Door Refinishing: Painting Varnished Doors
Save time and money as you give a fresh new look to tired old doors. Can't live with that ugly stain the previous owners used on the…
Repairing a Loose Door Handle
Tighten a loose doorknob that has hidden chassis screws. It only takes a minute to pop off the cover plate.
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Tips for Hanging Doors
A veteran carpenter shares his secrets about how to hang a door plumb and true even if the rough opening isn't perfect. Even a novice can master…
How to Fix a Rattling Door
Interior doors that don't fit tightly against the doorstop can develop annoying rattles and thumps. There are several good fixes for this…
Fix a Storm Door Closer
Strong winds or heavy use can crack the door jamb that holds the storm door closer in place. A jamb reinforcer can repair the cracked jamb, or…
How to Remove a Door
Remove a door quickly and easily without pinching fingers or marring the door, the trim or the floor. Do it in four simple steps.
Steel Door Repair: Repair a Dented Steel Door
Make an invisible dent repair in a steel door the same way you do it on your car, using the same auto body filler. Even a novice can master the…
Interior Door Repair: Interior Doors That Won't Stay Closed
Adjusting a door that doesn't hang correctly is a frustrating experience, but there are a few tricks of the trade that can achieve miracles.…
How to Fix a Bifold Door
After a few years of use, bifold doors often start to sag, scrape against the floor or pop out of their brackets. Three basic adjustments will…
Lengthening an Interior Wood Door
Fix an interior door that's been cut too short with this simple repair. By carefully matching thickness, wood grain direction and stain, you can…
Patch Dents in a Metal Door
Metal doors don't hide dents and scratches as easily as wood doors, but you can make your old garage service or entry door look new again with…