Browse these projects, tips and ideas for all the doors in your home for ways to make them energy efficient, update the hardware and repair closing issues.
How to Fix a Screen Door
All it takes is one big gust of wind to whip your screen door back so far that it rips the retaining bracket right out of the doorjamb. The damage looks pretty frightening, but the fix is actually fairly easy.
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How to Fix Stubborn Bifold Closet Doors
Tired of bifolds that don't work right? Learn how to adjust a door that's always sticking, trim a door that binds, repair a broken corner, and tighten annoying handles that keep coming loose.
How to Fix a Broken Door Hinge
If the hinge screws have broken out of a particleboard door and taken chunks of the particleboard with them, the right glue can usually fix the damage.
Fixing Garage Doors
Make weather-tight garage door seals, replace rotted trim with maintenance-free vinyl and clean up a rusty track. Do it yourself and save a bundle.
Finger-Scan Entry Locks
Biometric keyless locks let you unlock or lock your entry door with just a quick scan of your fingerprint— the perfect solution for anyone who loses keys or has kids.
Replace Your Weather Strip
Install a door bottom weather strip to wooden doors for an effective and almost invisible airtight seal and to stop drafts.
How to Remove a Door
Remove a door quickly and easily without pinching fingers or marring the door, the trim or the floor. Do it in four simple steps.
Fix Stuck Dead Bolts
If your deadbolt sticks or is difficult to turn, give it a shot of Teflon lube spray to get it operating smoothly again. It only takes five minutes.
How to Rebuild a Garage Door Opener
A garage door opener that hums or grinds but doesn't open the door may just have stripped gears—an easy, inexpensive repair. Use this guide to get your opener running again.