How to Fix or Repair A Broken Door Frame

If you have a broken or cracked door frame that needs repair, you have a couple of options. You may wonder if your door is worth repairing or if it should just be replaced. You can either purchase a whole new door, or you can buy replacement parts and fix it yourself. Broken door frames can be very expensive to replace. Before purchasing a new door frame, try these door repair instructions.

What you will need for door frame repair:

  • Wood Putty
  • Putty Knife
  • Hammer
  • Finishing Nails
  • Sandpaper
  • Electric Sander
  • Exterior Paint
  • Work Rag
  • Tack Cloth
  • Natural Bristle Paint Brush
  • Phillips Screwdriver
  • Vinyl Gloves

First, use your putty knife to fill wood putty in the broken crack on your door frame. Make sure you fill the crack or broken part of the door frame with as much wood putty as possible. If the frame molding is too loose, use your hammer and a small finishing nail to hold it in place with the main frame. After the wood putty dries and hardens, use your sandpaper to smooth the wood putty and flush it with the rest of the frame. Next, use your work rag to wipe off the loose dust and putty pieces before adding the paint. Use your paintbrush to add a smooth and even layer of pain to the repaired area.

Broken Door Frame Repair Parts

If these door frame repair tips don’t work, and your door frame is still broken, DIY Door Store offers door frames at affordable prices. Even if you can’t find a model number for your door, we can help you find the right parts to fix a broken door frame. At DIY Door Store, you will find parts made by Taylor Door, Fox Weldoor, Masonite, Sears, Rusco and many other door manufacturers. To learn more about the door frames we sell, call (888) 998-3667 today! We can help you fix or repair a broken door frame without buying a new door.

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