Center-hinged patio door replacement

Reply

  #1  
Old 09-12-17, 04:01 PM
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Sep 2017
Location: United States
Posts: 1
Center-hinged patio door replacement

Lord, help me... we recently purchased a new home that has a center-hinged patio door leading out to the back porch. The wood jams are rotten as can be and we'd like to replace it with an outswing French door. The problem is we cannot seem to find a direct replacement. The unit size of the door in question is 75" to the outside of the door frame and 81-3/4" tall. We have a 76" rough opening. Can anyone suggest a replacement? Here is a link to the exact door we have: http://www.homedepot.com/p/Milliken-Millwork-75-in-x-81-75-in-Classic-Clear-Low-E-Glass-Majestic-Steel-Right-Hand-Inswing-Full-Lite-Exterior-Patio-Door-Z001630R/206205159

TIA!

Justin
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 09-12-17, 04:09 PM
czizzi's Avatar
Forum Topic Moderator
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: USA
Posts: 7,365
Likes Received: 6
I find working with a building supply store (not a box store) much easier with regard to special order doors. They have connections that would allow you to basically make any size door you want. Box stores are limited in the customization they offer. Remove the inner casing and take exact measurements of the rough opening. Give them to the building supply store (or lumber yard) and they will get you what you need.
 
  #3  
Old 09-12-17, 05:31 PM
XSleeper's Avatar
Group Moderator
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: USA
Posts: 22,347
Likes Received: 69
I think you will find that any double outswinging french door will work best in that size opening. I have found that center hinged doors are nothing but problems.
 
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes