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How To : Remove door material to install a mortise lock

In this video we learn how to remove door material to install a mortise lock. If you live in an older home where you have to take out a chunk of the door to change the lock, there are ways to prevent doing this. First take a spade bit and slide it over the lock. After this, ta ...more

How To : Install a deadbolt lock in a wooden door

Deadbolt locks are some of the safest and simplest locks you can get. If you have a wooden door that lacks one, you're in luck, because this video will show you how to install a deadbolt in any wooden door using a template, a large drill, a screwdriver. and a router or chisel.

How To : Install a door lockset with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install a door latch. Steps: 1 Transfer lockset location from old door to edge of new door. 2 Screw hole-boring template to door for drilling out the lockset holes. 3 Bore the doorknob hole through the face of door using a ...more

How To : Install a deadbolt lock with Lowe's

This video from Lowe's will show you how to install a deadbolt lock in just a few easy steps. You can install a deadbolt lock on almost any exterior door, including those made from wood or steel. Deadbolt locks come in several types including the conventional ones requiring a ...more

How To : Install a deadbolt lock with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install a deadbolt lock. Steps: 1 Position paper template on door edge; mark center holes on face and edge. 2 Drill face hole using hole saw; drill from both sides to prevent splintering. 3 Drill edge hole with spade bit. 4 ...more

How To : Add and install a garage door opener

Locked out of your house? Well make your life easier with a code sensitive garage door opener. This is a simple step to install a garage door opener. He shows where it should go and how to just use a screwdriver to install it. Add and install a garage door opener. Click throug ...more

How To : Create a lock for a door in Minecraft

In Minecraft, it's not just about making the building and leaving everything else open to the various creatures of the night to just waltz right in! You're going to need to make a door! But once you have it installed, what if they decided they wanted to open it? In this video ...more

How To : Install a sliding glass 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

How To : Install a deadbolt lock

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, Daniel Nell, will show you how to install a single-cylinder deadbolt lock on any door in your home. Watch these ...more

How To : Replace and install an exterior door with Lowe's

To replace a door, refer to Lowe's do-it-yourself for a step by step guide. Replacement is not very difficult. To replace just the door, tools and material required are: a new door, hammer, screw driver, tape measure, pencil, combination square, saw horses, clamps, chisel, a d ...more

How To : Pick a door lock using only a paper clip

In this video, we learn how to pick a door lock with a paper clip. First, make sure you have a door lock that has a pinhole on the outside. Now take your paperclip and open it up so it's straight and flat. Once you've done this, stick your paperclip into the pinhole and wait u ...more

How To : Pick a door lock

Sorry to say, but most of us are not that safe in our own houses. We have locks on every door and gates also with locks on them, but the truth is that most of these locks are tumbler locks or pin locks that are picked easily. In fact, you can even pick them once you learn the ...more

How To : Install door casement trim

A little trim can really add a nice look in your house or apartment. This DIY from Buildipedia gives you clear, easy instructions on this task that any home DIYer can do with a few tools. Give it a look and give it a try!

How To : Fabricate and install door bars in a stock car

Fabricate and build door bars (aka sissy bars) for a full tube chassis 1981 Camaro racecar by following along in this instructional video with Jeri Ellsworth. The door bars are being built for a very rugged car, designed to withstand a large amount of side impact. Tools and ma ...more

How To : Replace a door lock actuator on a Ford Explorer

Fixing power door locks requires replacing the door lock actuator. Learn how to replace the power door lock actuator in these free auto repair video instructions featuring a certified mechanic. Part 1 of 7 - How to Replace a door lock actuator on a Ford Explorer. Replace a doo ...more

How To : Pick a cylinder door lock with a wire

In this tutorial, we learn how to pick a cylinder door lock with a wire. These types of locks are very easy to get open because they have an easy turn inside to push them. First, take your wire and fashion a loop at the end of it. After you do this, stick it into the door lock ...more

How To : Fix a broken Hotpoint dishwasher door lock

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

How To : Pick a basic door lock using a bobby pin

The locks in most houses are fairly basic, making this lock picking technique fairly easy. If your door lock has a hole in it, and functions similarly to the one in this video, check this video out! All you need is a bobby pin.

How To : Pick a door lock with an electric pick gun

In this video, we learn how to pick a door lock with an electric pick gun. First you will need to have a locked door and an electric pick with you. Once you have these, push the electric pick into the door and turn it on as you twist the knob. Continue to do this for several t ...more

How To : Pick a door lock with homemade tool

In this tutorial, we learn how to pick a door lock with a homemade tool. This tool is made with a hacksaw blade. First, take a locked door knob and try to open it. If you can't stick a pin in the bottom of the knob, then push the saw into the middle of the lock as you are turn ...more

How To : Pick a door lock

Arthur Cavallin demonstrates how to pick a door lock. To pick a lock, you will need to push up the pins and align them so that the mechanism will open. You will need a tension wrench which you can make with an alan key. You will also need a lock pick which you can make out of ...more

How To : Pick a Deadbolt Door Lock with Bobby Pins Quickly

Whether you locked yourself out of your house, or just into experimenting with locks, check out this video to learn how to open a deadbolt door lock. No skill, no experience, and no professional pick tools needed -- just 2 bobby pins. Using very light torque to the tension wre ...more

How To : Install door weatherstripping

This video shows you exactly how to weather-strip a door to keep down heating costs. Step by step instructions on how to check your doors to see if they need weather-stripping and how to install the weather-stripping. This also teaches you how to check to make sure that your w ...more

How To : Improve your door's deadbolt lock

Deadbolts are a security lock which are usually put on exterior doors. Many saftey experts recommend increasing the strength of your home deadbolt lock. This quick tutorial teaches you how to make your deadbolt extra secure and increase the safety of your house.

