A Quick Way to Install Bathroom Stall Doors A Quick Way to Install Bathroom Stall Doors
Most bathroom stall doors have a two-tier hinge configuration that is clearly visible in the form of separate upper and lower sections. Installing such doors into bathroom stalls requires a systematic approach to make the entire process, an easy combination of some uncomplicated procedures.
Installing the Bathroom Stall Door
- Drill one top hole for the top hinge of the stall door with a 1/4 -drill bit, 13 1/4inches from the top of the pilaster.
- Drill one bottom hole for the top hinge in the upper portion of the door with a 1/4-drill bit, 1 1/2 inches below the top hole.
- Drill the top hole and bottom hole for hinge fittings in the lower portion of the door using the1/4-drill bit.
- Top hole for the bottom hinge should be drilled 68 inches from the top of pilaster and the bottom hole should be 1½ inches below the top hole.
- Use two thru-bolts & barrel nuts for securing the upper pilaster hinges.
- Insert nylon bushing into the bottom space of the top hinge.
- Use two thru-bolts for securing the lower pilaster hinges.
- Set the door against the bottom hinge and press slightly upon it to ensure that the hinges are properly lined-up.
- Align the upper pin holes with respective holes of the top hinge.
- Push in the hinge pin and hammer lightly.
- Use 3/8 x 1 inch cap bolts for fastening the bottom hinges.
- Try to move the door. The door should stay steady at all angles. Tighten the bolts using a wrench.
- To install the door knob, push-in the inside portion of the chosen latch. Start aligning the tooth of the latch along with the internal escutcheon plate. Compress the latch and the plate together, pushing-in the knob. Tighten the manufacturer’s screws for fitting the knob.