Interior Doors

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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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How to Square Up a Door Frame That Has Settled

Lynda asks, “The door frame on my 1913 house has settled, preventing the door from closing properly. What should I do to fix it?”

Settling is common on older homes, and can be repaired by jacking up the foundation. Read on to find out more.

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How to Enlarge the Lockset Hole in a Door

Enlarging the lockset hole in a door can be difficult, since there’s nothing to guide the pilot bit. Watch this video to find out how to solve this problem.

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How to Widen a Bathroom Doorway for a Wheelchair

Sasha asks, “My Mom has to use a wheelchair now, and our old door into the bathroom is too narrow. I saw a wider door that would work, but how do I make the frame wider to install it?”

The best solution would be to remove the existing door and frame, then install a wider door unit in the opening.

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What to Consider When Installing Pocket Doors in Your Home

When installing pocket doors in your home there are a few things you should take into account like planning ahead, buying good quality hardware, and allowing room and support for the pocket door frame. Watch this video to find out more.

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How to Trim a Hollow Core Door

Janie asks, “Can hollow core doors be shaved off at the top like solid wood doors?”

Hollow core doors typically have about one inch of solid wood at the top and bottom, so you should be able to trim a bit off to make them close properly. Read on to find out more.

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Door Saver II Bumperless Door Stop

Door Saver II from Perfect Products is a bumperless door stop that replaces the hinge pin in your door. Installation is easy, and the rotating cam allows you to fine-tune how wide the door will open. Watch this video to find out more.

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