Friday, May 10, 2013

How to Hang Pre-hung Door - Part 11 of 15 - Inside Door Taping

Fig.1 Taping tools
By Gary Boutin

Supplies and Tools:
Razor knife with lots of extra blades
Corner bead with paper edge (2) 
Aviation snipers
Mud knife

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 six steps to apply interior taping to the door edge. Interior tapping will protect the edges of the walls. 

Step 1: Fig.1 shows the tools needed to get the job done. Aviation snip to cut the corner bead, wall tape to apply to the wall edges, mud for the wall, razor knife to cut the paper tape edges.
Step 2: Fig.2 shows the corner bead with paper edges has been applied to the left side of the door. Fig.3 shows the right side corner bead is being fitted on the wall edges.
Fig.2 Applying on the hinge 
side joint compound 
paper tape
Fig.3 Paper applied 
on the right side
Step 3: Fig.4 shows the aviation snips cutting the paper edge and the metal middle of the corner bead. Fig.5 shows the corner bead has been cut and needs to be fitted to the door.
Fig.4 Using metal shears 
cut the corner paper tape
Fig.5 Ready for the
joint compound
Step 4: Fig.6 shows that the hinge needs to be cut of if placing the corner bead near the door. Fig.7 shows the right side top door frame has been fitted with corner bead.
Fig.6 Cut around 
the door hinge
Fig.7 Right side of the door

Step 5: Fig.8 shows the extra paper is being cut off the corner bead.
Fig.8 Trimming excess paper

Step 6: Fig.9 shows shows the final step to apply wall mud to the edges of the paper.  Once the mud has dried sand the wall to a smooth surface. This door is not going to have texture added to the wall edges. The area is now ready to be painted.
Fig.9 Smoothing the wall 
with wall knife

How to Hang a Pre-hung Door:

  • Part 1 of 15 Introduction Why Replace This Garage Door
  • Part 2 of 15 Removing The Damaged Door
  • Part 3 of 15 Door Hardware Removed
  • Part 4 of 15 Door Threshold Removal
  • Part 5 of 15 Installing Door
  • Part 6 of 15 Recycled Metal Removed
  • Part 7 of 15 Caulking Outside Door Edges
  • Part 8 of 15 New Door Hardware Installed
  • Part 9 of 15 Caulking Door Screws Holes
  • Part 10 of 15 Inside Door Mud
  • Part 11 of 15 Inside Door Taping
  • Part 12 of 15 Inside Door Painted
  • Part 13 of 15 Applying Stucco To Door Edge
  • Part 14 of 15 Exterior Door Molding
  • Part 15 of 15 Old Door Cut to Trash

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