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Wrongly installed wooden door

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Posted by: from Maple
2/8/2019 at 12:42:42 PM

12 year old house

Normal wooden door in the laundry room that leads to the garage.

It was incorrectly installed, it would open on my right.

The door should open on my left.

Which is the cheapest DIY way to correct the error?

Thanks

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Date/Time2/8/2019 at 3:12:23 PM

Remove the trim, cut the screws/nails holding the door jamb in place, remove door and rotate it 180 , reinstall the jamb, reverse door hardware.

Not particularly a DIY project.

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James from Setter Inc. in Toronto
Date/Time2/8/2019 at 3:14:43 PM

Hi Martin,

Take a look at this DIY guide: https://www.wikihow.com/Switch-a-Door-From-Right-Opening-to-Left-Opening

There's lots of guides online about how to switch the hinges to the other side.

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