Door Hardware Buying Guide - Function-Backset
Select Your Function
PassageComplete non-locking latch set. Typically used on interior doors or doors with a separate deadbolt. Ideal for closets, hallways or rooms where no locking mechanism is needed.
PrivacyComplete latch set with locking mechanism. A privacy pin next to the knob or lever provides locking through the plate or rosette. Ideal for bathrooms, bedrooms or rooms where a locking mechanism is needed.
Single DummyNon-latching, non-locking handle for non-bored doors. Ideal for non-bored closet doors and pantry doors. Surface mounted.
Double DummyNon-latching, non-locking set with two handles. Ideal for non-bored closet and double doors. Surface mounted.
Measure & Select Backset
The "backset" is the distance from the edge of the door to the center of the pre-drilled bore hole in your door. Choose from 2⅜" (standard) or 2¾". Measure carefully to ensure proper fit. A dummy or double dummy does not require a backset measurement.