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Note: Always check local codes before enclosing any appliance.
Check the placement of the studs near the area where the surround opening will be. This will ensure that the door has plenty of support.
If no stud exists in the area, install 2 x 6 cleats and a doorjamb using wood screws to secure.
Tip: When driving screws through several layers of wood, first rub the screw on a bar of soap to help it go through the material easier.
Cut the door to size. Then attach hat channels and sheet metal to the door. A metal break can be rented to bend the metal easier.
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