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How to Prepare a Door for Painting

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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.

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