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A person applying double-sided tape to the back of a doorbell unit

Overview

A wireless doorbell can be a great way to welcome visitors to your home. Some models even have a range of chimes for you to choose. We'll take you through the simple steps to install a wireless doorbell at your front door.

Tools and materials

Steps

1Clean your doorbell mount

Give your doorbell mount a quick clean with a rag. This will help the adhesive tape to stick to it. 

A person attaching a doorbell to a mount on an external wall

2Attach your doorbell button

Cut some double sided tape to the length of the doorbell and stick it to the back of the unit. Then carefully place the unit onto the doorbell mount.
A person applying double-sided tape to the back of a doorbell unit

3Find a location for the receiver

There is a screw hole in the back of the receiver so you can mount it inside your house somewhere convenient. Put it near the front door or in the kitchen so you'll hear it whenever it rings. Check the batteries and make sure the bell rings before you mount the receiver.

A person attaching a doorbell receiver unit to an interior wall

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Health & Safety

Please make sure you use all equipment appropriately and safely when following the advice in these D.I.Y. videos. You need to be familiar with how to use equipment safely and follow the instructions that came with the equipment. If you are unsure, you may feel it is safest to consult an expert, such as the manufacturer or an expert Bunnings Team Member.

Grave health hazards are linked to asbestos, which may be in homes built up to 1990. Health hazards may result from exposure to lead-based paints in older materials and copper chromium arsenic (CCA) treated timber. For information on the dangers of asbestos, lead-based paint and CCA treated timber and tips for dealing with these materials contact your local council's Environmental Health Officer. You can also use a simple test kit from Bunnings to indicate the presence of lead-based paint.