Fix Sagging or Sticking Doors

Fix tight doors by tightening hinges and jambs—sanding is a last resort.

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Hammer
  • Cordless drill
  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Belt sander
  • Drill bit set
  • Safety glasses
  • Sanding block
  • Sawhorses
  • Square

You'll also need a rag, brush and compass.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • 3-in. screws
  • wood shims
  • wood filler
  • matching stain and varnish