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New Construction Hinged French Patio Door Installation

Immerse yourself in our step-by-step installation guides for how to install a hinged French patio door in a new construction application, or when siding and trim has been completely removed.

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Nail Fin Installation Instructions

New Construction After Building Wrap for Nail Fin Hinged Doors

A hinged door is installed on a stud wall with sheathing after the building wrap is in place. It is then attached using the nailing fin and integrated with the building using flashing tape.

Instructions

Patio Doors
Patio Doors with Impact-Resistant Glass

New Construction Before Building Wrap for Nail Fin Hinged Doors

A hinged door is installed on a stud wall with or without sheathing before the building wrap is in place. It is then attached using the nailing fin and integrated with the building using flashing tape

Instructions

Patio Doors
Patio Doors with Impact-Resistant Glass

Water Resistant Sheathing for Nail Fin Hinged Doors

A hinged door is installed on a stud wall with water resistant sheathing. It is attached using the nailing fin and sealed to the water resistant sheathing.

Instructions

Patio Doors
Patio Doors with Impact-Resistant Glass

Masonry Construction for Nail Fin Hinged Doors

A door is installed on concrete or masonry wall with wood buck. The door is attached using the nailing fin and sealed to the wood buck.

Instructions

Patio Doors
Patio Doors with Impact-Resistant Glass

New Construction Installation After Building Wrap for Wood Brickmould Hinged Doors

A hinged door is installed on a stud wall with sheathing after the building wrap is in place. It is then attached using the wood brickmould and sealed to the siding, brick or stucco.

Instructions

Patio Doors with Impact-Resistant Glass

Masonry Construction for Flush Flange or Wood Brickmould Hinged Doors

A hinged door is installed in a concrete or masonry wall with wood buck. The door is attached using frame screws or clips and sealed to the wood buck using the flush flange or brickmould.

Instructions

Patio Doors Including Impact-Resistant

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