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.

  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Caulk gun
  • Cordless drill
  • Hacksaw
  • Hammer
  • Needle-nose pliers
  • Nail set
  • Rubber mallet
  • Stapler
  • Tape measure
  • 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