storm doors installation

Installing Your Andersen® Storm Door


We're taking the hassle out of installing a storm door, so there's no second-guessing. Just a job well-done the first time.

Installation Systems

*Actual tools required will vary between storm door models. See installation guide for details.

Installation by Door Type

  rapid install 1 pro install rapid install 2
 

RAPID INSTALL 1

PRO INSTALL

RAPID INSTALL 2

Fullview Interchangeable

RAPID INSTALL 1

PRO INSTALL

RAPID INSTALL 2

Fullview Retractable

RAPID INSTALL 1

PRO INSTALL

RAPID INSTALL 2

3/4 Light Ventilating

RAPID INSTALL 1

PRO INSTALL

RAPID INSTALL 2

1/2 Light Ventilating

RAPID INSTALL 1

PRO INSTALL

RAPID INSTALL 2

step 1

Storm Door Measure Guide

1. Check to ensure door opening and trim allow enough space for a storm door.

DIMENSION A: Minimum ¾"width flat trim surface required

DIMENSION B: Minimum 1" trim (brickmould) depth required

DIMENSION C: Minimum of 2½" door frame (jamb) depth required*

*Note: Depending on the depth and location of your entry door handle set, additional clearance may be needed.

step 2

2. Measure door opening in order to determine the size storm door you need.

WIDTH MEASUREMENT: Measure the width of the door opening at the inside face of exterior trim on each side at top, center and bottom and record the shortest measurement.
(See measure points W1, W2 & W3 in the illustration at right.)

HEIGHT MEASUREMENT: Measure for the height from the sill to the underside of the brickmould at the top.
(See measure point H in the illustration at right.)

Measurement Video

3. Determine the size you need based on the door opening measurements and the storm door model that is selected.

 

measurement guide
4. Choose the door handing that works best for your entryway.

Installation Instructions

Get installation instructions for your storm door, including preparing the rough opening, sealing, shimming, fastening, flashing and water management.
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