Squaring an opening for a door frame

I have an opening ..one side is square but the other side is not, how do I square this side?

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  • Chas' Crazy Creations Chas' Crazy Creations on Apr 06, 2018
    Do you have a picture that you could share so that we might help better?
  • Sharon Sharon on Apr 06, 2018
    A level. Do not eye it or measure ( because of settling). Using a level you should always get the true square.
  • 2dogal 2dogal on Apr 07, 2018
    You have to use shims in the framing to square it up before you put on the outside molding.
  • Sharon Sharon on Apr 08, 2018
    Need picture please
  • Sheryl Sumpter Sheryl Sumpter on Apr 08, 2018
    Need picture or more info - both would be great.
    Is there a door in the opening now? Was there ever a door in the opening? How off square is the opening? Do you need to expand opening to fit door or shim? Can you trim the door? Will squaring up the opening cause this door to become a custom size hence a special ordered very expensive door?
  • Sharon Sharon on Apr 08, 2018
    Could you please send photo?
  • Sharon Sharon on Apr 08, 2018
    Tina could you please upload a photo of the area in question?
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