Step 4: Attach The Brackets

attaching the brackets to install a storm door
Photo: Ryan Benyi
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Place the jamb bracket for the closer, as shown, so that the bracket is against the hinge rail and lines up horizontally with the glass trim. Drill pilot holes through the bracket and screw it to the jamb. Slip on the bracket arm and screw it to the jamb too. Screw the closer's door bracket into the factory-drilled holes on the frame.
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