Supplies and Tools:
Cordless screwdriver with Phillip bit
Wood chisel 1-inch
Mr. Victor Longpont hired my services to remove his garage door that had become damaged after a bad rain storm. The door had not been painted for over 30 years, the bottom of the door was damaged by a badly worn door sweep that allowed water into the bottom of the door.
This post shows the four steps on how to remove a damaged garage door.
Step 1: Fig.1 shows the door handle plate on the door jamb has been pre-drilled. Fig.2 shows the brass plate has been installed on the door jamb. A cordless screwdriver with a Phillip bit was used to drive in the wood screws into the plate. This door hardware was re-used and was still in good working order.
|Fig.1 Door frame |
|Fig.2 Brass plate |
with one Phillip screw
|Fig.3 Using a wood chisel|
|Fig.4 Chiseling |
for brass plate
|Fig.5 Brass plate|
|Fig.6 Deadbolt plate|
|Fig.7 Installing deadbolt|
|Fig.8 Lock set finished|
|Fig.9 Job finished|
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