Doors With Only Two Hinges
Its a tough balancing act holding an aluminum glass commercial door upright just to replace two hinges. Try this, open the door to a full 100 degrees, slide Door-Set under the door and adjust to height.
Now the hinges can be removed. You will need to disconnect the closer arm. If the hinge preps. need squaring, go-ahead. Door-Set is very stable. In aluminum or wood doors, the Door-set tool holds them steady while you install the new hinges and screws without damaging the delicate screw holes. You only get one try at this, so why ruin such an important job?
Time is important; problems that are involved
You can set a standard new door, 3’ x 8’ in 3 to 6 minutes, by yourself. If you’re changing out old to new, it’s even faster because Door-Set takes a memory of the old door height. Just slide the new door on & your door is already at the correct height, because of The removal of the old door with Door-Set. Needless to say, it very fast and you work all by yourself, it’s very, very fast..!
Your problems that are involved with setting doors will be eliminated! This tool allows you to focus on the real issue of putting The hardware on the doors and jamb.
P.S. Door-Set does all sizes of wood & metal doors, even 3” thick sound doors. If you’ll notice on the website, Door-Set is Holding a 2 ¼” thick 4’4” wide x 10’ tall solid wood door.
Door-Set is not designed for residential use, commercial only, & possibly wood or metal exterior entrance doors for high end residential, such as leaded glass or solid core oak, etc. where you would not want to use a shim or pry bar to avoid damage.
Door-Set is ideally used on buildings with the metal jambs already installed. The doors arrive on a truck from a commercial hardware co. They are already prepped for hinges & locks, the average weight is 120 lbs- 200 lbs,.
Time is important, the installation is done normally by two men, using a pry bar or other hand tool. Carts are good as you mentioned,any thing to speed the installation along. The hinges are all non removable pin hinges, a man on the installation crew goes out and installs hinges to the jambs.
Drywall Carts Yes or No.?
Yes! Yes! Yes!... Moving heavy doors can be painful. Adapa makes the best cart on the planet for drywall ( RESIDENTIAL CART ). But, you will use it for doors, along with Door-Set™.