HOW TO HANG A DOOR [INFO-GRAPHIC]
You’ve completed your research, made your purchase, and you’re on the way home with your beautiful new door. There is always a sense of pride and accomplishment when you make a well-deserved and well-thought-out purchase. However, once home you must hang the door. This can be the most difficult part of replacing a door in your home, particularly front doors as the type of entry frame can vary so much.
How do you hang the door yourself? Read on below. Otherwise, contact one of Parkwood’s retailers near you, and they will either install the door for you, or give you some contacts of who can.
A summary of how to hang a door are as follows:
- Measure your existing door.
- Select a new door.
- Remove the old door.
- Trim the new door to suit the frame.
- Fit the hinges.
- Hang the new door placed at right angles to the frame, using wedges to keep the door in place.
- Fit the door hardware.