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How to install swing doors


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As a rule, no major repairs can not do without the replacement of interior doors. Swinging interior doors can be made of a variety of materials and vary greatly in design.

If your doors are not classified as elite, you can install them yourself with your own hands.

You will need

  • - mounting foam-
  • - gun for mounting foam-
  • - hacksaw-
  • - knife-
  • - building level-
  • - plane-
  • - thin nails-
  • - wooden wedges-
  • - liquid for removal of mounting foam-
  • - set of door trims



Carefully remove the old door and prepare the doorway. Remove the new door from the canopies and set aside.


Place the door frame in the doorway andFix it with wedges. Take the building level and place it on the threshold of the door frame so that it is located along the threshold. Align the box to the level using wooden wedges. Lay the level across the door threshold and repeat the alignment procedure. Achieve a strictly horizontal position.


Align the hinge of the door frame byVertical with the help of a level. For this, it is necessary to apply the level to the riser from the outside of the doorway and to adjust the position of the riser using wooden beams. Perform the same operation on the inside of the door frame.


Hang the door on the door frame and adjust the porch. Make sure that the door is easy to close and open.


Fill the gaps between the wall and the door boxMounting foam. Working with the mounting foam should be careful - do not apply a large amount of foam immediately. The mounting foam greatly expands in the air and, in case of hitting a new door, it will be difficult to remove. If you still dirty the door - use a special liquid to remove the foam.


Wait until the foam solidifies. As a rule, at room temperature, it takes 2-3 hours. Remove the wooden wedges and fill the holes with mounting foam. Let the foam dry out. Cut off excess foam with a sharp knife.


Fix the door trim with thin "finishing" nails. Install the hardware.
Your door is ready.

How to install swing doors Was last modified: June 21st, 2017 By Luszouwn
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