Originally Posted by Dr.Fugazi
I'm looking to remove an interior door(that's not required by code) and seal it over with drywall. Just a quick question about the framing.....
1)Do I need to remove anything other than the moulding and the casing?
2)Do I need to add a bottom plate?
3)Can I leave the jack studs and king stud in place and just add a 2x4 in between?
4)Best to use nails or screws?
This forum is so helpful. Thanks to anyone in advance for your input!
You remove the entire door frame and the molding.
You install a bottom plate.
You can use nails(10D) or screws(2 1/2-3" )
Keep the framing in place that's there.
Add enough 2x4's to keep the spacing about 14 1/2" between studs.