Best DIY Door Tips: Installation, Framing and Hardware

Best DIY Door Tips for framing, casing, installation @Remodelaholic


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:

Installing Doors + Hardware

Beginning with the basics: how to paint a paneled door from Ugly Duckling House 

how to paint a paneled door - Ugly Duckling House

and Live Love DIY will teach you how to paint the door and NOT the hinges

how to paint a door and not the hinges - Live Love DIY

while Magenta and Lime has plenty of tips for painting door hardware

tips for spray painting hardware - Magenta and Lime

or you can go the new route and install new door knobs and/or hinges — details at Young House Love.

installing new door knobs - Young House Love

Prefer an aged look? How to age brass doorknobs via Remodelaholic.

how to age brass doorknobs - The Creek Line House on 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.

how to upgrade door hinges and mortise hinge - Wilker Dos

We shared a lot of barn doors, but if you aren’t into the exposed hardware, you can installing a pocket door – tutorial here.

installing a pocket door tutorial - Remodelaholic

Update the look of your home by replacing an interior door, with detailed info from Do It Yourself Design

how to replace an interior door - Do It Yourself Design

Give a glass door some privacy with an easy DIY from Simple Southern Charm

diy stained glass style privacy window in a door - Simple Southern Charm Blog

Learn how to widen a doorway with Ron Hazelton

how to widen a doorway - 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

how to make a door swing - Curtain Queen Creates

Exterior doors need love, too! Follow along with installing a new exterior door at Our Home Notebook

installing an exterior entry door - Our Home Notebook

and learn to install new exterior door trim from Annabode

how to install new exterior door trim - Annabode

And what about showers? Head to Ciburbanity to see how to install a new shower door.

how to install a new shower door - Ciburbanity

Next page: door frames and casing –>

We love hearing from fellow Remodelaholics, so let us know what you like about this and leave any questions below in the comments. If you've followed a tutorial or been inspired by something you've seen here, we'd love to see pictures! Submit pictures here or by messaging us over on Facebook.

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  1. 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 🙂

  2. 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!