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I would do this

Posted by Moderator, Steve on August 19th, 2002 08:26 PM
In reply to garage entry door by Kathy on August 19th, 2002 06:28 PM [Go to top of thread]

remove the entire frame and buy a new pre hung door and one that is steel skined with insulation in the middle. Hang this door, it will come with a metal threshold also and two pre drilled holes for the handle and a dead bolt. They will run about $150 at a home center. If you have NEVER done this, I would let a handyman do this. A small mess up on the door will be a lifetime of frustration. Squareness is the key and you have to make the kit square even if the hole is not.

This door is a six panel door, wood sim grained already primed, metal threshold, with metal jambs, you will want a door that swings IN with hinges on the right and threshold on the outside. You might have to build up the area supporting the threshold, use a pressure treated 2x4 for this.

The jamb of the old door would not hold any weight if this happened.

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