Will it do any good to change the door into the house?

mdjonesMay 15, 2007

Right now, we have an interior 6 panel pine door leading from the garage into the kitchen. When it's blazing hot in the garage, the door feels warm.

I hate to think how much $ we're losing through that door.

Would it do any good to change it to an insulated steel door?

And can I buy the same size door and just hang it on the same frame and hinges? Or do I have to buy a pre-hung door?



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An insulated door with weatherstripping would certainly help. The only way you'd be able to buy just the slab is if the hinge positions match exactly. Otherwise you'll have to re-mortise the jamb which isn't easy and looks kind of bad.

Good luck!

    Bookmark   May 16, 2007 at 7:08AM
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