Well made but privacy lock poorly implemented
I bought Baldwin knobs ten years ago when HD stocked them and still love them. Just bought this for another door and, while it is just as solid, the privacy latch is poorly done. You can accidentally engage it and lock yourself out of the room because it doesn't disengage when the latch is pushed in. Also it locks the handle on the inside so you need to explicitly disengage it to exit, which could be confusing for kids. I will probably be returning it and looking at the higher end Estate knob,
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which may be what I bought years ago.
Knobs are great. Some highlight needed on instruction sheet.
We love the knowbs. Good quality. When I installed the
knobs, I could not find the set screws needed. I finally
contacted the company, and the set screws are inserted in the door mount - inside and outside. Sure enough the
instructions had a picture, etc. i would like the instructions
to highlight that - ie: obvious once you've done it, but I never saw it that way, so I didn't expect it. Otherwise the
instructions were good.
Excellent product, easy to install
This was a replacement for a broken handle. This one was much easier to install and looks very nice.
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