Swinging door hinges – Hinged patio doors, sometimes called French doors, swing the place slide. These doors provide increased visibility of a full glass door in a standard swing door. Anderson Windows manufactures hinged doors in single, double and triple panels. The manufacturer provides complete installation instructions with the product.
Build the coarse opening to fit the planned swinging door hinges. The coarse opening contains a wood header over the doorway and wall rails placed to create a suitable opening. Remove protective shipping cover from the door. Use a large screwdriver or small pry bar to remove the caps. Protect the finished areas the door with thin pieces of wood or heavy cardboard while bending the lid loose. Apply three 3/8 inch beads of dense all the way around the rough opening of the door.
Set the door on the doorstep on the outside of the house. Raise the door so that the door fits into the coarse opening. Apply Drive in the corners that the door is appropriate in place. Check the vertical of the door for letting. Check solo on both left / right orientation and in / out orientation. Use a 4-foot carpenter’s level to measure loads. Make side-by-side adjustments by placing shims that are thin pieces of wood, between the doorway and the door frame. Adjust the in-and-out orientation by sliding the door in the opening as required.
Attach swinging door hinges to spot using 3-inch screws. These screws are fitted with the device and match hinged colors. Place the screws through the door frame in designated places where they will be covered by trim. Do not completely tighten the screws at this time. Take distance clips between the frame and the door. Bend the distances with a small pry bar. Place a thin piece of wood or heavy cardboard between the core and the door to protect the target. Add door fittings. Check the door operations to ensure that the doors swivel easily without obstacles. Tighten the partially tightened screws through the door frame into the wall rails and header. Place the trim over the screws.