Basement Doors and Jambs

lexarMarch 6, 2010

Hi,

I am finishing my basement and my floor will be about 7/8" thick.

What is the best and fastest way to install the door jambs?

Directly on the concrete and then cut away 7/8" from the bottom when installing the floor?

Install the door Jambs 7/8" higher off the concrete floor right away?

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fnmroberts

Floors, then doors is the best sequence.

    Bookmark   March 6, 2010 at 9:53PM
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lexar

Yes that would be good but the floor is delayed and I don't want to waste time waiting for it.

    Bookmark   March 6, 2010 at 10:14PM
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homebound

Then put a piece of 3/4 PT board under each one and install them. Later, whoever installs the floors will trim the bottom of each jamb to get a snug look/fit..

    Bookmark   March 7, 2010 at 5:11PM
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