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Steel Door and Frame Installation

It’s essential that doors and frames are installed properly. People often blame the manufacturer when there are issues, when in fact the problem lies with poor installation. The videos below demonstrate how to install doors and frames the right way.

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Prep and Installation


Jobsite Storage of Doors & Frames and Field Application of Topcoat

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Installing a Door Frame in Masonry Construction

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How to Install Slip-On Drywall Frames with Compression Anchors

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Installing a Door Frame in Steel Stud Construction

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How to Install a Commercial Steel Door

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How to Install Punch & Dimple Frames (Welded or KD) in Masonry Openings

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Troubleshooting


Fixing Uneven Gaps Between a Door and Frame (Improper Clearance)

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Fixing Commercial Doors that Won't Close Properly (Hinge Bind)

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Fixing Frames that are Twisted or Out of Square

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Tips


The Risks of Grouting Frames

Damaged Steel Doors: Repair or Replace?

The procedures and information on this page are only guidelines. Please follow applicable building codes, standards and accepted practices specific to your geographic location.