How to Put Hinges on a New Door?

Answer Installing a new door will take time to accomplish due to the precise measuring that is required. A new door will make any room or entrance look like new, especially if it is being held by shiny h... Read More »

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How to Put a Door on Hinges?

Most doors in your home use butt hinges. When removing the door to make adjustments or for repainting, you typically pull out the hinge pins from the hinges. A butt hinge consists of two separate h... Read More »

How do I put hinges on a new door?

Chisel the InsetPosition the door back-edge up. Set the hinge on the edge with one plate on the door and the other hanging off the side. Mark around the plate. Remove the hinge, and chisel out the ... Read More »

How do I adjust the hinges on a door?

Remove the DoorUse a hammer and a chisel or flathead screwdriver, and remove the pins from the door hinges. Tap the hinge pins out, starting at the bottom of the door, and work your way to the top.... Read More »

How to Reference Door Hinges?

The first step in mortising door hinges is marking the reference points for each hinge. A typical door has three hinges, but they are not all equally spaced on the door. There are two main reasons ... Read More »