Doors
How to Gloss Paint a Door
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Gloss paint looks great on doors, but if you make a mistake, the glossy surface can highlight your error. Below, we’ll cover how to get the best finish using gloss paint.

Can Sliding Patio Doors be Reversed
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Sliding patio doors can be reversed, but it’s not a simple process. A sliding patio door is made up of several parts that must be disassembled, re-routed, and put back together again.

How to Stop Light from Coming through Door
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Light coming through the cracks around the door can be annoying when you’re trying to sleep or otherwise need it to be dark in the room. Here are some easy ways to block the light that won’t disturb anyone else.

How Much Space Between Door and Frame
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When installing doors, besides keeping in mind the factors discussed above, on average you should leave about 1/8 inches of clearance from the sides of the door to the frame. This can be applied to both interior and exterior doors.

Standard Shed Door Size
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What size shed door you need depends on what you want to be able roll in and out of your shed. Here are the most common door sizes and what they allow clearance for.

How to Clean Between Sliding Glass Doors
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Here, we’ll tell you how to remove the doors as well as some other common maintenance steps you can take to keep your sliding glass doors moving smoothly.

How to Paint a Screen Door
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Screen doors need to be routinely painted every few years because, as an external and regularly used part of the home, they can sustain a lot of wear and tear. Painting the screen door, along with repairing any minor imperfections at the same time, will help to keep your screen door looking its best as well as extend its lifespan. Here we explain the steps you can take to prepare and paint your screen door.

Standard Doorbell Height
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If you are installing a new football, then you are going to be faced with the task of choosing where to position it. There is no set height that a doorbell should be; however, there are some general guidelines you can follow to ensure your doorbell is easily visible and reachable for the vast majority of your guests.

Door casing sizes
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There are many styles of door casing to choose from, whether you purchase a ready-made casing kit or create your own casing from lengths of trim. The types of angles you choose for your casing is also important from a design aspect, as well as impacting the way that the casing gets installed. Here we look at standard door casing size, as well as the types of door casing you can choose from.

Should a Sliding Barn Door Cover Trim
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If you are installing a barn door or converting a regular doorway into a barn door, then you may not have considered what to do with the existing trim. Here we will look at considerations to think about when planning a barn door installation, including whether a barn door should cover the trim.

How to Keep People from Walking into a Glass Door
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Glass doors are a sought-after architectural element in both commercial and residential buildings because they allow light to stream through a space, creating the feel of a brighter, more open, and airy space. Glass doors also look very modern and minimalist, which can elevate the style of a building.

Best Draft Excluders For Doors to Keep Your Home Comfortable
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Is your air conditioner unable to keep your room warm or cool? The reason for this is most probably the draft that enters your home from underneath the doors. To keep your home free from uncomfortable drafts and outside noise, consider a door bottom seal. By draft proofing your entrance doors, you no longer have to worry about the heat escaping your home.