Door Framing

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Fixing A Door Threshold

Fixing a door threshold requires two people working together.Once the decision has been made about the

Maintaining a Door Threshold

A poor door threshold is unfortunately a good way to waste a lot of money during the winter months. Even

Installing A Door Threshold

A door threshold will help protect your home from wasted energy as well as water damage. A door threshold

Common Door Threshold Problems

Many problems can arise in the door threshold of your home. While the most common problems have simple

Comparing Door Thresholds

A door threshold is a piece of wood, metal or stone that separates two rooms, or the inside space from

How to Build a Frame for Bifold Doors

Bifold doors are great for all sorts of applications, including wardrobes and doors in rooms. These types

How to Stop Heat Transfer through Glass Doors

Glass doors are beautiful, but can pose a problem with the overall comfort of the room they are in. As

Where to Find Commercial Glass Doors

Commercial glass doors are a must for any storefront. Unfortunately, they can be quite pricey. If you

How to Paint a Logo on Storefront Glass

If you have a store, you will want people to recognize your presence and what better way to achieve this

How to Remove a Steel Frame Door

There are several reasons why you would want to remove a door from a steel frame. Perhaps you need to

Covering Glass Front Doors without Looking Tacky

If you want to provide some sort of privacy with glass front doors, but don't want to stand out like

How to Install End Molding

Using end molding is a great way to transition from laminate or hardwood to another type of flooring

How to Install an Interior Door Transom

An interior door transom is an opening that rests above the door. The transom is a decorative element

How to Repair a Wooden Door Transom Frame

A door transom is the cross piece over a door that separates the door from an above window, or another

How to Paint a Wooden Door Transom Frame

A door transom is a decorative inset above a standard door frame. A decorative glass window is usually

How to Frame an Exterior Door Opening Part 2

It is fairly easy to frame an exterior door opening. However, an important step in framing an exterior

How to Frame an Exterior Door Opening Part 3

In Part 3 of this series on how to frame exterior door openings, you will install the header of the door.

How to Build Door Headers

If you are looking to save money on getting door headers, you can use materials that you may already

How to Level a Door Frame

When installing a door frame, it is critical that the frame is level and plumb in order for the door

How to Install a Door Frame Replacement

A door frame replacement may seem to be an overwhelming challenge, especially if you've never experienced

How to Make a Door Lining

Making a perfectly mitered door lining is a good way to beautify the appearance of a door. After installing

How to Prevent Butt Hinges from Stripping the Wall

Butt hinges are hinges that comprise of two plates that are attached to the door’s abutting surfaces

How to Make Butt Hinges

Butt hinges are used to attach doors to door jambs. These hinges have two flat leaves that can be installed

How to Make Door Jamb Armor

Door jamb armor can help protect the house from burglars. Of course, it is not possible to protect the

How to Check for Structural Damage to Interior Door Frames

Structural damage can happen to interior door frames for a number of reasons but the result is always

How to Frame a Door to Fit Misaligned Door Hinges

Misaligned door hinges can occur over time due to sagging from being used regularly. This can cause the

How to Choose an Interior Door Frame Kit

If you are looking for a suitable interior door frame kit for your home, then there are a number of things

How to Use a Door Jamb Saw

A door jamb saw is used in installing hardwood, ceramic or laminated floorings. It is a toothed blade

How to Build a Door Casing

When building a door casing, the first step is to make measurements of how large you want the door. Knowing

How to Attach Door Casing Trim

The door casing trim, or door casing molding, is the trim work that is on the doorjamb. The door casing

How to Determine Appropriate Framing Stud Distance

A framing stud is the 2x4 lumber that is used in the process of framing exterior and interior walls as

How to Fix a Split Door Jamb

It is quite easy to repair a split door jamb. If the wood is not detached from the door, it is a simple

Pros and Cons of a Brass Butt Hinge

A brass butt hinge is perhaps the most common types of door hinge installed in homes today. It is a simple

4 Common Causes of Interior Door Frame Damage

Interior door frames see some of the most heavy use in a household, but are often overlooked for damage.

Steel vs Brass Butt Hinges

If you are installing a new door, you might be considering installing brass butt hinges or those made

4 Specialty Tools Needed to Install an Aluminum Door Frame

If you are installing an aluminum door frame then there are a few specialty tools that you are going

Door Jamb Repair Basics

Almost inevitably, you will find one of the doorjambs in your home damaged and in need of a doorjamb

Choosing the Right Butt Hinges

Butt hinges have two wings that are held together with the help of a pin called the pivot pin. These

When to Use Rising Butt Hinges

Rising butt hinges are a special type of door hinge that lifts the door slightly as it is opened. This

Pros and Cons of Using an Aluminum Door Frame

An aluminum door frame is among the most commonly-used door frame options. Homeowners evaluating various