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Old 03-15-2010, 06:41 PM   #1
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There was a door on the bathroom in the master bath but it was removed. I would like to replace it but the only problem is that is is only 20" wide. I have looked at Lowes and Home Depot and the narrowest doors they have is 24". Any ideas.

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Old 03-15-2010, 07:22 PM   #2
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You will have to order a door that size. It's a common enough size and should come quickly enough.

Most often those are for linen closets.--Mike--

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Old 03-15-2010, 07:41 PM   #3
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There was a door on the bathroom in the master bath but it was removed. I would like to replace it but the only problem is that is is only 20" wide. I have looked at Lowes and Home Depot and the narrowest doors they have is 24". Any ideas.
That is an inappropriate door size for any room. The smallest size door I've seen to enter any room was a 24" door to enter a bathroom in a house built in 1938.
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Old 03-15-2010, 07:55 PM   #4
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While you are buying and replacing - is there enough room to widen the doorway and put in a preferable width door?

Being a bathroom, it might be a good to take advantage of the opprotunity to widen it enough for wheelchair access. I did this during a recent house remodel - makes a good udpate.
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Thanks for the input, I'll try to special order what I need.
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Old 03-15-2010, 08:15 PM   #6
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Thanks for the input, I'll try to special order what I need.
The question is, "Do you know what you need?" Do you know what will fit? How wide is the wall you want to install it in? Is it load bearing or not? You can't just widen a door, "willy nilly".
Provide some information and we can guide the process.
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