A: The door only swings one way and that is inside, into the room that you are in. This is shown in the installation instructions if you go to "Product Details" on Home Depot's website and then click on "Instructions/Assembly" under Additional Resources.
A: Yes, you have the option to install this so it is left-opening or right-opening.
A: The handle is only on one side and the handle must be turned in order to open and shut the door. It will not open just by pulling it or by trying to push it from the inside.
A: Unfortunately, we are unable to confirm if a thumbturn deadbolt would work as the opening in the door is made specifically for the handle that comes with this product. The door thickness is 1.5".