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  1. Measuring interior door for replacement

    Windows and Doors
    I am replacing a couple of doors in my 90's home. The measures for the old door are 79 1/2 and 31 5/8. New doors come in 80 x 32. Will a door listed at 80 x 32 fit (guess I'm asking if 80 x 32 is like "nominal" size)? Thanks.!
  2. Old, sticky paint on interior doors and trim

    Painting
    Hi folks, I'm pretty sure this has been addressed earlier, but I couldn't find a post - so my apologies if it's a duplicate. I'm brand new here (just a mom wanting to learn) and am starting a big project with some issues that I don't know how to address. We purchased a foreclosure and the...
  3. Interior door keeps springing back.

    Remodeling
    I am trying to replace the interior doors in my house. The door that I installed fits the jamb but it keeps springing back upon closing,. Can anybody give me some insight on what I should do to rectify this problem? Any help will be appreciated. Thanks. Lenville
  4. Interior Door Jamb size

    Windows and Doors
    Hi, Our spec calls for interior doors to be Simpson or approved equivalent. We are getting molded mdf solid core doors, and the Simpson doors (which are actually millenium doors with the simpson label, as I understand it), call for 5/4 jambs. Is this the size jamb that is typical? It looks like...
  5. Door from Sunroom to Living Room, Can't use Prehung

    Windows and Doors
    I tried to upload a picture, but it wouldn't let me. Anyway, my husband and I are buying a house next week. It's a 1930s house with most of the original details restored and preserved. Including the door that leads from the sunroom (which leads to the outside front) to the living room. It is a...
  6. Needing to widen doorway...help!

    Remodeling
    Hey all, My wife and I are new homeowners and we recently had the opportunity to go buy a new washer and dryer. Well, the good guys over at Lowes got to our condo and we found out that our doorway to the bathroom where the machines are located, has a 24inch opening with the frame and jam...
  7. How do you replace on interior door with a wider one?

    Building & Construction
    I'm trying to figure out the best way to widen a door frame from 24" to 30" so I may hang a 28" door. I already have the new door and have removed the old bifold door. The door frame is on a non weight bearing wall so must I remove the old frame all together or is there some alternative I'm...
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