Over time, your sliding closet doors can start to wear down, have a hard time rolling on their track, sticky doors, and more. In this video you'll learn some simple solutions on how to fix your sliding closet door quickly and efficiently using a few things laying around the ho ...more
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Do you have a stubborn sliding door? Does it stick or get off track often? Learn how to fix your sliding door problem with help from this video which teaches how to repair and adjust a sliding patio door for smooth operation. Ron Hazleton is a DIY home improvement master. Eve ...more
While sliding doors is far from a new concept and will be obsoleted once we see wider support for multiple backgrounds (CSS3), it is still a good one for your bag-of-tricks. The theory is that if we have an extra hook in our markup, we can apply two overlapping background imag ...more
Nuts n Bolts is a great do-it-yourself handyman show. In this episode, Nuts an Bolts shows you how to hang a sliding door. For more do-it-yourself videos from Nuts n Bolts, search for do-it-yourself or diy on WonderHowTo. This is the Nuts n Bolts of hanging a sliding door, si ...more
Live in the future (à la Star Trek, circa 1966) with uiproductions' pneumatic air-powered sliding door: "I always wanted a piece of Star Trek and the Disney Monorail in my house, and one thing they have in common is that they both have automatic sliding doors. It would be the ...more
How to adjust a sliding door. Sliding doors are great when they are sliding but can be a real pain in the bum when they don't. Today's video will concentrate on adjusting the wheels to help alleviate some of these annoying issues. It doesn't matter if it's a robe sliding door, ...more
If you have an old glass sliding door that is difficult to open and looks ugly, maybe it's time to install a new one. That's exactly what this video focuses on. In it, you'll find out how to remove the old sliding door and install the new one. It is a project that can take up ...more
Watch as a seasoned expert walks you through the steps of sliding screen door repair, from gathering your tools and buying the correct replacement parts to adjusting the newly-repaired door, in this free online video series about home maintenance. Part 1 of 14 - How to Repair ...more
To install a sliding patio or deck door, first decide a practical, aesthetically logical and structurally sound location for the entranceway. Do not locate a patio door closer than 4 feet from any corner, otherwise the solid-wood sheathing or metal bracing at the corners could ...more
Watch this video to learn how to fix a door latch.
Have a door that won't close? This how to video shows you a simple way to fix sagging door latches by adjusting the striker plate.
Instead of pushing, pulling, and cursing, why not fix that door that sticks? You Will Need * A screwdriver * Some cardboard * Screws that are larger than those in the hinges * A pencil * A belt sander or sanding block * A book or piece of wood * A solid wooden block Step 1. ...more
In this video Bob Schmidt shows you how to prevent a draft from coming in from under your door.
In this video series, learn how to tackle a fairly simple do-it-yourself home improvement project that can significantly strengthen your security system. Our expert locksmith will show you how to install a lock on any sliding glass doors you may have in your home. He’ll guide ...more
Cabinets that open straight out and shut to close make so much ruckus, especially when you've got someone who's angry in the house. Sliding doors, meanwhile, are super chic, classy, and easily draw open and close without a fuss. Not to mention that most sliding cabinet doors a ...more
If the air conditioning on your car doesn't work and the condenser does work, you may have a broken blend actuator door motor. It's hard to get to, but there's a way to do it without removing the dash board, and this video will show you how to do it.
Tim Carter of AsktheBuilder.com demonstrates a really simple way to fix a loose door knob handle.
Learn how to fix any type of door hinge and quiet your home's squeaky doors. A good lubricant is a must.
Stop a door from squeaking with these simple steps.
Is a squeaky door in your house bringing you down, and making the house seem haunted? Well, it's a simple solution to fix. As Phillips Woodworking shows us, it's merely a matter of greasing the hinges. Once you get some WD-40 and apply it correctly, your door will make no more ...more
This how to video shows you how to perform some simple fixes to common problems that you might have with some of the cabinets around your house. This tutorial gives great solutions for those pesky cabinet doors.
In this home repair video Bob Schmidt shows you how to take care of a rattling door, a common door problem.
