While we were updating our laundry room and back hall, we painted all of the trim and doors white. I thought white paint would be a good fix for our ugly, beige flat door that leads to our garage. But all it did was make it an ugly, boring WHITE flat door. #FAIL
We didn’t plan on doing anything else to the door. But we also didn’t originally plan on Extending our laundry room cabinets to the ceiling or Installing concealed hinges on our cabinet doors.
So what’s one more surprise project, right?
This was a quick and easy project to do. I asked Mike to explain it. So here are the simple steps to updating your boring, flat door!
Miter Box with Saw
Wood Trim with One Flat Side
Loctite All Purpose Glue
Measure the size of the trim boxes you want to add to your door. Once you have the measurements of each side , cut the trim to length. Then cut each end on a 45 degree angle using a miter saw or miter-box.
If your flat door is metal like ours, use a glue such as Loctite Go2 crystal clear glue to adhere to door.
If your door is wood you can use wood glue and tack it with a pin nailer.
You may have gaps between the trim and the door. This will happen if the door or trim isn’t perfectly flat. Once the glue is dry you can fill in any gaps in the trim with wood filler.
Sand the wood filler and any bumps in the glue. Then paint!
This was such a fast project that I can hardly believe how impactful it was! Sometimes the cheapest projects can make the most difference.
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