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Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

    • Hammer
    • Tape measure
    • Caulk gun
    • Drill/driver, cordless
    • Countersink drill bit
    • Level, 4-ft.
    • Hearing protection
    • Pry bar
    • Putty knife
    • Reciprocating saw
    • Safety glasses

You'll also need leather gloves.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

    • New door
    • Wood shims
    • Polyurethane caulk
    • Galvanized casing nails, 16d
    • Screws, 3-in.
    • Minimum expanding foam
    • Door latch and lock

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