Replacing interior doors

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Old 09-23-13, 07:21 AM
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Replacing interior doors

My current interior doors are old slab stained mahogany doors. I'm considering replacing them with new masonite 600 series doors. Do I have to replace/paint the door trims, casings, jams and base boards as well?
 
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Old 09-23-13, 07:39 AM
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Need a lot more info and a picture.
Are you planning on just replacing the slabs, or installing prehung doors?
Far faster and easier to install a prehung door then to try and make a new slab fit an opening.
 
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Most slab doors come without the holes for the door knob or the mortice for the hinges so you'd need to figure that in when considering how much work is involved. If the casing is the same size, the baseboard should be ok if you use prehungs but the base could wind up being a little long or a little short.
Pics would help us better understand what you have - http://www.doityourself.com/forum/el...-pictures.html

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We quit replacing slabs several years ago and now use prehungs when a door gets damaged - a lot less work, in our opinion.
 
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