How To Install Interior Door

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Wonderfully how to install interior door is one of the best Pics at yoob4.org. ask this old house general contractor tom silva shows a homeowner the proper way to install a prehung interior door for a closet see below for a shopping list tools and steps see below for , to install an interior door start by drawing a plumb line down the wall thats 12 inch from the opening of the doorway on the hinge side then attach 6 installation brackets along the outside of the door jamb placing a bracket behind each of the 3 hinges next attach 3 brackets to the other side of the door jamb finally place the door in the doorway screw the brackets into the wall and install casing around the door, screw an install bracket near each hinge try to align the clearance hole with the center hinge screw this will allow you to replace the short hinge screw with a longer one for extra support

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2 stand the door vertically into the opening as if it already were installed use a hammer to tap two wedges under the door until the top of it is within an eighth of an inch of touching the ceiling

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1 close old door and measure up 12 inches from threshold and mark the door 2 pull hinge pins and take down old door 3 unscrew the lockset from old door 4 lay old door on top of new door keep tops and hinge edges flush 5 find 12inch marks on old door and measure down 11¾ inch mark new door 6 transfer hinge and lockset locations from old door to edge of new door using a combination square, a prehung interior doors thickness is an important measurement consideration when it comes to installing doorknobs and hinges the thinnest interior door is 1 and 38 inches and the thickest is 1 and 34 inches, the cost to install a prehung door can greatly vary depending on location of the install quality of the door and the labor rate of the contractor

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