Replacement External Door


Postby Peter Dixon » Fri Jul 08, 2011 10:36 am

I need to replace a modern but rotten back door but the standard 838mm width is 7mm too small. The existing is 845mm x 1962mm - there is already the usual 2-3mm gaps all round (I assume the standard length of 1981mm can be cut down without problems).
Any suggestions? I do not really want to replace the frame if I can help it.
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Postby Trades Master » Sat Jul 09, 2011 4:09 pm

This seems a lot to cut of the new door i would recomend you replace the frame, This is not hard to do, if you have the right tools you can have the job done in 2 hours.
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Postby welsh brickie » Sun Jul 10, 2011 7:23 pm

buy a length of timber,and have it planed to the thickness you require.And then glue and nail it to the door.
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Postby greggy » Sat Jul 16, 2011 12:02 pm

[quote="welsh brickie"]buy a length of timber,and have it planed to the thickness you require.And then glue and nail it to the door.[/quote]


i had the same problem a few years back.
i did the same as welsh brickie said. but i got some matching mahogany
and put it on the hinge side.
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