Door Repair projects
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…
How to Install Doorstops
A missing doorstop means that sooner or later the wall will get dented by the door handle. Either of the two most common types of doorstop can…
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How to Silence a Squeaking Hinge
When a door hinge develops a squeak due to wear or settling, instead of reaching for a messy spray lubricant, try this traditional, non-toxic,…
How to Stop a Door From Swinging Open
We'll show you a simple fix that will keep interior doors from swinging all the way open if you leave them slightly ajar. It's an…
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…