Door Repair projects
Lengthening an Interior Wood Door
Fix an interior door that’s been cut too short with this simple repair. By carefully matching thickness, wood grain direction and stain,…
How to Stop Door Drafts Around Entry Doors
Learn how to remove old, damaged weather stripping around a steel entry door and replace it with new magnetic weather stripping and a new door…
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Fix Sagging or Sticking Doors
This article shows you how to fix a sticking door in most cases without removing the door. Get instant results and enjoy a trouble-free door.
Patch Dents in a Metal Door
Metal doors don’t hide dents and scratches as easily as wood doors, but you can make your old garage service or entry door look new again…
Steel Door Repair: Repair a Dented Steel Door
Make an invisible dent repair in a steel door the same way you do it on your car, using the same auto body filler. Even a novice can master the…
How to Repair a Sliding Door
Sliding doors get sticky and hard to open when the wheels are out of adjustment or the track gets dirty. Here’s how to repair your…
How to Repair Interior Doors
Doors that won’t shut or latch properly are annoying, but once you diagnose the problem the fix is usually easy. Even if your door has…
How to Adjust Bypass Closet Doors
Fix sticking or badly aligned bypass closet doors in 15 minutes using this simple adjustment technique. It costs nothing.
How to Raise an Adjustable Entry Door Threshold
Stop drafts coming under a door by raising the adjustable threshold. It only a minute to turn the four adjusting screws.
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.
Easily Repair Pet Claw Marks
Mask shallow claw marks and scratches in wood doors with stain and varnish. Gel stains work well for matching the existing finish.