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Properly installing pre-hung door units

Pre-hung doors are doors that are ready to be installed in your doorway. It comes with a frame and hardware that makes it easy for you to install.

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Hanging a pre-made door is not as complicated as it might seem. You don’t need to have much experience either. If you are doing just 1 door is should only take you a couple of hours. This installation requires patience and concentration. It is easy to get frustrated, but keep the result in mind.

So make sure that you take your time and follow every step precisely. Accuracy is essential when it comes to hanging a door like this. So we suggest that you take your time.

Properly installing pre-hung door units

Before you get started, consider these tips we recommend. This makes installing a little smoother. A good rule of thumb is to wait to open all the package restraints. It will be easier to open everything at once. This ensures that nothing get’s lost in the process.

We suggest that since you are not hiring someone to hang the door, you work with someone else. Pre-hung doors can be heavy, depending on the material. So working with another person will take some stress off of you.

Be careful when handling the door. The whole structure is before it’s hung up is very delicate. In addition to this, sizing and measurements are significant. A properly pre-hung door should be sealed on all 4 sides. The only way installation will be good is if all of the sizes are correct and nothing is damaged.

Now that you have all of these tips in mind, you can get ready to install your new pre-hung door.

Let’s start with the tools you will need to complete this project.

  1. Pre-hung door
  2. A standard level
  3. Hammer
  4. Saw
  5. Nail Set
  6. Shim
  7. Door lock

Once you have all of this ready, you want to start with removing the previous door off the hinges. The easiest way to do this is by keeping the door closed and remove the pins in the hinges. Once you’ve removed them, open the door slowly, and it should come right off. After this, you are ready to install your pre-hung door.

Get your pre-hung doors from Southern Front Doors. We have a large selection of doors made of different materials and with different designs. Give us a call if you have any questions.