Exterior door or the entry door, a type of door placed in the very first step of a house is one really important element of your house. This’s because the door is the way people come into your house formally. And with this fact, it’s undeniable that the door will become the part of the house people look at very firstly. Thus, completing a house with exterior door that can give very good impressment is likely important. You can make it into reality by installing sturdy door that’s also good looking.
Well, selecting one type you really interest and can answer your taste may be easy to do. But, as the time flies, the installed door may get rotten and need to be replaced to keep the good impressment as you wish. Thus, there’s no more option but replacing the old door with the new one. To do this exterior door replacement, it’s yes that hiring a professional will really benefit you for the trustworthy satisfying outcome. It eases you much but requires you to cost much as well. That’s why it’s advised for you doing the replacement yourself, specifically for you with sufficient carpentry skill. Also, you have the replacement door already, meaning that you’ll need to install the door only.
Well, what you need to do firstly is to remove the old door carefully from the jamb. Unscrew the hinges from the jamb, let them on the door still, and remove the doorknob. Lay the new door over the old door and mark the location for the hinges. Then, remove the hinges from the old door. Place them on the new door and align with the pencil. Then, cut the tracing with utility knifes. After that, insert the hinge plates on the places and screw them. The next step is to hold the new door in its place on the jamb and tap the hinge plates to the jamb. Screw them tightly. For the final touch, if you want to use the old knob, put it on. Your exterior door replacement is over then.
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