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Re: [Shop-talk] Replacing a Door

Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] Replacing a Door
From: "John T. Blair" <>
Date: Sun, 07 Nov 2010 21:15:28 -0500
At 07:57 PM 11/7/2010, Douglas Braun wrote:

 >2: The doors I see at HD, etc. are all pre-hung.  Do you think it would make
 >more sense to discard the frame that comes with the door (or maybe order a
 >non-hung version) and fix the door to the existing frame, or rip 
out the existing
 >frame and use the new one?  One downside of ripping out the old 
frame is that
 >I would have to re-do the surrounding trim.


I just replaced the exterior side door to my garage two weekend ago.  The trim
is the least of your problems.  So if that is going to be a problem, 
I don't think
you should be tackling the job.


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