5 ways to turn a hollow core door into more
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Want to give those hollow core doors a much-needed upgraded? Check out these DIY tips and tricks to personalize your doors and match your style.
1. BEADBOARD DOORS
Beadboard doors work for almost any style of home. Get this simple tutorial from The Shanks, who used beadboard wallpaper to achieve the look they wanted. At 1/3 the price of actual beadboard, it’s worth thinking about.
2. PANEL DOORS FOR EVERY BUDGET
This step-by-step tutorial from Jenna Sue Design Company takes a plain slab door and turns it into a five-panel door. It looks like a million bucks but only costs $12! The black paint gives her doors an extra luxurious appeal, too. For a flawless paint job, be sure to check out these door painting tips and tricks.
3. PANEL MOLDING
If you’re comfortable with more advanced tools and techniques, This Old House put together a detailed tutorial on adding panel molding to dress up a hollow core door. We’re talking a transformation from slab door to grand entranceway.
4. BARN DOOR
In her ongoing adventures of creating a home one project at a time, Christina from Christina’s adventures repurposed the hollow core door in her kitchen in a truly unique way. Using some imagination, careful planning and little know-how, she turned it into a sliding barn door – adding privacy while taking up minimal space.
5. OPEN POSSIBILITIES
The finishing touch of any door makeover is choosing the right hardware. Schlage door hardware is easy to install and offers a wide selection of styles, trim and finishes that give your door a whole new look.