Determining the Handing of a Door

To Determine the handing of a door is important.

Our levers normally are universal but the likes of our L8 Freemantle Lever Sets in Satin Nickel and Black you will need to determine the handing.

Steps to determine the Handing of a door.

  1. Stand outside of the room facing the door. Just if you are about to walk into the room, the hand will go for the handle on the door.
  2. Ignore which way the door swings. “Right Hand” is on the Right side of the door. “Left Hand” means on the left side of the door.
  3. Use the diagram below as an additional aide to determine handing.

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