HOW TO BUILD A DIY SCREEN DOOR
Let the breeze through your front door with this DIY screen door! It's easy to build a screen door that fits your existing door frame perfectly.
Grab some wood, screen material, screws, a door handle, and a few other supplies to complete this build.
Measure the door opening to determine the proper size door to make.
Cut and assemble the boards with pocket holes for the screen door.
Fill the pocket holes for a seamless finish to the wood.
Prime and paint the entire door frame.
Install the screen material to the frame using a staple gun.
Install screen door moulding around the edges of the screen material.
Caulk the gaps and fill the nail holes.
Attach the hardware: door handles, hinges, and kick plate.
Mount the screen door in the frame, and optionally add a slow-close mechanism.
FINISHED SCREEN DOOR!