Interior Doors

Repairing a Door that Won’t Stay Open

A door that won’t stay open due to an out of plumb door frame can be very annoying. Watch this video for a simple tip on how to adjust the hinge pins to keep doors open without a doorstop.

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Door that won't stay closed

Repairing a Door that Won’t Stay Closed

A door that won’t close properly can be very annoying. Usually the solution is adjusting the alignment of the strike plate to the door latch. Watch this video to find out more.

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Using the wire wheel on a bench grinder to remove brass finish from hinges.

Removing Brass Finish from Plated Door Hinges

Find out how to remove the brass finish on plated door hinges to give hinges the look of brushed nickel. Watch this video to find out more.

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Man with cordless drill Installing track for bifold closet doors.

How to Improve Access to Closets

To make closets more accessible, consider removing bypass closet doors and replacing them with bifold doors or two hinged doors. Watch this video to find out more.

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Applying a bead of machine oil to a hinge pin.

How to Fix Squeaky Door Hinges

Door hinges that squeak can be very annoying, but they are easy to fix. Watch this video to find out how.

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Measuring door jamb for trimming

How to Mark a Door Bottom for Trimming

Watch this video for a simple tip on how to mark the bottom of a door for trimming after putting in a new floor or threshold, so you cut the door right the first time.

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Danny Lipford and homebuilder Phil Garner in his house

How Wide to Make Doorways for Wheelchair Access

When designing or remodeling a home for wheelchair access, be sure to make doorways 36” wide. As homebuilder Phil Garner discovered after he was confined to a wheelchair, a wider opening provides much easier access. Watch this video to find out more.

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Installing Bifold Doors

Installing bifold doors on a closet or other opening is a fairly easy DIY project. Watch this video to find out how to go about installing bifold doors in your home.

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