Best DIY Door Tips: Installation, Framing and Hardware
Best DIY Door Tips
Before we finish up Shut The Front Door DIY Week — we need to cover installing, framing, and door casings! Here are our best DIY door tips and ideas to get you going on beautifying and updating your doors: [/tps_header]
Installing Doors + Hardware
Beginning with the basics: how to paint a paneled door from Ugly Duckling House
and Live Love DIY will teach you how to paint the door and NOT the hinges
while Magenta and Lime has plenty of tips for painting door hardware
or you can go the new route and install new door knobs and/or hinges — details at Young House Love.
Prefer an aged look? How to age brass doorknobs via Remodelaholic.
And if your door is older or if you build a heavier door — you’ll need to upgrade your hinges! Learn how from Wilker Do’s.
We shared a lot of barn doors, but if you aren’t into the exposed hardware, you can installing a pocket door – tutorial here.
Update the look of your home by replacing an interior door, with detailed info from Do It Yourself Design
Give a glass door some privacy with an easy DIY from Simple Southern Charm
Learn how to widen a doorway with Ron Hazelton
Turn bifold doors into French doors with a simple hack from Wife in Progress on Remodelaholic
Make a door into a swinging door via Curtain Queen Creates
Exterior doors need love, too! Follow along with installing a new exterior door at Our Home Notebook
and learn to install new exterior door trim from Annabode
And what about showers? Head to Ciburbanity to see how to install a new shower door.
Next page: door frames and casing –>
Thank you so much for sharing my door trim project! I’m going to have to check all these other tutorials out–we’re about to start renovating a house, so I’m sure they’ll come in handy 🙂
These are some awesome things to pin! I love the glass door idea – makes me want some glass doors a little more if I can easily make them look beautiful like that. Thanks for sharing!
I do wish there were a moulding design service, for us DIY’ers.