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September 17, 2016 23:03

Installation of metal doors with their hands

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Installation of metal doors with their hands

installation of metal doors with his hands

Dimensions new door: important nuances

Article Contents

  • 1 Dimensions new door: important nuances
  • 2 set for
  • 3 Preparation of the opening to install a new door
  • 4 main part of the installation
  • 5 options fixing the door frame
    • 5.1 mount for eye
    • 5.2 mount through the box
    • 5.3 fixing "seizure»
  • 6 final touches
    • 6.1 Video - Installation of metal doors with his hands

to installation work went quickly and with minimal disruption, at the stage of selecting a new metal door pay heed to perform the necessary measurements.

measurements

measurements

measurements

measurements

Before you go to the store, measure the doorway.This work is complicated by the presence of a rather thick layer of the solution on the perimeter and, of cou

rse, the door frame.Because they clearly define the boundaries of the opening it is difficult, that delivers a number of inconveniences in the process of measurement and can distort the results.

installation diagram under the door jamb flat

to measurements have been most successfully and accurately read the following recommendations:

  • to close the lower part of the installation of the structure of the opening up to free the floor.The material, which is raised by smew and sills and other elements will be dismantled;
  • top of the doorway increase, ielift, prohibited;
  • side portions may be slightly expanded when necessary.It is important to determine the width of the supporting cross-member, which is simultaneously the upper edge of the door opening.The width of the door should be installed approximately 2-2.5 cm less than the same parameter of the support member.

Based on the foregoing, the box of the new metal door should be 4-5 cm lower and narrower than the aperture.

After removing the necessary yardsticks, proceed to the preparation of working tools.

set for

  1. Punch.
  2. tape measure to measure.
  3. Sledgehammer.
  4. Bulgarka.
  5. Saw.
  6. wooden board.
  7. Hammer.

Additionally you need to prepare the material for filling the gaps between the walls and opening a new box of metal doors.You can use a mortar or assembly foam.Foam is more convenient to handle.

also prepare fasteners.Traditionally used reinforcement bars with diameter 1-1.2 cm, or the metal anchor.

Preparation of the opening to install a new door

Removing the old door

Removing the old door

On a photo a red circle circled column one of the anchors to be cut it out

On photo red circle circled column one of the anchors to be cut it out

Dismantling of the door frame

Removing the door frame

Removing the old door

Removing the old door

Getting dismantling an old door.At this stage, we are not particularly cautious.We tried to destroy not only the wall if there is no need to expand the doorway.In particular, careful to work with walls of brick and foam blocks.

Remove the old fabric or unscrew the hinges Lutkov, in accordance with the features of the door structure.

Saw a few nadpilov sander do the perimeter of the door frame, and then remove it from opening by using scrap.

Removing the old door

Removing the old door

a Punch clear the perimeter of the opening of the surplus of old plaster and cement mortar.

At this stage, pay special attention to the bottom of the door opening.Often, after the dismantling of the box at the bottom of the opening is found rotten wooden beam or served its masonry.From getting rid of damaged cells, and in their place we lay new bricks or fix the beams required height.

Preparation doorway

Preparation doorway

After installing a new metal door should be flush with the floor of the corridor.It is important to consider whether the floor in the future poured screed or such work are not available.

Preparation doorway

Preparation doorway

main part

assembly At this stage, enlists the help of an assistant - alone properly mounted metal door impossible.

Set box in a doorway and use the opportunity to check the level of its vertical mounting.We check on all planes, better in a few places.Usually it is sufficient to do the following:

  • check the upright on the inner end;
  • check one of the adjacent sides;
  • check the lower partition.

It is important that the indicators show a full match at all points of inspection.If in some place of the opening wall prevents install door frame smoothly, get rid of the excess element in using chisels, sanders, punch or other suitable tool.

By ensuring equality of position of the box and secure it with the help of pegs.Fixation to perform better with the use of two pads on each place.Make one wooden block 0.5 cm in thickness smaller than the gap between the frame and the wall, and the second is produced in the form of a wedge.In this second part of the Wedge to do much longer than the first, observing the small bevel angle.This will allow you to set the level of the box is easier and faster.

How to install the front door

How to install the front door

Tip: by use of "grandfather" method of temporarily fixing the door frame by means of nails is better to abstain, becauseit is unreliable.The box can simply be displaced.

Having set a box on a level, proceed to mount it.Locking doors can be performed using several methods.A particular embodiment is selected based on characteristics of the door structure.

Verifying the installation of the door frame

Verifying the installation of the door frame

Important: regardless of the chosen fixing method on each side should be present at least three points of fixation, and the bottom and top - from two.

Please fasten the side of the box with hinges.Commit start from the highest point.Be sure to check the correct installation level after creating each mounting point.

attaching the side of the box with hinges, metal leaf and put in again adjust the position of the box.Be sure to check the absence of excess tension and any kind of deformation of the box.

verify the absence of these problems, remove the fabric, and fix the other side of the bridge box.At each stage, check the correctness of the installation with the help of the level.

Installation iron door

Installation iron door

options fixing the door frame

Technology installation of the input metal doors

installation technology front metal door

mentioned earlier that the mounting box can be done in several ways.Total used 3 main methods.

Fixing eyelets for

Fixing eyelets for doors

door Fixing eyelets for

most common mounting option.The box is attached with the help of the eye pins or anchors.In metal doors of a new sample lugs welded to the box.

fixation is performed in the following order:

  • through the hole in the wall eyelet punch to create a 10-15-centimeter indentation;
  • into the prepared recess is inserted a pin or anchor.The pin must first be prepared.It's enough to take the valve diameter of the order of 1 cm, a little one sharpen its edge, and the second with a hammer to flatten, forming a head;
  • fasteners driven into the groove until it stops;
  • pin fastened with eyelet by welding, anchor pulled Allen key.

mount box through

Mounting through the box

mount box through

The procedure is the same as in the previous method, but the holes for fasteners are right in the end of the metal box.

Fixing "seizure»

Fixing " seizure "

Fixing "seizure»

also suitable for installation of a metal door.Okaemkoy outer box attached to the opening, and welded on the inner side a hook for fastening to the wall.

This method is best suited for buildings with monolithic walls and eliminates the need to drill holes.

final touches

After fixing the box to hang the canvas and make sure it is properly running.To do this, first we open the door to approximately 45 degrees, and then by 90. It is important that in these positions the blade is not moving spontaneously.

After fixing the box to hang the canvas and make sure it is properly running

After fixing the box to hang the canvas and make sure it is properly running

convinced of the absence of backlash when closed metal door.If there are no problems, proceed to fill the gaps between the walls and the box.

Fill in the gaps

Fill gaps

for sealing the foam can be applied either cement mortar with the addition of alabaster.With foam work easier and faster.However, the solution has a higher strength.

selected materials fill all the gaps.To fill the foam using a special gun.In the case of the use of cement mortar it is best to distribute the arms and not with a spatula or trowel.The consistency of the grout must be such that it is not floated.The best option - a loose state, resembling cottage cheese.

Check operation of locks

Check operation of locks

Check the operation of the lock.Along the perimeter of the new door seal pasted.Fix the outer casings.For their fixation using screws or rivets.

process of self-installation of a new metal door almost finished.You can only draw the slopes on the inner side of the door opening at its discretion (plaster, plastic, plasterboard, etc.).They will hide the fasteners and give the composition a normal appearance.

Installation of metal doors with their hands

installation of metal doors with his hands

Successful work!

Video - Installation of metal doors with his hands