How to Stop Door Drafts Around Entry Doors

New weather stripping pays big dividends right away

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
  • Tape measure
  • Caulk gun
  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Needle-nose pliers
  • Nail set
  • Hacksaw
  • Stapler
  • Rubber mallet
  • Utility knife
  • Wood chisel

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • Weather stripping
  • Door sweep
  • Caulk
  • 1-in. brad nails