Ring doorbell install


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Old 07-11-23, 09:21 PM
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Ring doorbell install

Hi folks. I am trying to install the Ring doorbell myself. Does the moulding around the door frame, at where the door bell button located below, strong enough to hold the Ring? I just not sure if it is hollow inside or solid to hold the screws. Any advices appreciated.


 
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Old 07-12-23, 03:20 AM
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Take the existing doorbell off and look!
 
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Old 07-12-23, 06:10 AM
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It looks like where the doorbell button is now would be plenty sturdy enough and I suspect probably solid.
 
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Old 07-12-23, 08:10 AM
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It's typically thick foam under EIFS. If so you will just need longer screws.
 
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Old 07-12-23, 11:58 AM
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I am trying to install the Ring doorbell myself. Does the moulding around the door frame, at where the door bell button located below, strong enough to hold the Ring? I just not sure if it is hollow inside or solid to hold the screws.
A Ring Doorbell Camera Pro only weighs 7 ounces, but like XSleeper suggested you'll want to find long enough screws of the right size and head type so you can run them through the full depth of the foam insulation board, which might be 2" thick, and into the plywood or OSB so it's solidly mounted.
 
 

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