Whether you're replacing an old door or installing a new one, here are ways to enhance the doors in your home.
If you have an antique lockset that you’d rather repair than throw away, this guide will help.
Cylindrical door locks are a far cry from the complicated mortise locks of old. Here’s how to replace one.
Ask This Old House carpenter Nathan Gilbert helps a homeowner to replace his traditional mortise hardware with hardware that locks.
Assembling and hanging a new garage door with This Old House general contractor Tom Silva
In this how-to video, This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shares simple solutions for balky sliding doors
Carpenter Nathan Gilbert shows how to close the gap caused by a new floor in an older home with a new threshold.
Whether you’re installing a new door or changing the door’s trim for aesthetic reasons, read on to learn how to trim a door yourself.
Carpenter Nathan Gilbert enlists the help of his father to install sliding barn doors on Mark McCullough’s chicken barn.
Smart locks offer a variety of intelligent features from geofencing to auto-locking. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best smart locks on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you and your home. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
Carpenter Nathan Gilbert helps a homeowner give her front door an upscale look with a low-maintenance material.
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows a fast fix for a badly fractured doorframe
Home technology expert Ross Tretheway shows host Kevin O’Connor everything he needs to know about smart home doorbells.
How can you stop—or at least reduce— noise coming from outside a room? Fortunately, there are a few easy ways to soundproof an interior door, and we’ll tell you how.
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shares tips for fixing a drafty door
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.
How does automatic closing with customizable speed and power sound to you? Installing an automatic door closer can check all those boxes while meeting code and keeping you safe.
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva converts a regular door into a Dutch door.
Whether they fold, slide, or pivot, these door systems turn solid walls into light-filled expanses of glass.
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to open up a wall for a large glass slider
Ask This Old House General Contractor, Tom Silva, helps two homeowners meticulously restore their original, 1918 front door using a paint stripper, mahogany veneer, and a polyurethane finish.
Ask This Old House painter Mauro Henrique teaches a homeowner how to paint a metal front entry door.
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner install a storm door with her active dog in mind
Ask This Old House host Kevin O'Connor shows a homeowner how to install a Bluetooth-enabled smart-lock dead bolt for his front door
To improve your home’s security, you’ll want to change your locks or rekey them. Learn the best time to do either, and how to rekey a lock.
Here’s why your screen door might be icing up on and how to prevent it.
If a door sags because the hinge holes are stripped, you can use dowels to save the day.
They're weatherproof, easy to maintain, and harder than ever to distinguish from wood.