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Door Handing

Stand on the secure side of the door (where you would insert your key) with your back to the hinge side of the frame. For pairs, determine the hand of the active leaf. The active leaf is typically the door with the lockset. Both leaves may be active.

Florida Building Code

Basics of Hardware

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