Patio doors should be measured from the inside surface of the studs surrounding the doors. Both horizontal and vertical measurements are necessary, covering the top and bottom of the doors as well as both sides. After ge... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Carpentry

As of 2015, Milgard manufactures patio doors in several styles, including sliding patio doors, French-style sliding doors, in-swing French doors, out-swing French doors and pocket glass walls. Other styles include bi-fol... More » Home & Garden Outdoor

To repair a patio door screen, take the handle off the screen, take the spline and screen out of the frame, and take the rollers out. Set the new screen in place using a convex roller to push the screen into the groove o... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance

Tips for framing interior walls include maintaining proper spacing between studs, conserving space by using two-by-four studs and plates, using lighter headers over doors and making adjustments for adjacent walls that ar... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Carpentry

To install a stairway railing, first measure and mark the important places, such as wall studs and bracket locations, mount the brackets, and clamp the rail. After that, cut the ends of the rail, and attach the rail and ... More »

To install indoor wall paneling, measure the length and height of the coverage area, calculate the number of planks required, remove base molding, find studs in the wall, attach the baseboards and attach the paneling abo... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Carpentry

Cover the exterior surface with the appropriate material, wrap the material with a moisture barrier, mark the studs and install any necessary trim, cut and nail the boards into place then paint and caulk is how you insta... More »