It may seem like a simple decision to make at first, but once you start looking for internal door handles you’ll soon realise, like with many products, there’s much more to door furniture than meets the eye! All of a sudden you’ll find out that there’s quite literally hundreds of models, styles and finishes of door handles to choose from. All of which have a different price tag … [Read more...] about Which Door Handles are Best for You?
From this post you will learn how to hang a new internal door to an existing frame. There's a short video at the end of the post, which shows you exactly how to hang a new interior wooden door. If you prefer watching over reading, scroll down to watch it. See Also - How to remove an interior door When you have your new internal door unwrapped and ready to be fitted, look at the top and … [Read more...] about How to Hang a New Internal Door
To remove your old internal door, start by propping the bottom of the door with a couple of wedges so it does not 'drop' as the hinges are removed. Tip :- Screws that have been painted or varnished over will need to have the paint or varnish removed from the screw heads, this can be done using a small screwdriver, giving it a few light knocks will dislodge the paint or varnish, enabling the … [Read more...] about How to Remove an Internal Door
Tools required :- Wood chisel, hammer, pencil, various screwdrivers, battery / power drill, small drill bit, wedges, dust sheet. When the new door is cut and planed to size it is ready to have the hinge positions marked out. The hinge recesses on the door frame and door edge can also be cut using your wood chisel and hammer. Place each of the hinges on the door frame where the originals were … [Read more...] about How to Mark Hinge Positions on a New Internal Door
Tools required :- Screwdriver, wedges. Now all the preparation work for fitting the hinges is complete, you can either fix the hinges to the door frame, or as I prefer, fix them to the door edge. For the time being fix the hinges in position using one screw in each of the hinge centre fixing holes, in case any adjustments have to be made. Position the door against the door frame, and as … [Read more...] about How to Hang a New Internal Door in Position
From this post you will learn how to fit the latch, latch plate and door handles to a new door and door frame. First of all, decide on an appropriate height for the door handles and mark the centre of the door handle on the edge of the door with a pencil. Using a square, mark this centre line for approximately 4" (100mm) on the face of the door (the pencil mark can be removed later with … [Read more...] about How to Fit Door Handles and Latch to Interior Doors
Does your home suffer from draughty doors? If so, you should consider fixing the problem as soon as possible (and certainly before the next winter season). Reducing draughts helps to keep your home that bit warmer and helps lower your energy bills. Most DIY stores sell rolls of self adhesive foam for draught proofing doors, you simply stick the strip of draught excluding foam on the … [Read more...] about How to Fix Draughty Doors