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Door size for 32-7/8" door frame

You'll get a much better end result if you install a pre-hung door. Remove all the existing casings and jamb. If you remove the casings carefully, you can reuse them. After removing the casings and ...
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Door size for 32-7/8" door frame

Add a 3/4 inch piece of wood to one side, which will reduce the width to 32 1/8. A 32 inch door would fit nicely.
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Will the door fit in a rough opening only oversized 2 inches?

It will fit, assuming good carpentry on your part. If you've framed the opening plumb, level, and square, you theoretically need no gap. Any and all gap is to allow for a plumb, level, and square door ...
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Door size for 32-7/8" door frame

You are correct about the 34" door. To trim one down, it would need to finish out at about 32 5/8" to fill the jamb properly, actually 32 11/16" at the widest but anyway... you will not ...
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Exterior Door Replacement - Rough Opening Question

It's totally acceptable to have a rough opening that is not wood. You don't want to fasten wood to concrete then your new door to wood, since that frame-to-opening fastening is where most break-ins ...
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Prehung Door Help

This is how I have done for a while now....
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Prehung Door Help

Assume that the door is perfectly square and that you laser isn't. Get the hinge jamb vertical and in the position you want. use spacers above the door to get the top jamb parallel to the top of the ...
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Door sweep material replacement

It was simply fiber-reinforced rubber or vinyl. Doesn't much matter that you match that exactly--you'll be replacing the metal rail also. Just get something that seems to be good quality. You'll be ...
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