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        Hi

        I am having issues putting in new bifold closet doors. The previous doors were sliding doors and there was a piece of trim hiding the track...
        I removed the trim to allow for bifold doors but there are several nails sticking out of the door frame.
        The problem is I have no access to the top of the nails to remove them...they are coming from the top of the door frame and I believe covered by drywall.

        If there any way to remove these nails without completely taking apart the door frame?
        I've attached pictures to hopefully give you a better idea...there are nails in the side and top of door frame.

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        Posts: 1 | Location: United States | Registered: Jun 12, 2014Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        Use a hacksaw, a Dremel tool with a cutting wheel, a pair of pliers bending the nails back and forth, a sawzall with a metal bit, a jigsaw with a metal bit. If close cutting is required I go for the Dremel

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        Posts: 950 | Location: No. California | Registered: Mar 24, 2004Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        cut 'em with a hacksaw, and use a nail set to whack the little protrusions back into the wall.


        sig: if this is a new economy, how come they still want my old-fashioned money?
         
        Posts: 5729 | Location: North Burbs, MN | Registered: Mar 14, 2007Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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