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  1. Windows and Doors
    I have two french doors without curtains. I am trying to do something like this picture. It looks like an easy project, but as a newbie, I don't even know what knots and bolts I need to complete this task. I want it make it professional-looking. I need it to be openable, so that during the...
  2. Windows and Doors
    I am planning on installing a set of used exterior french doors from my bedroom to my patio and am looking for some advice or tips to help out along the way. This is my first house, built in 1923, and is a smaller California craftsman style home. I have done demo work, cut and installed...
  3. Carpentry
    Need some advice from the pros on here. I work from home, and my wife is due with our first child next week. As such, I need to soundproof my office, which is actually in our formal living area. My initial thought is to install some french doors on both sides of the room. I live in...
  4. Windows and Doors
    I am looking for advice. I would like to replace side-by-side double windows in my kitchen with French doors and later build a patio. I have never done anything like this (just purchased first home a year ago), so I am going to hire a contractor. I have $2000 to spend. Some details: - Ranch...
  5. Building & Construction
    I have had a french door installed. On the inside of the house the entire door is about 1/4 inch back from the surrounding drywall. ( you could lay a paper over the drywall on each side and not touch the door.) On the outside of the house the door looks pretty good except for the bottom of...
  6. Building & Construction
    1-doors appear square and plumb on 3 sides. When I go to close the door, the door doesn't "easily" close, it needs a little push to get it to latch to the stationary door. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated! As I have not filled everything in yet. 2- when door was framed in, I have...
  7. General DIY Discussions
    I have french doors with plastic grids. The inside grid holds the outside grid in place. I wanted to put new inserts in with blinds in between the glass. When I took off the inside grid of course there is nothing to hold the outside grid and glass. I would really like to get rid of all...
  8. Carpentry
    I am looking for 2 x French Pair Doors made by Jeldwen - Hemlock French Doors - External PAIRED ESCPDOOR SIZE 44mm (1 3/4") THICKSOFTWOOD PAIR CLEAR GLAZED (20mm LOW E)METRIC 2000 X 1106mmEMPSCP+DGCPAIRED ESCPDOOR SIZE 44mm (1 3/4") THICKSOFTWOOD PAIR CLEAR GLAZED (20mm LOW E)METRIC 2000 X...
  9. Carpentry
    Hello, This is my first post, I hope someone out there can help. The situation is that i had french doors installed in my home by a friend and when I came home to check them out I noticed that he messed up on the hinge installation. The left side is correct (hinges are 6 inches from the top...
  10. Carpentry
    I have an issue regarding installing a door in an existing door jamb in my very small tight hallway (4'4"x3'6"). This little bitty hallway has three doorways in it, one at each end and one on the left which leads to my bathroom I'm remodeling. I have the door that goes in the existing doorway to...
  11. Building & Construction
    Hey people this is my first post and would really appreciate your expert help, here goes. I've recently purchased a property and need help on the price of building work to be carried out. Back door approx 2mx800mm to be taken out and bricked up, window approx 500mmx400mm to be taken out and...
  12. Remodeling
    Hi, We are in the process of beginning some new projects. Our house is a rambling cape, and we have a sunken family room with nine foot ceilings that currently has two sets of sliding doors to our deck, each unit 8 feet wide. We are going to have french doors installed, with applied grilles to...
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