French doors with sidelights – Installation of doors require the same procedure to install a standard door, with the added difficulty it twice as big. The best way to install these doors there are one or two assistants available keeps the door frame in place during the installation process. Attaches sidelight is a simple procedure. But if you do not have electrical hard wiring experience, have a professional complete part of the task.
How to install glass French doors with sidelights, clear door to excess material. Place the door frame in the door, marking any section of the wall which interferes with the frame. Then cut them out with a reciprocating saw. Turn off the power to the area from the box circuit. Running hard-wired electrical lines through the wall to the door. And then drill a hole to the conduit in the frame door opening. Enter the door frame near the door and connect the light wires to the electrical line coming from the door. Spread waterproof caulking around the door frame outside edge. Then push the envelope of space in the door with the help of assistants, keeping the electrical setup in place throughout. Wipe any excess caulking with a damp cloth.
To install glass French doors with sidelights, open the doors and have an assistant hold the frame in place. Then using a 3-foot Carpentry level, check the straightness of each door frame four parts. And then drill holes in the door through each of the frame pre-drilled holes, or drill your own holes through the frame and into the door. The distance between holes every 12 inches.