How to fix common door problems.
Door Help Videos
Doors that Rattle
How to fix a door that rattles. The most likely reason that a door rattles is because the door stop and/or strike plate are not tight enough. View the door rattling video below for an instructional step by step on how to fix this problem. If it is an exterior door, the easiest and best way to stop the rattle is to install exterior weather stripping around the perimeter of the door. This will stop the rattling as well as decrease your energy bill.
Door Swinging Problems
How to fix a door that won't stay open. How to fix a swinging door. One of the most annoying things there are is a door that won't stay open. This can be either from the wall the door is mounted to or from the door and its hardware (hinges being out of plumb). Watch the video below for the easiest way of fixing this common problem.
A Door that Sticks or Rubs
View how to fix door that sticks. Usually there are 2 reasons why a door sticks, the first is that the humidity has made the door swell, the second and most likely reason is that one or more screws in the top or middle hinge have come loose. I simple tightening of these screws may fix the problem. However, often times the screws have been stripped in the wood and you will not be able to tighten them. Watch the video below for how to patch these stripped screw holes and tighten up the door hinges.
Resizing a Doorknob Hole
In this carpentry and woodworking door video, Bob Schmidt show you how to drill an old doorknob hole to fit standard new doorknobs using basic boring bits on your home remodeling project.