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Old 03-10-2012, 07:21 PM   #1
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Making a doorway wider


I just bought an old house and the back door is badly nroken so im going to get a new pre hung door to replace it. The door in there is only 30 inches wide and i want to put in a oor 36 inche door instead. How hard is it to make the doorway wider?

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Depends?

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Making a doorway wider


Anywhere from pretty easy to a royal pain.
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Making a doorway wider


What type siding do you have now?
Not really a great first time DIY type job. Just to many things to go wrong.
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Anywhere from pretty easy to a royal pain.
You will need to open up the inside to examine the framing---I suspect this is an older house --that size door has not been common for many years.
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