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Why Interior Door Installation Isn't a DIY Job

Posted on July 26, 2018

Interior Door Installation Bettendorf

We know the feeling: try to save a few bucks by making home repairs yourself, or by installing new doors or windows on your own. While this may seem like a good idea in theory, in practice, interior door installation is a timely and sometimes frustrating process best suited for the professionals. 

You might think that, because the door is in the interior of your house, it isn't as important to get this installation right. If you make a mistake, or don't install something correctly, it's not a big deal, right? Actually, interior doors are just as important as exterior ones. Installing them incorrectly can cause just as many problems to your home as an exterior door. 

Picking the Right Door 

There are a lot of different factors that can go into choosing the right interior doors for your home. While many are based off the style and aesthetic of the doors, other factors can also play into door choice that you may not be aware of. As a professional door installer, we know what to look for to determine what type of door is best suited for your house. We look for things even other door installation professionals may not. We inspect the walls to be sure the door frame will fit properly. We also look to see if there are any points of weakness along your wall that can potentially limit the effectiveness of your door. If your doorway is on a load-bearing wall, different signs of weakness need to be looked for, and potentially, a different door frame may be needed. 

It's Not As Easy As It Looks

Everything has the potential to be a DIY job, if you work hard enough and take enough time to study and understand the process. Door installation, however, is one of the tougher DIY jobs you can undertake. Ultimately, it will be easier and safer to trust your interior door installation to a professional. Doors are not something that you pull out of a box and can just pop into the empty door space. They come with a variety of different parts that are necessary to ensure a proper installation, such as an individual door frame and trim. With a professional, we will make sure your door has all the parts it needs before we get there.

We inspect the door installation process as it goes, guaranteeing each step's proper completion before moving onto the next one. Should you decide to install your interior door on your own, you will find it will take the majority of your day to put in just one door. If you have multiple doors to install, you will probably need to dedicate an entire weekend to this project, which could be better spent relaxing or spending time with your family.

We Have The Experience

You may be suited to doing the DIY job, having the time and patience to figure out the installation process on your own. However, we are professionals who have been operating around Bettendorf for over 10 years. We have the knowledge and expertise to not only guarantee your interior door installation, but to complete the project in a timely manner. Why not trust your project to those who do this for a living? Let us help you complete your interior door installations today! If you are ready to get started, go ahead and contact us by filling out our easy online form or by calling us at (309) 762-6244. We look forward to hearing from you!

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