Doors

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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How to Lubricate a Lock in a Pinch

Simply rub the teeth of the key with a sharp pencil until the surface is covered with graphite. Don’t be...


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How to Fix a Door That Won’t Stay Closed

When houses settle, doors can settle along with them, resulting in misaligned door latches. Solve the problem with a file,...


Hollow Door Fix: New Bottom for Hollow Core Doors

The next time you have to shorten a hollow-core door, try replacing the bottom rail with expanding foam instead of...


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How to Replace an Interior Door

Upgrade your interior spaces by replacing hollow-core doors with sturdy, sound-reducing solid-core new interior doors. In this article we’ll show...


15 Stunning Front Doors

An inviting front door will improve your home's curb appeal, whether you're ready to sell or planning to stay. If...


How to Remove a Door

Remove a door quickly and easily, without chipping or denting the door or trim


How to Install a Deadbolt Lock

Keep unwanted guests from coming through your doors


Install a Hydraulic Door Closer

Get better performance with a hydraulic closer

How to Remove Paint From Hardware

Avoid chemical strippers with a simple hot water soak


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15 Stunning Front Door Colors For a House That Wows

You can make a great first impression with your front door. Choose the right color and you can set the...


How to Raise an Adjustable Entry Door Threshold

Seal out drafts by raising the adjustable threshold on your exterior door


How to Install a Replacement Garage Door Opener

Tips for a faster, better installation of a new garage door opener.


Pocket Door Repair

How to fix sticky, noisy or just plain broken pocket doors


How to Fix a Noisy Garage Door

The key is simple maintenance for a garage door track


Repairing a Loose Door Handle

Tighten that loose door handle in minutes.


Self-Closing Door: Making an Existing Garage Service Door Automatic

Bring a fire rated garage entry door up to code with this simple retrofit.


How To Adjust a Sticking Patio Screen Door

Badly aligned rollers inside the bottom of a patio screen door will cause the door to bind or stick when opening or closing.

How to Install a Garage Door

Tips, hints and what the instruction manuals don't tell you.


Garage Door Tune-Up

Inspect and maintain your garage door annually for safety and convenience sake.


Garage Door Won’t Close

How to adjust your garage door's travel setting.


Garage Door Makeover

Build a custom garage door—in just one weekend!


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How to Install and Replace a Storm Door

Make a perfect installation even in less-than-perfect situations.


How to Adjust a Self-Closing Spring Hinge Yourself

Rotate the wrench until the next hole comes into view and install the pin. Test the door close rate. Repeat until...

How to Repair a Sliding Door

Simple repairs make sliding doors good as new. Learn sliding glass door repair.


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How to Make a DIY Rustic Barn Door and Hardware

High style with low-cost lumber — and a few tricks.


How to Fix a Broken Door Hinge

The right glue is the key replacing door hinges.


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How To Fix Sagging or Sticking Doors

Fix tight doors by tightening hinges and jambs — with planing and sanding as a last resort.


How to Fix a Door Latch

A rotary tool solves door problems fast