5 Steps to Kennel Door Installation
Lets talk about door installation but first…When is a door not a door?
When its ajar… lame I know, but I couldn’t resist! All kidding aside we are about to show you a crash course in door installation.
The original door to the shed was falling apart… it had to be lifted then yanked hard so that it would close.
The thing was ajar.
It had been leaking for a very long time because most of the floor underneath was rotted. Me being the person I am wanted to go as cheap as possible so I told my husband to rehang it. On the day that he went to The Home Depot to get supplies he found a door for $80.00 that was special ordered by someone who never picked it up.
The original price of this fiberglass door was $320.00, and at 3 feet wide it was the perfect size! (Fiberglass doesn’t rot) Talk about a steal!
Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to get many pictures of the installation. Here is the original door…from this picture you cannot tell how many problems it has.
The following picture is the new door still in its package.
The following is a quick 5 step process to install a door:
- Place silicone on the floor before inserting the door. This keeps water out.
- Silicone around the frame of the door opening. When you push the door in place it will seal, and this will keep moisture out.
- Use a level to make sure the door is plumb. (Plumb means the door is all the way vertical, and not at an angle.)
- After you finish these steps use screws to finish attaching the door frame.
- Attach the hinges with screws.
Have you ever installed a door?