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Is this handle for the left or right side?

A home owner from Austin, TX says:
There is no reference to a left side handle vs. a right side handle. Is this an option with this model?
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Paul Sr. from SWISCO responded:
The Sears door handle 40-043 is not sided. The handle can be simply flipped to work left or right.
A home owner from Austin, TX says:
The door handle I ordered worked out perfectly and I'd like to also mention that my experience with SWISCO was excellent. Everything went smooth from order to delivery to receiving a quality product. Thank you and I look forward to doing business with you again in the future.
A home owner from Highland, IN says:
I have double storm doors from Sears that are 1-3/4" thick. This set is for one door which means I have to buy two sets?
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Paul Sr. from SWISCO responded:
Usually one door has a working lock and the other door has a "dummy" lock just for aesthetics. What do your doors currently have? Feel free to post pictures.
A home owner says:
No need for pictures. The old door handles look the same as the set you offer. Both are capable of locking but one is acting as a dummy. I first tried to switch them but both are broken in different ways. I really hate to spend nearly $75 and if I did I would prefer to have black handles.
A handy person from Maryland says:
can the inside latch for the sears storm door be bought seperate,the locking handle is fine.
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Paul Sr. from SWISCO responded:
The inside latch for the 40-043 Sears storm door handle set is currently not sold separately.
A home owner from maryland says:
In answer to the question is the inside handle on the left or right.The push side of the handle is on the right.
A home owner from Titusville, Florida says:
what are the dimensions on the base on the outside unit?
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Paul Sr. from SWISCO responded:
The dimensions of the base of the 40-043 replacement Sears door handle set is 1-3/4" x 3-1/2". Let me know if you need any further measurements.
Alternate image of 40-043 with bottom measurements.
A home owner from Milwaukee, WI says:
Hi -

I just bought this product - it's nice and solid. When I use the outside handle, I can only open the door by lifting the handle (vs. pushing down on it). This seems awkward. Is there a way to adjust the handle so pushing down opens the door? Thanks!
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Mike from SWISCO responded:
The Swisco 40-043 is meant work in either direction. We recommend you remove the handle and see if handle is able to turn and correctly rotate while pushing it both up and down.
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