How to Fix a Screen Door

Why replace a screen door if you can just fix it?

Required Tools for this Project

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

  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Drill/driver, cordless
  • Disposable plastic spreader
  • Extension cord
  • Magnetic screwdriver bit holder
  • Putty knife
  • Safety glasses
  • Star-drive bit

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. Star-drive screws
  • Sandpaper
  • Screen door closer
  • Screen door wind chain
  • Wood filler