Each door in a house may hardly last forever. In time, all of the doors will get damaged, due to various factors; for example, weather changes, rain water, and insects. When this happens, you may need some replacement doors to replace each of the broken doors of yours.
Very often, to have some new doors simply means to buy. Meanwhile, sometimes, you can order them to some individual artisans or manufacturing companies that offer such kind of services. It is just easy, as easy as ABC.
But, there is something far more important as well as complicated to deal with than getting some new doors to replace your damaged doors. It is about how to install each of the doors. A majority of homeowners are, in fact, unable to comply with such a task and, thus, pay some professional builders to install the doors.
Whether you hire a professional or install the door own your own, all in all, is totally your choice. To be sure, we appreciate more if you decide to deal with that by yourself, without any assistance. To install each door for replacing some broken door, you need to learn first the correct procedure to do so.
What you will read below is the procedure. Well, in this procedure, there are a couple of steps that need to be followed consecutively. So, would you please pay attention to these steps?
The very first thing to deal with must be the dimensions of the broken old door. This is done in order to make you able to precisely get the right size of door. Use some gauge to accurately check the measurements of the old door. Measuring is not only done to find out the dimensions of the door leaf but also the frame.
After all the relevant parts measured, now, it is time to replace the old door. In this step, you may need some screwdriver and things. Be careful when doing this, especially if the door is heavy enough. You can look for some assistance to help holding the door.
Now, what you need to do is to install the sill. Check the shims. Add some filler.
After all of those tasks are accomplished, then, it is time to install the new door. Install it carefully. Buy some new hinges if the old ones aren’t good anymore. Note that before installing the door, make sure that it suits the door frame. Logically, replacement doors must be the same in size with the old doors.
As the finishing touch, complete the door with a new insulation and trim.