How to install interior doors with their hands.
Dec 20, 2019
During repair, it is often necessary to replace the interior doors. At first glance it may appear that the installation process is complex. But it is not so.
If you have elementary skills of working with building tools to make installation of interior doors can be completely hands. To do this, you must know the features and the correct sequence of installation steps. On them will be discussed below.
Installation begins with the interior door assembly of the door frame. It consists of two long side posts as well as of the short crossbar (lintel) and threshold.
To reassemble the door frame is necessary to make measurements. Then, to saw off strips at 45 degrees using the miter saw. Just for this purpose may be used carpentry miter box.
Then lay down on the floor of sawn planks in the box, check the correct connection and attach all the parts on the screws.
In the process of tightening the screws is a good chance to split the box. This helps to avoid pre-drilling a drill hole diameter to one mm less than the diameter of screws.
Then you need to install the hinges from the bottom to measure twenty centimeters above and on the side bar of the box, and then fasten them.
The next important milestone is installation box.
The door frame must be set vertically. You can check this with a spirit level or plumb. Fixing the door frame is necessary to make with the help of wedges. The gap between the frame and opening on all sides should be about 1 cm.
Then you need to fasten the hinges on the door and hung it.
The gap between the box and the door is closed to insert the web paperboard thickness not exceeding 3 mm every 20 cm along the perimeter. This is necessary to ensure that foam is not squeezed box.
The next stage is rabot- filling the sealant into the gap between the door frame and the opening.
Within 6-10 hours you must wait a full foam dry and then you can open the door.
The final step in the installation of interior doors is to install trims and handles.