In this home improvement video, Bob Schmidt shows you the most common repair for a stuck door that is binding because of a hinge problem in your home remodel and repair project.
Video: . How to repair a door knob / handle. Uncle Knackers shows how to fix that annoying rattly door. Today he is assisted by one of the Worlds top models. See if you can guess who. Cheers, Uncle Knackers
The Mitsubishi Endeavor, like most vehicles, has it's own list of common problems. One of them is the back door locks not working. Watch this video for a guide to diagnosing your door opening problem and, hopefully, fixing it successfully.
Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to fix a sticky shower door. Fixing your door should take about one to two hours. Fix a sticky shower door. Click through to watch this video on thisoldhouse.com
A sticking bifold door can really cramp your style, and access to your linen closet or pantry. To fix the problem, you'll have to take the door off the hinges, and take a sander to it. Phillips Woodworking shows you how to sand down the sticking part, and cover it up with some ...more
Tired of adjusting your bi-fold door because it wont close or its unaligned? This how to video will show you a quick fix for those annoying bi-fold doors in your home.
In this home repair video Bob Schmidt shows you how to make a simple adjustment to an interior door that will fall open or closed on its own.
How to fix those loose and jiggly cupboard doors on your kitchen or bathroom cabinets. For this repair, you're going to need a flat head or phillips head screwdriver. Now, the type of screwdriver you're going to need is really dependent on the type of screw you have holding yo ...more
Sagging screen doors are a common annoyance. This how to video shows you some simple solutions to fixing those sagging doors on the outside of your house.
If you're having trouble with the door lock of your Hotpoint dishwasher, then you got a problem. Although it may not be as serious, it's something that should be solved soon, especially if you have dishes piling up on your countertop. This tutorial is pretty simple to follow ...more
Toothpicks can be surprisingly handy when it comes to woodworking and fixing small household problems like stripped screw holes and scratched furniture. They can also be used as a quick fix for a hard-to-close door that has to be forced or slammed shut. Most of the time, a st ...more
Can't get your door open? Could be the door latch cable. This video will help you install a new door latch cable in your Ford F150, F250, F350, or Bronco pickup truck (1980-1997). Video: .
This video will show you how to use WD-40 penetrating oil to fix a stubborn or stuck door knob, by spraying some WD-40 into the keyhole. This will help to loosen it up for you. Video: .
Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to repair sliding wood closet doors. Steps: 1 Remove the doors from the closet opening. 2 Pry tacks from groove in bottom of door. 3 Cut oak wear strips to fit into groove in door bottom. 4 Sand rail along threshold of doorway ...more
Watch this video from This Old House to learn how fix a unbalanced door. Steps: 1 Close door and check the spacing at the top and latch-side of the door. 2 Determine which hinge must be shimmed to adjust door and create even spacing. 3 Remove appropriate hinge from door and j ...more
Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to fix a broken door jamb. Steps: 1 Remove any nails or screws from the damaged area. 2 Nail pine 1x4 guide blocks to the doorjamb around the damaged area. 3 Adjust the router's depth of cut to equal the thickness of the popla ...more
If you've been working on a project and need to know how to put up a door using a butt hinge, this video should help. In the tutorial, The Wood Whisperer, will let you know what tools you'll need to determine how to properly install a butt hinge mortise. Installing it incorrec ...more
Have you ever been locked out of a room in your own home? Well Barbara K is going to show us exactly how to open a locked door in this video. This will let you get your bedroom door open when you have locked yourself out! Safety first! Problems with a locked door knob can lea ...more
If you're having a hard time opening and closing the door to your dishwasher, you may have a problem with the hinge. This isn't a huge issue, but it can prevent you from loading and unloading any dirty or clean dishes. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to replace the door ...more
Is your current doorknob sticky, wobbly, or just not cutting it out for you and your family? Well in this video Barbara K will demonstrate exactly how to replace any doorknob in your home. Safety first. Problems with a door knob can lead to more trouble. Locked in or cannot l ...more
Someday, maybe not today, maybe not tomorrow, but someday, you'll find yourself on the road in your car, maybe on the highway, and you'll hear something. With your air conditioning on full blast and your stereo so loud your ears feel like they are bleeding, you normally would ...more
If you own a VW Beetle Bug and are constantly hitting or scraping the door when closinng, you may have a problem. So it's important to locate and fix that problem before more damage occurs. In this tutorial, you'll do just that. So check out the video above on how to find and ...more
Check out this video to learn an awesome building technique for Minecraft. Follow along with this demonstration and you'll be able to add a bookshelf to your Minecraft world that closes its sliding door automatically. Enjoy this stylish addition to Minecraft.
