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How to Install a Pre-Hung Exterior Door

Upgrading an exterior door can give your home a whole new look. DIY gives you step-by-step instructions on how to install a pre-hung exterior door.

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Materials

  • solid-core door
  • wood shims
  • doorknob
  • doorknob hardware
  • pressure-treated lumber
  • wood trim
  • deadbolt lock
  • latex caulk
  • cut nails
  • cement screws
  • fourpenny nails

Tools

  • hammer
  • pry bar
  • utility knife
  • 4' level
  • carpenter's pencil
  • drill
  • tape measure

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