Smaller doors

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  1. Nov 3, 2008 #1

    RyanBruner

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    Anyone know what kind of door I can buy at Home Depot that I can cut down?

    My basement is only about 7'. After ceiling is put in, I have very little clearance, and an 80" door is too big. I'm thinking I need one about 75" for this little utility closet area. But all the doors at HD are 80". I thought even one of those little metal utility doors that you find for furnace closets in some homes would work...but HD doesn't seem to sell them.

    Any ideas?
     
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    CraigFL

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    Have you looked a mobile home doors, they tend to be smaller...

    Or you could cut a regular one shorter.
     
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    sutcac

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    If you cut one down, just make sure you buy a solid core one. The hollow cores can but cut down, but it's much more of a hassle. You have to re-install the bottom wood filler.
     
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    The small privately owned local lumber yards can special order odd sized interior doors.
     
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    chauncey12

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    if your only bringing it down a few inches get a 6 panel solid wood and cut it on the bottom. shouldnt be a problem
     

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