Nuts n Bolts is great at providing advice on do-it-yourself projects and woodworking. In this episode, Nuts an Bolts shows you how to hang a sliding door. For more do-it-yourself videos from Nuts n Bolts, search for diy on WonderHowTo. This is the Nuts n Bolts of how to creat ...more
Do you have an annoying door that always sticks? You can easily fix that sticky door by trimming it. Learn how to trim that door that's rubbing on the floor with this tutorial.
In this automotive repair tutorial you will learn how to do your own body work on rusted door panels. This particular tutorial shows you how to remove rust, fix dents and repaint the door skins on a 1999 Dodge Ram 4x4 but you can apply these body work principles to any similar ...more
Ron Hazelton shows you how to fix a hole in a hollow core door in less than an hour. 1) Make a bevel around the hole. 2) Shove a piece of crumpled paper into the hole. 3) Fill the hole in with expanding insulated foam. When it's dry cut the extra off. 4) Cover the hole with p ...more
The equipment that you need is pliers, beads, beading wire, tinsel, some miniature flowers and a plain wreath. Twist a section of beads onto the wire, 5 beads make a nice grouping. Twist the 5 beads onto a single wire to make a bunch. Make enough bunches to cover the wreath. F ...more
It's enough to drive you crazy, that little squeak every time you open the door or the cupboard but it's so simple to fix in really no time at all. Watch this video tutorial for help with fixing noisy or squeaky doors and window hinges. Repair squeaky door hinges. Click throug ...more
improvement and repair tips such as how to repair drywall or sheetrock, how to float drywall, how to replace door trim, and how to fix a window in this free home renovation video guide series. Part 1 of 14 - How to Do simple home repairs. Do simple home repairs - Part 2 of 14. ...more
If you are finding out that your dishwasher is leaking, then you need to get it fixed soon. A leaky machine means there will be water on your floor and this can lead to possible injury for you or others. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to fix one possible reason for a l ...more
A great way to save money and be more independent is to do your own repairs. Having a well-rounded tool kit is the best way to be prepared for those unexpected problems. A good base kit will last for many years and is a sound investment. Get a fix on that leaky faucet and the ...more
With the mass arrests of 25 anons in Europe and South America, and the rumors of an FBI sweep on the east coast of America floating around, times look dicey for hackers. Over the past few days, a lot of questions have been posed to me about removing sensitive data from hard dr ...more
If you have a broken DVD player and the tray door doesn't open when you press the button, this informative video shows you a possible quick fix to get it working again. In this scenario, the O-ring connecting the sprocket wheel with the motor has broken and snapped over use. T ...more
Lock picking is defined by locksmiths as "the art of opening a lock without the key". There's many ways to accomplish this, but I'm specifically interested in using a lock pick set. Since locks vary in shapes and size, it's better to stick with just one kind of lock at first. ...more
These hearty bugs are here simply to elicit screams and revulsion – or so it seems. Apparently they can survive nuclear waste, but that doesn't mean they impossible to get rid of. Deal with them pronto with this video on how to get rid of those pesky bugs. You Will Need: • D ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to replace a side mirror on a 1995 GMC Sonoma. First, take a wooden wedge and shove it in the switch inside your door so you don't kill your battery. Now, remove your window handle by sliding a tool inside and popping the handle off. Now remove t ...more
Electric garage doors are a great convenience -- until, of course, they break. The bad news: a dozen things could be to blame. The good news: many are easy to fix yourself. Watch this video to learn how to repair your garage door opener. # Warning Working with electricity is ...more