If your home needs a new door, you may think installing one yourself will be easy. However, door installation is deceptively difficult. Doors need to be able to swing smoothly, which means they need to be hung straight with the right number of hinges. Additionally, they need to be hung at the proper height so they either leave a small gap above the floor or seal completely. If you’re about to embark on the process of installing a door in your home, you need to learn some tricks from professional door installers.
In the video posted here, the host is a door installer who shares tricks he uses to install doors correctly every time.
He is installing exterior doors, which require more precision than interior doors. If you’re installing an exterior door, it’s essential to make sure the door and door frame are exceptionally secure. Additionally, you need to create an air seal around the door to prevent drafts or pest infestations.
Before you get started, be sure to watch the video above to learn how to ensure your door installation job is a success. If you find that the job is too complicated for your current skill level, professional window and door installers can do it for you.