Installing a prehung exterior door is straightforward. Assuming the wall is plumb and that the rough sill and opening are flashed, the first step is to check the rough sill for level. If it isn’t level, set the door unit in place, and shim the low side until it is level. Add shims about every 6 in. for solid support.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Can you put a Prehung door in an existing frame?
A door has two frames. ... You can install a new door to replace an old or damaged door in two ways: Use a "prehung" door already set into a finish frame to replace the old door and jambs, or use the existing jambs and set a new door into the hinges. Either method requires some carpentry skill.
How do you build a door frame and hang a door?
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