws To Fix Door Hardware Installation Screw-Ups

Several companies offer oversized repair screws. These screws have a one size larger thread then the head size. This way when the screw is installed, the head size is the same.


The screws are available in packages of 25 or 100 or as part of a kit, LSA-3 Locksmith Screw Assortment - Oversize Repair Screws, that contains the above screws in different finishes, a 10-32 tap and a #21 drill bit.

GKL Products offer a self-tapping, self-drilling #14 machine screws with a #12 head to replace #12 machine screws.

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