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Technik: How to Fast Fix Cracked Door Jamb

This guide will help homeowners repair cracks in the door frame on their own and at a very low cost, without having to replace the entire door frame.

A cracked door frame can often deteriorate in time but can be salvaged when fixed with a repair kit. This guide will help homeowners repair cracks in the door frame on their own and at a very low cost, without having to replace the entire door frame.

Schritt 1 How to Fast Fix Cracked Door Jamb  ¶ 

Cracked door jamb/frame caused by excessive force on door.

Schritt 1 How to Fast Fix Cracked Door Jamb  ¶ 

  • Cracked door jamb/frame caused by excessive force on door.

Schritt 2  ¶ 

Apply wood filler into the cracks of the door frame.

Schritt 2  ¶ 

  • Apply wood filler into the cracks of the door frame.

Schritt 3  ¶ 

Attach the clamp onto the cracked door frame. Use a clamp with rubber edges for a sturdier grip and also to prevent damaging the door frame.

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  • Attach the clamp onto the cracked door frame.

  • Use a clamp with rubber edges for a sturdier grip and also to prevent damaging the door frame.

Schritt 4  ¶ 

Drill a pilot hole into the door frame. Screw a 4-inch screw into the frame through the pilot hole.

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  • Drill a pilot hole into the door frame.

  • Screw a 4-inch screw into the frame through the pilot hole.

Schritt 5  ¶ 

Wait for the wood filler to dry.

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  • Wait for the wood filler to dry.

  • Once dried, scrape off the excess filler with a scraper.

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Sand the filled up cracks to get a smooth surface.

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  • Sand the filled up cracks to get a smooth surface.

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Paint and do not touch until dry.

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  • Paint and do not touch until dry.

Schritt 8  ¶ 

Repaired door frame/ door jamb. Repaired door frame/ door jamb.

Schritt 8  ¶ 

  • Repaired door frame/ door jamb.