How To : Install a door viewer for home safety

Just because a person is cordial enough to knock at your door doesn't mean that he isn't a conman or burglar out to knock you out and steal all your belongings. So you can probably understand the usefulness of a spy hole, or a door viewer. A door viewer allows you to look at ...more

How To : Install a door hinge

Tim Carter shows you how to install a door hinge like a pro. Steady work-pace is the key to this video which ultimately produces a quality hinge installation.

How To : Install a door and sidelights

So you'd like to know how to install a door with sidelights, would you? Well, you're in luck. This handy handyman's guide will show you precisely what you'll need to know to get the job done (and well at that). For more information, including a step-by-step breakdown of the pr ...more

How To : Install a door casing

The key to a great looking door casing, and a great looking door, is perfectly mitered corners. If you have just installed a new door that needs a casing around it or you have decided to replace the casing around an existing door, you can achieve professional results quite eas ...more

How To : Install a door knob

Installing a new door knob is a simple home repair task. Learn how to install a new door knob with tips from a professional handyman in this free home improvement video series. Part 1 of 9 - How to Install a door knob. Install a door knob - Part 2 of 9. Click through to watch ...more

How To : Install a storm door in your home

Having a storm door in your home, is a great way to allow sun and air during summer months, but is also great when it comes to keeping the cold winter months outside. This tutorial will show you the necessary steps needed to install a storm door. It's an easy project and takes ...more

How To : Install a storm door with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to put in a storm door. Steps: 1 Use bevel square to establish angle of doorsill. 2 Mark doorsill angle onto the bottom end of the hinge frame. 3 Use hacksaw to cut hinge frame to length. 4 Screw hinge frame to edge of screen ...more

How To : Install a storm door

Check out this video to learn how to install a storm door. You'll have to do more than put three screws in. Install a storm door. Click through to watch this video on discovery.com

How To : Install an exterior door

Tim Carter shows how to install an exterior door in this video. Exterior door installation is not too hard if you follow the written instructions from the exterior door manufacturer, and you have the right tools. The exterior door needs to operate smoothly, so it is a must to ...more

How To : Install a doggie door

Doggie doors come in all shapes and sizes and cost about one hundred dollars. Watch this how to video to learn how simple it is to create an entrance in your door for your dog.To install a doggie door in your home, here's what you should know.

How To : Cut a door jamb to install flooring

Installing hardwood flooring is becoming increasingly easy with all the DIY flooring kits. But the difficult part is getting the flooring around your door jamb. Cutting the door jamb instead of the flooring is a much easier alternative. Home improvement expert, Danny Lipford s ...more

How To : Install an interior door set on a pre-bored door

This video tutorial is in the Home & Garden category where you will learn how to install an interior door set on a pre-bored door. For this you will need a tube latch, straight plates, door plates, two knobs, two sets of ring guides and a spindle. You will also need a tape mea ...more

How To : Install a deadbolt lock for better security

Installing a deadbolt is a relatively quick and simple do-it-yourself project. You can make your home much safer – and less attractive to thieves --- with a little effort and a few simple tools. First, you need to decide between a surface-mount deadbolt, which is easier to in ...more

How To : Install a garage door opener

A garage door opener has become an almost indispensable part of modern life. It offers an overwhelming number of convenience and safety features that will make you wonder how you lived without one for so long. On a rainy night, the last thing you want to do is climb out of you ...more

How To : Install a garage door opener for your car

Having a garage door opener installed makes life much easier for you and your family members. With so many garage doors out there, opening it by hand can be difficult and result in serious injury. Having an opener installed, helps prevent any injuries from taking place and won ...more

How To : Install a storm door easily

Let the Home Depot show you exactly what it takes to hang a storm door and the tools needed for this relatively easy task. Go step-by-step for adding this door to a brick-molded opening. For more, or to get started on your own storm door installation project, watch this DIY vi ...more

How To : Install a pocket door in a bathroom

Pocket doors are a common design element in houses. Pocket doors are a great way to Pocket doors are quite practical. You don't need to leave floor space just for a door to swing open. In this tutorial, home expert Amy Matthews teaches a homeowner how to replace a pocket door ...more

How To : Install light switch lock

In this video, Bob Schmidt shows you a simple project that may be useful for locking switches that have timers, sensors, computer plugs or other appliances that you may want left on.

How To : Install a garage door and opener

Installing a new garage door and opener may seem daunting at first, but if you take your time and do the job step-by-step, it's a good weekend project. It will take from nine to 12 hours for most doors, then another two to four hours for the opener. You will need help for some ...more

How To : Install your garage door safely

This video is from FusionNW and discusses Garage Door safety. First, the presenter disconnects the garage door from the lifting mechanism. He then moves the door up and down to check for balance and any rough areas. Next, the presenter moves on to test the reversing mechanism. ...more

How To : Install a bifold door like a professional

This video is about installing a bifold door. This door opening is 54" so we will use a 30" and 24" door to fit. To align the door: Scribe a line on the ceiling which is the distance on either side of the door opening. Run the line down the bottom so the hooks are in the same ...more

How To : Repair a Door Lock. The EASY WAY!

PUT THE PHONE DOWN!!! Don't call the locksmith just yet! Watch this video and l will save you at least $100.00 How to repair a door lock. How to fix a sticking door lock. Lets face it, there's nothing more annoying than not being able to insert your key or remove your key fro ...more

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