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Question DetailsAsked on 9/14/2016

How much to STRIP ,SAND..interior door and door frame and reinstall

I need an interior door striped and sanded it is an old door they do not make it any more the interior door frame needs stripping and sanding

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Depends on type of finish, number of coats, etc - but generally in the $500-750 range for a normal sized (up to 37" wide, about 7 feet tall) paneled door with frame, including removal, stripping, sanding, refinishing, and replacement - but can run closer to $750-1000 if it has fancy routed shape on the frame, or even higher range in to the $1000-2000 range for fancy inlaid or engraved doors.


Generally, if you are not particularly in love with the door cheaper to just remove and discard and put in a brand new door (factory finished or prefinished by contractor before installation), because the labor in stripping a door is a goodly portion of the cost. Even if you do get the door refinished, if the trim is nothing special almost certainly significantly cheaper to go with new on that, because stripping and refinishing trim is very costly (commonly 5-10 times as much) relative to the cost of buying new and using it.


Your vendor would be a Painter specializing in interior refinishing work, rarely Furniture Repair and Refinishing places (generally they will not R&R - you have to bring to them and reinstall yourself), and some Door places and some Cabinetry shops. When you call around ask those who say no if they can recommned a place who does do that type of work, or you may be calling a lot of vendors.

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