Interior Doors

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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Man with beard hanging bifold doors.

How to Reverse and Rehang Bifold Doors

C.J. asks, “How can I rehang my bifold doors so they open from the other side?”

Since bifold doors are predrilled at the bottom and top on both sides, it’s easy to rehang existing bifold doors so they open on the other side. Read on to find out how.

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What Kind of Door to Use for a Pocket Door?

Liz asks, “Can I use any type of door for a pocket door, or does it have to be made for that purpose?”

As long as the door is the right size and thickness, you can use any door for a pocket door. Read on to find out more.

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