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VIDEO SERIES: Install Exterior French Doors

Watch the entire process of adding a new patio door to an existing house, from preparing and air-sealing the rough opening to installing the handles and screen doors.

Length: :29
Produced By: John Ross and Patrick McCombe

Installing a new exterior patio doors can be a really tricky project. Because there are two panels that move close to each other, every adjustment has to be just right. That's why we brought in veteran remodeler Mike Sloggatt to show you how to get the job done.


Introduction

Prepare the Rough Opening 

Install the Doors 

Adjust for Plumb, Level, and Square 

Install Flashing and Hardware 

Hang Screen Doors