How Do You Install Interior Door Trim?

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How Do You Install Interior Door Trim?

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Once you have your interior door installed, you will need to finish the job with trim around the door frame. Door trim not only makes the doorway look more appealing, it also helps to prevent drafts from going room to room. It also helps to reduce the sound coming from other rooms. When it comes to properly installing interior door trim you should always follow the rule of measuring twice and cutting once. Have extra trim material on hand in case you make a mistake. Measure from the floor up to the top corner of the right side of your installed door frame. Do the same for the left side. Check your measurements and write them down. Use the right side measurement and mark the length on a piece of molding. Cut a 45 degree angle cut using a power miter saw at an outward angle. The end result will be the end of the cut will be higher than your starting point. Repeat this process for the left side molding. Measure the top of the door frame from the outside of each corner. Check the measureme

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