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Basement Doors and Jambs

Posted by lexar (My Page) on
Sat, Mar 6, 10 at 19:58


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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RE: Basement Doors and Jambs

Floors, then doors is the best sequence.

RE: Basement Doors and Jambs

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

RE: Basement Doors and Jambs

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..

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