Articles for tag: Door Repair, The Doors

How to Use Doors to Make a Queen-sized Headboard

A standard queen-sized bed is 66 inches wide, but standard doors don’t come in sizes that easily match the bed’s dimensions. Using 32-inch wide doors leaves a barely noticeable one-inch space on each side of the bed; a piece of one-inch wide trim attached to each side of the headboard covers the space if you ...

How to Paint a New Metal Door

Painting metal is hard to do without the use of a high dollar spray rig or expensive air compressor and spray gun. You also don’t need an enclosed shop to protect against debris and dirt or a respirator to breath. Don’t let the professional painters trick you into thinking you need a lot of equipment. ...

Home Improvement: How to Stain Kitchen Cabinets

If you are looking to change your kitchen’s theme without spending a lot of money, then you might want to think about staining your kitchen cabinets. If your kitchen cabinets have years of built-up paint, then stripping them and staining them a lighter color can make your kitchen seem a lot brighter. If you are ...

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How to Install Double Doors

I screwed my first set of double doors in and found they were all out of line. I measured, used the level and the square still the doors didn’t match up they overlapped at the top and were to far apart at the bottom. My next attempt had to be better so I came up ...

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A Brief History of Jim Morrison

Preview Jim Morrison once said, “I see myself as a huge fiery comet, a shooting star. Everyone stops, points up and gasps, “Oh, look at that.” Then- whoosh, and I’m gone…and they’ll never see anything like it ever again…and they won’t be able to forget me-ever,” from the article, “Jim Morrison.” Jim Morrison, December 8, ...

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Installing a Chain Lock on a Door

Having moved into a house back in September of 2010 that had no solid lock on its back door, I had to come up with a way to secure the door so that it wouldn’t be usable by criminals trying to break into my home. The quickest and easiest type of lock that I could ...

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Easy Sun Screen for Sliding Glass Doors

All of us are looking for ways to cut back, save a little on the bills, and lessen the strain on our wallets. One major concern for some people is that ever-increasing electric bill! If you’re hoping to pay a little less this year why not give your sliding glass doors a make-over? It’ll cost ...

How to Make a Door Divider Screen

Making a room divider from old wooden doors is one of the easiest projects anyone can do. It requires very little tool and carpentry knowledge. If you know how to use a screwdriver and a tape measure, you can make this door room divider. Materials Needed for the Door Room Divider Two Doors Minimum. The ...

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Top 10 Songs by the Doors

The Doors is one of the most beloved bands to ever come out of the United States. Comprised of keyboardist Ray Manzarek, drummer John Densmore, guitarist Robby Krieger, and front man extraordinaire, Jim Morrison, The Doors was one of the most talented and controversial rock bands in the world. It has sold more than 80 ...

How to Clean Fireplace Glass

Cleaning fireplace glass can be a difficult task if you are unsure what you are doing. Before you clean your fireplace glass you want to look at your fireplace manual to make sure you are using recommended or approved glass cleaning products. It is important to check the manual before doing your cleaning in case ...