What Do I Need to Install a Door?

Wondering What You Need to Install a Door?

If you’re looking to install or replace a door, before wondering “how do I install a door?”, you might ask yourself “what do I need to install a door?”

This is a question that often gets overlooked for first-time installers and can leave you scrambling last minute to try and get the few simple tools that it takes to install a door.

We’ve created a door installation bracket that allows you to finally get a straight answer to this question, and ensures that your door installation will be quick and easy every time.

What Do I Need to Install a Door?

After you have everything you need, you’ll need to check the rough opening and cut the frame of the door to the correct size.

Installing Your Door

Now that you have everything you need, it’s time to hang the door. Using EZ-Hang door installation brackets makes this as simple as 3 easy steps.

Step 1

Step 2

Step 3

Draw a plumb line on the wall

Using a level, draw a plumb line on the wall, about half of an inch from the rough opening.

Attach the brackets to the frame of the door

Screw brackets to back of door frame using the 1/2″ screws provided, below each hinge and even with the edge of the door frame. Repeat on the knob side of the door and the top jamb.

Hang the door in the frame

Starting at the top hinge, match up one of the lines the bracket with the level line drawn in step one. Screw the door to the wall using the drywall screws provided. Work your way down the hinge side of the door.

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For more information, see how to install a pre-hung interior door. 

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