How to Caulk and Mask before You Paint
How to Patch Chipped Wood before Painting
How to Clean a Ceiling

How to Prepare a Door for Painting

Step 1 of 7
Previous
Next Slideshow
Next Slideshow

Take the door off its hinges, using a screwdriver to push up on the pins.

Get a helper to hold onto the door while you’re working. If you prefer to leave the door in place, cover the handle and all hardware with 2-inch blue painter’s tape to avoid spatters.

  • Add a Comment
  • Print
  • Share

Recommends

Promoted Stories From Around The Web

blog comments powered by Disqus
How to Activate Wallpaper Paste
Making Minor Drywall Repairs before Painting
What to Plan Before Hanging Wallpaper
How to Prepare a Room for Painting
Making Paint Stick to Paneling and Cabinets