Door Installation

Learn how to remove and install all types of doors.

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  • How to Replace an Exterior Door

  • Replace a worn, drafty front door with a stylish new energy-efficient one. Replacement doors come pre-hung in a weatherstripped frame and you…

  • Replace a Patio Door

  • Install a new, efficient patio door and stop drafts, save energy, eliminate leaks and restore smooth operation. We walk you through all the…

  • How to Hang a New Door

  • Replacing a door in an existing door frame is easier and much cheaper than pulling out the trim and frame and installing a prehung door, because…

  • How to Cut Off Wood Door Bottoms

  • To cut off a door without splintering the finish, use a guide and sharp blade in a circular saw, and deeply score the cut line with a utility…

  • How to Install an Entry Door

  • A seasoned pro shows you how to replace a front door, step-by-step, including measuring and ordering a new door, removing the old one and…

  • How to Hang a Door

  • Learn how to hang any type of interior door. We'll show you foolproof tips and techniques to help you do a great job even if you're a beginning…

  • How to Remove a Pocket Door

  • The Family Handyman expert, Rick Muscoplat, will show you how remove a pocket door and install a new one. This is a common task when you are…

  • How to Trim a Door

  • The Family Handyman Senior Editor, Travis Larson, will show you how to trim a door in about 10 minutes per side. The project will take a little…

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