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Repairing Holes in Aluminum?I'm looking for ways on how to repair a hole in my aluminum storm door.

 

Lubricating a garage door.

Lubricating a Garage DoorLubricating your garage door will help minimize friction which causes wear on the mechanisms. It also makes it quieter when it is being opened and closed.

 

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Removing Hair Dye from a Painted Door?Removing hair dye from a painted door without damaging the paint is not easily done. What typically will need to happen is covering the stain with primer and repainting part or all of the door. This is a page about removing hair dye from a painted door.

 

Front double door painted blue.

Fixing a Door That Sticks After PaintingA sticking door is annoying. Try applying a thin layer of Vaseline or baby oil to the edge. This should solve the problem. This is a page about fixing a door that sticks after painting.

 

Lubricating a squeaky door hinge.

Cheap Way to Lubricate Squeaky Hinges?Squeaky hinges can be very annoying. There are many inexpensive ways to lose the squeak. This is a page about cheap way to lubricate squeaky hinges.

 

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Removing a Pocket Door to Trim to Fit?After installing new floors my pocket doors do not close. Neither do the other interior doors. The original installer will not send anyone to correct this mess.

 

A key being placed into a front door lock.

Rekeying Door LocksA lost key or a change in roommates are occasions when you may consider changing the door locks. However, you can typically save money by rekeying the lock rather than replacing it.

 

Hollow Core Bedroom Door

Repairing a Hollow Core DoorBecause of their construction, hollow core doors can be fairly easily damaged. Depending on the extent of the damage you can repair, conceal, or purchase a replacement. This is a page about repairing a hollow core door.

 

Screen Door

Repairing a Screen Door?This is a page about repairing a screen door. Your screen door is essential for keeping out pesky insects and allowing cool breezes to flow into your home.

 

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Fixing a Sticky Door Lock?The twist lock on my front door is very hard to turn. You have to hold onto the handle and wiggle it back and forth while trying to twist the lock into the locked position. We have no problem opening it with the key just locking it by hand from the inside. Any ideas on how to fix this? Or is it just time for a new knob?

 

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Refinishing Hollowcore Interior Doors?I have a mobile home that is about 15 years old. The interior doors appear to be an oak color. The outer layer is a thin coating like an onion skin type material that is peeling off. The doors are hollow and still in good shape except for the outer laying peeling.

 

Door hinge getting oil applied.

Fixing a Squeaky DoorAs a house ages things start to creak and squeak, doors being one of the biggest offenders. To get your door swinging smoothly all you need to do is apply something to lubricate the hinges.

 

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Repairing a Pocket Door That is Off the Track?I am a senior citizen; the door in my 'pocket' door assembly has come off the rail/slide. It is slanted and won't move without difficulty. Can you help?

 

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Changing an Interior Door Lock?How do I change a door lock on an interior door?

 

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Wood Filler to Repair Stripped Screw Holes in Door Frame?I have a problem with a wooden dutch split style lower door. Because it goes into a laundry area, I have had a problem with the door hinge on it coming out of the wood door frame.

 

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Repairing Warped Door Frames?I have glued up 3/4 inch ash door frames and I must have tightened up the clamps to much. Now the doors are warped, they are naturally as it is. Can I spray them with water and press them down to straighten them up? The door size is 14x16.

 

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Making a Bedroom Door Stay Closed?How can I make a bedroom door stay closed?

 

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Removing a Sliding Door?How do I lift out the door from a sliding door? I need to replace the weather stripping.

 

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Removing Scratches from a Decorative Glass Door Window?Anyone out there have any suggestions on how to remove minor scratches on a decorative glass window on the door? The person who originally cleaned the glass evidently must have used a brillo pad of some sort. I don't want to spend a fortune just to remove a few fine marks.

 

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Repairing a Hollow Core Door?My hollow door has a dent in it caused by an object hitting it. The dent in the wood has left cracks surrounding the dent. I have used heat before for dents made on other wood furniture to smooth the surface.

 

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Removing Caulking Around Front Door Window Glass?On my front door there are three small glass panes with putty around it on the outside. It has been baked on for years in the hot sun. How do I remove it without breaking the glass?

 

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Getting Rid of Condensation Between Glass on Sliding Door?I have a double glass sliding door that has condensation collect in between the glass. Sometimes it is to the point where you cannot see out of it. Does any one know a way of getting rid of this besides replacing the glass?

 

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Old Door Knob Keeps Falling Off?I have a very old door with old door knobs. I never used the door until I got my little rescue Yorkie who loves to go up the stairs and through the door. My problem is that the knob doesn't stay attached even with the setting screws tightened.

 

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Using Barbasol for Squeaky Hinges?Seems I read where shaving cream (Barbasol) can be used for squeaky hinges. Has anyone heard of this or something similar?

 

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Revarnishing a DoorA few years ago, I coated my stair door with varnish. It is now looking very stressed. My question is can I use new varnish (the same type and make) without sanding?

 

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