How to Install a Fiberglass Entry Door | This Old House

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This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to upgrade an entryway with a brand-new, low-maintenance, energy-efficient door. (See below for a shopping list and tools.)
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Shopping List for Installing a Fiberglass Entry Door:
– pre-hung fiberglass entry door [https://amzn.to/2PRtcMX]
– 2×4 [https://amzn.to/2ZGAurp] and shims [https://amzn.to/34sYQDw]
– 6d nails [https://amzn.to/2PR6Bjm]
– adhesive-backed waterproof membrane [https://amzn.to/2LtNeHT]
– silicone adhesive [https://amzn.to/2Uy3ews]
– 1×4 [https://amzn.to/2MXUe31], used as cleats when installing new door
– 3-inch long weather-resistant screws [https://amzn.to/2ZS268e]
– minimal-expanding spray foam [https://amzn.to/2ZTg1dZ]

Tools for Installing a Fiberglass Entry Door:
– reciprocating saw [https://amzn.to/2NQJfI5]
– pry bar [https://amzn.to/316D4ni]
– 24-inch [https://amzn.to/2HN1vhK] and 48-inch [https://amzn.to/2LtNEOt levels
– scribe [https://amzn.to/311s4r9]
– circular saw [https://amzn.to/2ZA7IbQ]
– caulk gun [https://amzn.to/2UtWobu]
– drill/driver [https://amzn.to/2ZQS4nM]

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