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Here you’ll find everything there is to know about door installation, along with countless tips, tricks, and how-to-guides on everything home improvement and general construction.

 

For detailed instructions on how to use the EZ-Hang Door installation system, check out our resources page!

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How to Improve Your Backyard SpaceWhen we live in our homes, no matter how large it is, we always find it out of space. The bigger the size of the house, the more things we want to put in it. This is the reason that we need to make good spaces between the small...

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How to Insulate an Attic
How to Insulate an Attic

How to Insulate an Attic

How to Insulate an AtticThough it is an often overlooked part of the home, properly insulating the attic can have the biggest impact on heating costs. Learning how to insulate your attic on your own, without hiring a contractor, can help you save even more money....

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laying brick pavers
How to Lay a Brick Patio

How to Lay a Brick Patio

How to Lay a Brick PatioBuilding a backyard patio out of brick pavers can be a relatively inexpensive way to increase the functionality of your yard and make it more aesthetically pleasing. This is also a project that can usually be a DIY project, depending on the...

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staining the deck
How to Paint an Old Deck

How to Paint an Old Deck

How to Re-Stain an Old DeckWhen your deck stain begins to decay and degrade, your deck not only looks bad, but becomes less functional. An old deck with chipping paint or stain can cause wood chips to sliver off and stab your feet, and damage the wood beyond future...

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door hinge
How to Fix a Squeaky Door

How to Fix a Squeaky Door

How to Fix a Squeaky DoorNo matter what type of door you buy, there's one issue that seems unavoidable - the hinges starting to squeak overtime. It seems unavoidable because eventually, it is. The constant opening and closing of the door will eventually wear down...

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Preparing Your Home For Spring

Preparing Your Home For Spring

It’s that time of year again. We can finally begin to put away the hat and gloves, and start to enjoy being outside. If you’re a homeowner, or even renter, it’s important not to get too caught up in enjoying the weather before taking the necessary steps to prepare your home for spring, and enable a smooth transition into the coming seasons.
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How to Tile a Shower
How to Tile a Shower

How to Tile a Shower

How to Correctly Tile a ShowerA newly tiled shower can be just the thing to easily give life to an old or outdated bathroom. Not only can it improve the looks of your bathroom, re-tiling, or installing a newly tiled shower can ensure your shower will be performing...

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install a door without shims
How to Hang a Door

How to Hang a Door

If you need to learn how to hang a door and are unsure of what type of door you'll need, you've come to the right place. There are three main types of doors that are available on the market today - Pre-hung (flat or straight jamb), split-Jamb, and slab.  In this post, we're going to explain the difference between the three, which is the best for your situation, and how to complete the installation.
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building a raised garden bed
How to Build a Raised Garden Bed: 4 Simple Steps

How to Build a Raised Garden Bed: 4 Simple Steps

Despite the initial cost and time, learning how to build a raised garden bed can save you time and labor in the long run. A raised garden bed allows you to plan for optimal sun exposure, and to use the most conducive soil type for whatever it is you plan to grow. Raising the soil off from ground level also enables maximum sun exposure and minimal weed growth. It also means less bending and twisting for you while planting and tending to your garden.
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replacing a door
Buying and Replacing a Door

Buying and Replacing a Door

When buying and replacing a door, the first decision you'll have to make is what type of door you'll want to buy for a replacement. This guide will help you make an informed decision when deciding between a hollow core and a solid door, and then show you step by step how to replace it. 
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Welcome to the EZ-Hang blog!  

Here you’ll find everything there is to know about door installation, along with countless tips, tricks, and how-to-guides on everything home improvement and general construction.

 

For detailed instructions on how to use the EZ-Hang Door installation system, check out our resources page!

How to Hang a Door

How to Hang a Door

If you need to learn how to hang a door and are unsure of what type of door you’ll need, you’ve come to the right place.
There are three main types of doors that are available on the market today – Pre-hung (flat or straight jamb), split-Jamb, and slab. 
In this post, we’re going to explain the difference between the three, which is the best for your situation, and how to complete the installation.

read more
How to Build a Raised Garden Bed: 4 Simple Steps

How to Build a Raised Garden Bed: 4 Simple Steps

Despite the initial cost and time, learning how to build a raised garden bed can save you time and labor in the long run. A raised garden bed allows you to plan for optimal sun exposure, and to use the most conducive soil type for whatever it is you plan to grow. Raising the soil off from ground level also enables maximum sun exposure and minimal weed growth. It also means less bending and twisting for you while planting and tending to your garden.

read more
Buying and Replacing a Door

Buying and Replacing a Door

When buying and replacing a door, the first decision you’ll have to make is what type of door you’ll want to buy for a replacement. This guide will help you make an informed decision when deciding between a hollow core and a solid door, and then show you step by step how to replace it. 

read more
Installing House Wrap

Installing House Wrap

Some great strides have been made to enhance door and window installations. One of them is the use of house wraps and prevent water infiltration. When building wraps first came into play they were marketed and first thought of as a wind or air barrier. Now we know,...

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Installing a Door With a Sidelight

Installing a Door With a Sidelight

Installing a door with a sidelight attached can dramatically add to the aesthetic appeal of your home's exterior. However, it requires just a little extra attention; especially if the sidelight is attached to hinge side of the door. In this situation, there is no way...

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Cutting and Installing Trim

Cutting and Installing Trim

image: lowes.comIn this guide, we'll cover how to cut and install trim and casing for both doors and circle top windows. We'll cover some commonly overlooked tips and tricks that will help you get the perfect installation.  How to Install Door Casing Trimming a door...

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How to Shim a Door

How to Shim a Door

Need to learn how to shim a door? The following door installation instructions are to be used when you install pre-hung doors. Here is a list of steps for door shimming. Included are some general tips for installing a door.  Check the rough opening dimensions The...

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