Enhancing the energy efficiency of an old, drafty door with This Old House general contractor Tom Silva
Carpenter Nathan Gilbert and his father help a homeowner install a salvaged pocket door in her 1881 house, adding a period-correct touch that it’s been missing.
Master electrician Heath Eastman helps a homeowner solve an old problem: locating and replacing doorbell components and wiring.
Cylindrical door locks are a far cry from the complicated mortise locks of old. Here’s how to replace one.
If you have an antique lockset that you’d rather repair than throw away, this guide will help.
Learn how to soundproof a room from floor to ceiling using both simple and advanced methods.
General contractor Tom Silva takes host Kevin O’Connor through the causes of wood rot, how to avoid it, and what to do when it occurs.
If the screen in your sliding door has a hole, it’s time to repair it. Keep the insects out with a few simple tools and some new screening.
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.
Home technology expert Ross Tretheway shows host Kevin O’Connor everything he needs to know about smart home doorbells.
Carpenter Nathan Gilbert shows how to close the gap caused by a new floor in an older home with a new threshold.
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.
Whether they fold, slide, or pivot, these door systems turn solid walls into light-filled expanses of glass.
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.
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.
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.
In this review of the best door security devices, we examine door security devices that keep you and your family protected.
Enhance your entrance with these projects to amp up curb appeal and boost your mood every time you come home.
Portals become all the more transportive in eye-catching color—especially when it’s expertly applied.
This Old House master carpenter Norm Abram shows how easy it is to reuse and modify an old closet door to fit the door opening to a master bedroom.
Ask This Old House carpenter Nathan Gilbert travels to Missouri to install a set of bypass doors for a pantry.
An electronic deadbolt arms your home with secure, keyless entry and allows you to get back into your house should you lose your key. Our review looks at the best electronic deadbolts on today's market.
Ask This Old House general contractor helps a homeowner build a custom screen door to fit her unique front entryway.
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.
Ask This Old House carpenter Nathan Gilbert helps a homeowner to replace his traditional mortise hardware with hardware that locks.
Here’s why your screen door might be icing up on and how to prevent it.
Watch Kevin O’Connor and Building Science expert Christine Williamson discuss the key strategies to an air-tight installation that manages water.