How to Install Prehung Interior Doors How to Install Prehung Interior Doors

Pre-hung interior doors can be very useful if you’re looking for a simple way to add a doorway in your home. But how do you install this type of door? It is actually much easier than one would think.  

The first thing you should do is to shave away any drywall that might interfere with the movement of the door. These can be cut easily with a saw or a screwdriver depending on the size of the piece.

Next you should install shims around all 4 corners of the frame which will hold the door in place and provide stability.

You should then place your pre-hung interior doors into the frame while working from the outside, away from the hinges. You can then nail the shims to the door and screw in the hinges.

Once all of this is complete, you should check for any gaps and adjust your handiwork as is necessary. To finish, simply cut off the excess shims and place trim around the door to give it a more appealing look.

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