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.
Read these 8 things you can do yourself to keep warm inside your home.
Close the gap in your door to stay free from drafts, eliminate air leaks, and maintain energy efficiency.
In this DIY Smarts project, Ask This Old House carpenter Nathan Gilbert travels to Birmingham, Alabama to install a sliding barn door in an open-concept loft apartment.
Jeff Sweenor shows apprentice Kevin Barker the extra steps he takes to clearly label locations of hinges, valves, fixtures, and studs for his subcontractors
It’s one of life’s little annoyances: that balky screened patio door that catches and sticks. Good news: The fix is a cinch
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
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva travels to Pittsburgh to replace a bi-fold closet door with one that is more appropriate for the house
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows a homeowner how to turn an old door into a prehung door for a new opening
Here are three types of door sweeps (or door bottoms) to consider to help stop the drafts.
Changing your door from a right-hand swing to a left-hand swing can be a fairly easy task, as long as it’s the same height on both sides, and you’re okay with the inside face of the door becoming the outer face. Watch Ask This Old House carpenter Nathan Gilbert as he helps general contractor Tom Silva change the swing of an entry door.
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.
A more prominent entry, a new side porch, and upgraded siding and stonework improve the view from the curb
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva uses multiple techniques to make an antique, drafty door weathertight
Ask This Old House painter Mauro Henrique teaches a homeowner how to paint a metal front entry door.
Give your pet the freedom to come and go whenever it wishes by installing this energy-efficient kit.
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva converts a regular door into a Dutch door.
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.
Looking for the best patio doors? The window-door hybrid has never looked—or performed—better. Here’s how to find the right ones for your house and budget.
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 general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner install a new passage set door knob on his closet door
An intrepid homeowner saves the cost of a new Dutch door to contain her dogs—by cutting her existing front door in half.
Tom Silva installs a bookcase that also serves as a door, concealing the entrance to a closet. He also demonstrates how to use a "scribe" to cut filler strips for an uneven floor.
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva is in Salem, MA, to help install a bookshelf that doubles as a door