Door Ideas & Inspiration
Explore inspiring door ideas that will drastically make your home more efficient & appealing.
Entries right-sized for pets are easy for them to use—and convenient for their humans, too. Here’s how to install a dog door that’s safe and secure for you and your pet.
They're weatherproof, easy to maintain, and harder than ever to distinguish from wood.
Enhance your entrance with these projects to amp up curb appeal and boost your mood every time you come home.
Here are the materials, insulation, installation, and maintenance considerations to help you select the best garage door for your home.
We help you select and care for a front door that's right for your home's style—and your budget.
Portals become all the more transportive in eye-catching color—especially when it’s expertly applied.
Find out how you can dramatically improve your home's curb appeal with one affordable, easy project.
Painted in complementary hues, a staid bedroom door becomes a standout piece of decor
If your basement includes habitable space, it is required to have a means of egress for safe escape. Here’s how we chose the right doors and window wells for the luxuriously outfitted basement at the TOH 2018 Idea House.
In this review of the best door security devices, we examine door security devices that keep you and your family protected.
Ask This Old House master electrician Scott Caron replaces an old garage door opener with a smart opener in this edition of DIY Smarts.
Because windows and doors are constantly exposed to various weather conditions and moisture, wood rot can be an issue for homeowners everywhere. Here’s how an innovative treatment process produces virtually worry-free windows and doors.
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O’Connor build a shadow box using wood recycled from an old door.
Shopping for a paint-ready interior door can be confusing, since you can’t see what’s underneath the primer. If a traditional wood door (generally pine or poplar) is what you’re after, you’ll have to special-order it—and expect it to expand and contract with changes in humidity. Here’s how other interior doors are built today.
Opt for a playful hue with cues from an architectural color consultant
Add period flair designed for the working class to your curb appeal
Three readers take three different approaches to closing off a room while adding architectural charm
No longer an afterthought, they're stronger, more weathertight, and brimming with character. The experts at This Old House help you pick a new garage door to complement your home
Get a lock on style—and your belongings. This Old House's experts help you pick an entry set that suits your taste and budget without compromising your safety
Assembling and hanging a new garage door with This Old House general contractor Tom Silva
The wood you see beneath a clear finish determines whether your door's look will be rustic or refined
A door is one of the telltale details that distinguishes the style of a house. So if your entry is due for an upgrade, let the look of your place help you pick the best match
In this how-to video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to cut the clamor of a noisy garage-door opener