Pamela Gilbert
Pamela Gilbert
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  • New York, NY
Asked on Jun 14, 2019

How to replace a window with a door?

Ken EricksonEmLaura Cooper

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3 answers
  • Laura Cooper
    on Jun 14, 2019

    Pamela, after removing the window, the framing will need to be reconstructed for a door opening. They are similar, but doors weigh more and the dimmensions are different. I recommend buying a pre-hung door as they are MUCH easier to install. Here's a link to a YouTuber who has the best construction advice: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzr30osBdTmuFUS8IfXtXmg

  • Em
    on Jun 14, 2019

    If you don't know how to do this it is best to call a contractor. It is not that easy of a task if you don't know how and why you are cutting into your house be it frame or brick.

  • Ken Erickson
    on Jun 14, 2019

    Also check for electrical wiring. Wires may be running under window and will need to be re-routed over the door.

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