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How do you fit aluminium door that needs wooden frame?

Postby monkeymagic » Wed Jun 20, 2007 7:45 pm

I have seen an exterior back door in wickes that fits the opening to my door. It is an aluminium door that says it needs fitting into a timber frame (although it is already in an aluminium frame). I am having trouble working out exactly what this means.

Do I have to buy a timber frame then install this and screw the new door and frame in to this? If so, couldn't I just put any old wood (not a purpose built timber frame) up around the door opening and screw the aluminium frame and door into this?
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Postby thedoctor » Fri Jun 22, 2007 10:14 am

Thats exactly what it means. The ali "frame" is really just a liner and needs to be screwed into a wooden frame and yes you can make one.
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