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

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Jobsite Storage of Doors & Frames and Field Application of Topcoat

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How to Install Slip-On Drywall Frames with Compression Anchors

The 3 Ways to Weld Steel Door Frames

The 3 Ways to Weld Steel Door Frames

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Installing a Door Frame in Steel Stud Construction

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


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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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The Risks of Grouting Frames

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Damaged Steel Doors: Repair or Replace?

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How to Measure for Replacement Doors

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