Long story short...
I want to replace the entry door on the front of my house. The current door is
a Stanley steel
entry door. Can I go to Home Depot and buy a prehung door made by Stanley, take
it off the
hinges, and easily put it up in place of the existing door? Is it likely to
line up easily?
I called Stanley customer support and they told me that it should work without a
Advice would be very much appreciated.
Give Home Depot the dimensions of the old door. Make sure you include from top
of door to top of each hinge and also measure hinge length and width to make
sure the new door is exactly the same. if not just have them order a door with
the specs you want. I usually cut my own doors but i have had to order some
precut before. Make sure you measure properly or you are screwed.
without a problem.
Yeah, just make sure to get the right "handedness" (right or left) and the
right swing. Then measure to make sure they're the same. But it's usually
cheaper if you order just the door slab, without the frame.
Candice gave you good advice. Read her post a couple more
I don't know anything about Stanley, but I can tell you
that in older houses you often need a door that is custom
made / mounted. Many of the larger companies do not do
this. They usually sell standard sizes.
Spend some time with the measuring tape.
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