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  • Installing a New Exterior Door

    Posted on June 26, 2015 by DIY Guide in Home Improvement Projects, Outdoors Projects.

    Before deciding on your new exterior door measure the door opening as well as your current front door, and take those measurements to a hardware or home inprovement store and purchase a new door. Step 1: Take the old door off its hinges. To do this, tap out the pins and carefully slip the door from […]

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  • Installing a Retractable Screen Door

    Posted on June 20, 2015 by DIY Guide in Home Improvement Projects, Outdoors Projects.

    Now that it is Spring Time and the weather has turned beautiful,  here is a Home Improvement Project that will enable you to get more fresh air into the house with very little work or expense. This Project takes little more than an hour. Step 1 – Measure and Cut Measure the opening and cut unit (including rails) to […]

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  • Repairing a Door Chime

    Posted on April 8, 2015 by DIY Guide in Home Improvement Projects, Repairs and Maintenance.

    Step 1 Detach the button from the wall. If the mounting screws are not visible, you may need to snap off a cover to reach them. To remove a small, round button, pry it out with a screwdriver. Clean away any debris. Make sure wires are not broken. Tighten terminal screws. Step 2 If that […]

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  • Slab Door Installation DIY

    Posted on March 28, 2015 by DIY Guide in Demolition, Home Improvement Projects.

    First of all determine if the entire jamb and door needs to be replaced or just the actual slab. If only the slab needs to be replaced determine the size of the door. Measuring just the slab of the door from side to side will give you an accurate measurement. Most interior doors are all […]

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