How To Replace An Internal Door
Replace an old door to freshen up the appearance of your hallway.
Often, all it takes to give a tired and outdated hallway a lift is installing a new door.
The main areas of this cottage had been recently renovated, which highlighted the need for an update in the spaces that hadn’t been touched.
A bedroom door with chipped and peeling paintwork, as well as an ill-fitting passage set, needed to be replaced with a modern option.
Hanging a door can be a tricky process but with the right method, it is something that can be done DIY. Take your time and follow the rule, measure twice, cut once, to achieve a great result fairly easily.
We hung a hollow core door, which is the usual choice for interiors.
The other alternative is a solid door, but these are usually used for exteriors. They are also much heavier, so you may need an extra pair of hands.
The door, hinges and new passage set for this project came to just $90.
DIY TIP Build braces to clamp to your door while you work on it, making sure you set the post of the brace at 90° to the base.
With a modern door, the bedroom entrance is instantly improved