How To: Add a door In an exterior brick wall

Add a door In an exterior brick wall

If you've got a brick house and are looking to install a door in the brick, this how to will get you there. Be prepared, it's a big job and you'll need to be comfortable wielding several power tools. Are you ready to take the challenge?

Here are the tools you'll need: a 4ft ladder, a shop vac, a cordless drill with a 12" long, 1/4" masonry bit, a sawzall, a level, a circular saw, a small sledge hammer, a masonry chisel, safety glasses, a dust mask, ear plugs, sawzall blades, an extension cord, a flash light, drill bits, screws and nails and caulking and caulking gun. Next thing you know, you'll be able to install a door in a brick wall!

This is part 1 of a 2 part tutorial.

(1) Part 1 of 2 - How to Add a door In an exterior brick wall, (2) Part 2 of 2 - How to Add a door In an exterior brick wall

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I'm wondering why there was no need for a temporary support wall on the inside. It is a load bearing wall and thought that would be needed.

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