FAQ's

Frequently Asked Questions

Do the handles sets come with a latch?

Yes. Builders Choice lever handle sets (on 52mm round or square backplates) include a multipurpose latch that can be used for either passage door installations or bathroom privacy door installations. Long plate handles (225mm) can also be used with a latch and these are sold separately. (Refer Security/Latches).


Can it be used as a privacy?

Yes. Builders Choice lever handle sets (on 52mm round or square backplates) include a multipurpose latch that can be used for either bathroom privacy door installations. Each box also includes privacy conversion rings to convert the handle set for privacy functionality. Refer installation instructions in every box or download from Support/Installations Instructions.


I’m replacing handles in my home, will it cover an existing hole in my door?

The backplate on the Builders Choice round (and square) handle sets are 52mm. If you have a hole larger than 52mm, you will need to use our adaptors that sit discretely behind the backplate. Refer Accessories/Door Adaptor Plates.


Can handles be used as an entrance set for my front or back doors?

Yes. All Builders Choice lever handle sets can be used for entrance doors.

The 52mm round rose (or square) handle sets will need a

  • High security mortise lock (Refer: Security/Entrance Locks)
  • Cylinder Barrel (Refer: Security/Cylinders)
  • Escutcheon Cover (Refer: Security/Escutcheons)

The 225mm long plates can be punched with a cylinder hole that will convert them into an entrance set. You will also need a:

  • High security mortise lock (Refer: Security/Entrance Locks)
  • Cylinder Barrel (Refer: Security/Cylinders)

What finishes and colours are available?

Satin Chrome and Matt Black are the most popular finishes. Polished Chrome is also available.


Are there any warranties if the handle breaks down?

The Builders Choice lever handle sets come with a 15-year mechanical warranty when installed on a hinged door.