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How To Install A Prehung Exterior Door

Got a door that’s due for any upgrade? Watch to learn how to install a prehung exterior door. Find step-by-step project details here: http://low.es/2D4j6MW

Difficulty Level: Moderate. If you are not 100% confident installing a pre-hung door, Lowe’s recommends that you hire a professional. Call 1-877-GO-LOWES or visit https://low.es/2BZhLJh to learn more about installation services through Lowe’s.


  1. For a below grade basement exterior door in a stair well with a drain in front of it. What's the best way to install to make it waterproof even if the drain gets plugged or briefly gets backed up from very heavy rainfall?

  2. great install video, still can't do this ;p

  3. This is a great video. I'm going to do this myself because contractors and handy men in LA can't seem to want to replace a wood door for less than 800 dollars. Effing ridiculous.

  4. Screw behind the weather strip

  5. It's lows providing any home improvement classes?

  6. The white colour of the door was nice

  7. We have Gaps in our door and frame
    How can we fix that?

  8. How much should I budget for this same door including professional installation?

  9. Have the old door out and have my trim studs in place, today putting header and cripples in. New door from Lowe's has been leaning against the garage wall since December waiting for warmer weather. The door is going between the garage and dining room so rain water is not an issue, only heat and cold as garage not insulated, nor heated or air conditioned.

  10. I've seen my neighbor have someone work on their front door for a week. First they did the storm door. Then decided to replace their front door. Took everything off and proceed to put everything back together. Multiple installers.

  11. My door needs a bigger hole. I bought this house and found the previous owners put a bathroom door from dining room to garage and all my heat leaks out there. The new door is 32", the old 28". So the header would have to be extended.

  12. This is great for someone installing a door on a house built within the last 20 years. Nothing is square past the 90's.

  13. What wasn't mentioned was his use of deck screws.

  14. That front door does not need to be replaced.

  15. Is it possible remove material from the sill plate to let the threshold and sill pan seat lower? The sill pan is still visible even after installing the trim between the flooring and threshold.

  16. I fasten my doors in by drilling holes BEHIND the weather strip.Makes for a cleaner door install.

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