Make Sure Your Exterior Door Frame Replacement Is a Success by Following These Steps

Planning your new exterior door frame replacement?

Do you think that you need an exterior door frame replacement? Then the following information is for you! During this post, we will be discussing some easy steps for you door frame replacement.

Step-by-step guide

Perhaps, you have been noticing how your exterior door frame has suffered. It has been starting to rot or the damages are causing that it underperforms. Moreover, we recommend that you take a look to our step-by-step process.

Find your materials

Well, you won’t finish your enterprise without counting with the right tools. Moreover, you need to have the following

  • Door frame
  • Sandpaper
  • Wood glue
  • Hammer and nails
  • Paint
  • Crowbar


You need to remove your door whether you will continue using or replacing. Then, you also have to change the old frame. You have two options: the first one is that you replace the damage portions of the frame, or replacing the entire frame.

Measure and cut the new frame

Once you have removed the old frame, it’s time to measure it. Make sure to get the right numbers because you will need them to cut the new door frame. After that, you have to mark the new frame with the old measures and cut it.

Attach the door

It’s time to attach the new door frame. Use the hammer and nails to attach the pieces above and to the sides. Check if the frame is correctly attached to the door.


The next step is to paint the new door frame replacement. Furthermore, make sure to use the right type of painting for your frame replacement. Also, you can continue using the color of the old frames or renovating it with a new color.

More information about your door frame replacement?

We have the right tools and knowledge for your doors’ issues. At Chicago Door People, we enjoy working to satisfy all your needs. Call us today and schedule an appointment.

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