A Comprehensive Guide to Measuring for Your New Iron Door

A Comprehensive Guide to Measuring for Your New Iron Door

At Excalibur Iron Doors, we understand that choosing the perfect wrought iron door for your home is a significant investment.

Accurate measurements are crucial to ensure a seamless fit and maximize the visual impact of your new iron door.

In this article, we will provide you with a step-by-step guide on how to measure for your new iron door, allowing you to make an informed decision and select the ideal door from our extensive collection.


Step 1: Measure the Width

Using a measuring tape, measure the width of the door frame at three points: the top, middle, and bottom. Take note of the smallest measurement, as this will be the width of your new iron door. It's important to measure the opening and not the existing door to ensure accuracy.


Step 2: Measure the Height

Measure the height of the door frame from the threshold to the top of the opening. Again, take measurements at three points: the left side, middle, and right side of the opening. Record the tallest measurement, as this will be the height of your new iron door.


Step 3: Measure the Jamb Depth

To determine the appropriate jamb depth for your iron door, measure the depth of the door frame. This measurement is crucial for ensuring that the door fits securely within the frame.


Step 4: Consider the Swing Direction

Determine whether your iron door will swing inward or outward. Stand inside your home and observe the direction in which your current door swings. This information is essential for Excalibur Iron Doors to customize the door hinges and ensure proper installation.


Step 5: Assess the Threshold

Measure the threshold height to ensure that your new iron door aligns correctly with the floor level. This step helps maintain a seamless transition and prevents any potential tripping hazards.


Step 6: Note Additional Features

If you require any additional features or customization, such as sidelights or transoms, make a note of their dimensions. These elements can enhance the visual appeal and functionality of your new iron door.

Taking accurate measurements is essential when selecting a new iron door for your home. By following our comprehensive guide, you can ensure a perfect fit and a stunning entrance that enhances your home's curb appeal.

At Excalibur Iron Doors, we offer an extensive selection of exquisite wrought iron doors, customized to your specifications and crafted with utmost precision.

Visit our website today to explore our collection and embark on the journey of transforming your home with the timeless elegance of our wrought iron doors.

Our team is ready to assist you in finding the perfect iron door that will exceed your expectations in terms of beauty, durability, and security.

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