Steel Door Repair: Repair a Dented Steel Door

Use auto body filler for an invisible door repair

Required Tools for this Project

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

  • Drill/driver, cordless
  • Putty knife
  • Sanding block
  • Paintbrush
  • Wire wheel
  • Putty knife, plastic

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • Auto body filler
  • Sandpaper, 60-, 80- and 100-grit
  • Plastic gloves
  • Primer
  • Paint