Change direction of door opening


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Old 12-17-05, 10:27 AM
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Change direction of door opening

Have access to a REALLY nice exterior entry wood door with side lights but it opens in the wrong direction. Is it possible to change that direction? Would a good carpenter be able to do and how much of a hassle if possible?

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Old 12-17-05, 07:18 PM
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An entry door with side lites is prehung. Rather than trying to change the swing of it, order the same door that swings the other way. The cost will be the same, but it will save somebody a couple days work!!
 
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Old 12-18-05, 07:35 PM
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yea man its a hasstle, here in houston Tx i would probrably charge someone around $200 to do that, its a good 3 hours of work.
 
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Old 12-24-05, 07:14 PM
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change direction of door opening

I agree with the others. By the time you pay a carpenter to change the swing of the door, no matter what kind of deal you can get on it (unless it was free) the cost would be prohibitive. I'd order the right door with the correct swing.
 
 

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