Door Repair projects
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…
Pocket Door Repair
Do you have a pocket door that sticks or doesn't open or shut all the way? Don't replace it if you don't have to—just install a new track,…
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Sliding Screen Door Repair Tips
Does it feel like you’re dragging your sliding screen door through a gravel pit when you open it or doesn’t close all the way? You…
Advanced Garage Overhead Door Repairs
Learn how to repair overhead garage door springs and cables—without winding up in the emergency room. Follow along as a pro explains how…
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.
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…
How to Repair a Sliding Door
Sliding doors get sticky and hard to open when the wheels are out of adjustment or the track gets dirty. Here's how to repair your sliding door…
How to Repair Interior Doors
Doors that won't shut or latch properly are annoying, but once you diagnose the problem the fix is usually easy. Even if your door has been…
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…