Asked on May 11, 2017

Front door needs spiffing up and repair.

Sherri DyerCarolynDavid
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The wood door has a vertical crack that we filled with wood putty but when it freezes is winter it cracks and falls out. This entryway needs help to make it more inviting!
5 answers
  • C. D. Scallan
    on May 11, 2017

    Not sure where on the door the crack is, but have you considered a kick plate? Also to make the entrywaymore inviting , try a small table with a mirror above it.
  • David
    on May 12, 2017

    For the crack, I suggest obtaining 3 large clamps wide enough to clamp your door. Clean out the crack area, apply strong wood glue, such as Gorilla Glue to the crack, and then securly clamp the door. Wipe up any excess glue, and let it cure 24 hours. Problem should be gone!
  • Sherri Dyer
    on May 12, 2017

    Thank you both for the great ideas!
  • Carolyn
    on May 12, 2017

    Depending on position of crack, could always add molding details that cover the crack. Sort of like adding false decorative wall panels to walls.
    • Sherri Dyer
      on May 13, 2017

      Unfortunately the crack it close to the center of the door. Thank you so much for your help.
  • Sherri Dyer
    on May 13, 2017

    Than you but unfortunately the crack is to close to the center.
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