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Doors don’t need to always shut people out. From screens and French style to interior and exterior, these door designs help create inviting spaces in your home.

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Installing Weather Stripping & Door Sweeps

Stop energy-wasting air leaks around entry doors by installing a weatherstripping kit with a foam flange or vinyl bulb.

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How To Build Modern Barn Doors for Your Home

Check out this modern take on sliding barn doors from At Home with Family Handyman personality Mr. Build It.


How To Take a Door off the Hinges

It's a one-person job that's not hard at all.


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Why This Is the Week to Review Your Fire Safety Plans

It's Fire Prevention Week 2023. As they say, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.


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Make Your House Warmer by Adjusting the Storm Door Sweep

Slow drafts with a one-minute door sweep adjustment.

Watch This Woman Transform Her Bland Closet Doors

Who doesn't want a new spring color palette?


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Make Your Home Stand Out with These Ideas from ‘Saturday Morning Projects’

With guests coming to visit, there's no better time to improve the curb appeal of your home. Here are some...

Here’s Why So Many Homes Have Brass Doorknobs

These old-school fixtures are so much more than a pretty face.


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What to Know About Interior Trim and Molding

From baseboard to crown molding (and chair rail in between), interior trim defines a home's style and serves a practical...


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How to Recess Hinges on a Door

Learn how to mortise door hinges using a router.


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Try This Hack for Building an Inexpensive Glass Panel Door

Make a glass panel door yourself without breaking the bank.

How To Lock a Door Without Using a Lock

Security never goes out of style. Here are some ways to guarantee it when your doors don't have locks or...


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How to Install a Dog Door

Here's an easy project for a neophyte DIYer.


How to Install a Door Sweep

Say goodbye to cold drafts.


11 Design Rules You Should Never Break

If you're looking to transform the look of a room or your entire home, it can be difficult to get...


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40 Home Mysteries Explained

Stop racking your brain and learn how to solve these common home mysteries right now.

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Which Exterior Renovation Adds the Most Value to a House?

Not all exterior renovation projects are created equal. These are the ones that add the most value at resale.


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What to Know About Glass Garage Doors

Thinking about installing a glass garage door? Here's what you need to know.


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Genie Wall Mount Garage Door Opener: Family Handyman Approved

This wall-mounted garage door opener provides great functionality without sacrificing style.


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What to Consider When Installing Glass Garage Doors

A glass garage door isn't just for garages — it also lets you open your living space to the outdoor...


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How to Fix a Doorbell

Finding the culprit takes some detective work.


9 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $500

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $500 you can make some...


14 Inexpensive DIY Valentine Wreaths for Your Front Door

Welcome visitors to your home this Valentine's Day with a festive wreath. Get out the craft supplies and try one...


What is a May Basket and Why Do People Hang Them on Doors?

Perhaps the sweet tradition of giving May baskets is ready for a reboot.


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14 Weekend Projects that Add to Home Value

Not every project has to be big (or extremely expensive) to add value to your home. These done-in-a-weekend projects, for...

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Add Value to Your Home With These 12 Easy Upgrades

Outfit your abode with these high-impact, low-budget projects.


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How to Paint Your Front Door

Spruce up your house by painting your front door. It's an easy DIY project.


10 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $250

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $250 you can make some...


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Here’s Why You Should Close Your Bedroom Door at Night

It may not seem like a big deal, but when it comes to you and your family's safety, it's vital....


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12 Charming Door Knockers That Add Curb Appeal

Door knockers are an easy way to spruce up your entryway and give your guests a classic way to announce...