Cherry Door Installation Preparation JAMB Run
Before you dig into hanging your new cherry door, you will want to walk yourself through the steps to ensure that you have solutions, and that you can affect out any potential problems before they arise. Follow the list of steps below to run over the installation in your mind.
Check The entranceway For Damage Before Hanging It — If the door contains any damage, you are going to want to make sure that you have it swapped for a good condition model before you start hanging it. This will help you save you a ton of time if you have to eliminate it later because it came damaged from the manufacturing plant.
Remove Your Old Door, Examine The Growing Brackets — Take the old door off its knobs, and examine the growing brackets to make sure they are going to be ale to hold the weight of the new door. If they are more than 10 years old, you should replace them.
Consider Replacing The entranceway Jamb — Another area that may need to be replaced is the door jamb. If your entry is more than 10 years old, the jamb may have lost its structural integrity, which could cause problems when the weight of your new cherry door is defined on it.
Add Shims Jamb runz To Level & Plumb The entranceway — After examination, if the growing brackets and door jamb are sufficient, or have been replaced, you will need a pack of shims to properly level and plumb the entranceway. You are going to want to achieve 1/8″ to 1/4″ hole between the door and the jamb.