How to Install or Replace Door Hinges

- Jun 04, 2019-

1. Installing Door Hinges

Place your hinges in the correct location. 

2.Trace around the hinge. 

3.Cut the mortise. 

4.Mark the location of the screws. 

5.Drill the pilot holes. 

6.Install the individual hinges. 

7.Connect the door to the jamb.

 

2. Replacing Door Hinges

1.Use blocks of wood to steady the door.

2.Compare the hinges and measure the door. 

3.Remove one of the old hinges.

4.Prepare the jamb and door for the new hinge. 

5.Install the new hinge.

6.Repeat the process on the second hinge.

7.Test the new hinges.