Steel Door and Frame Installation

It’s essential that doors and frames are installed properly. People often blame the manufacturer when there are issues, when in fact the problem lies with poor installation. The videos below demonstrate how to install doors and frames the right way.

Prep and Installation

Jobsite Storage of Doors & Frames and Field Application of Topcoat

How to Install Slip-On Drywall Frames with Compression Anchors

How to Install Punch & Dimple Frames (Welded or KD) in Masonry Openings

The 3 Ways to Weld Steel Door Frames

Troubleshooting

Fixing Uneven Gaps Between a Door and Frame (Improper Clearance)

Fixing Commercial Doors that Won’t Close Properly (Hinge Bind)

Tips

The Risks of Grouting Frames

Damaged Steel Doors:
Repair or Replace?
How to Measure for Replacement Doors

The procedures and information on this page are only guidelines. Please follow applicable building codes, standards and accepted practices specific to your geographic location.