Asked on Jul 17, 2016

Need ideas for cheap shed doors

I am in search of cheap ideas to use as double wide shed doors. The shed, where I live, doesn't have doors and I would like to put on doors for security and decoration. Any ideas are welcomed!
It has a wide open end and I would like to close it off.
  8 answers
  • Susie Rufener Susie Rufener on Jul 17, 2016
    If there is a habit restore in your area or a salvage type store, check and see if you can find old doors. You can paint any doors that do not match.
  • William William on Jul 17, 2016
    You can use premade fence panels as doors. Just cut to fit and hang them with hinges. I have made yard and driveway gates using fence panels.
  • Radha Radha on Jul 17, 2016
    Louvered doors are often put on sale you could look for them, or if you can get some pallets, you can make door from them, you can also join many old windows and make door from them.
  • Jean Myles Jean Myles on Jul 17, 2016
    Just. Buy some fence boards and a few 2X4s and hinges and make a couple of doors. Check out fence styles on here and Pinterest
  • GoddessOdd GoddessOdd on Jul 17, 2016
    I have a friend who bought a house with an old shed in the back, the doors were rusted and dented and not really worth saving, they were almost impossible to close. Being on a very tight budget, she shopped the "free" sections of her local websites, hoping to find something she could use to replace the old doors. She struck pay-dirt when she found someone giving away old corrugated roofing panels. They were acrylic, sturdy and very lightweight. She painted them to match the shed, made rectangular wooden frames to strengthen them and to attach hinges and clasp to, and for about 15 dollars for paint and hinges (she had scrap wood for the frames) she has great, lightweight and easy to open and close doors. If you have to buy the roofing panels, they are usually pretty inexpensive.
  • MrsSherri MrsSherri on Jul 17, 2016
    I know someone who took used overhead garage doors an built an entire shed with them. You could always use the garage door as the shed door.
  • Charlene Wagner Juoni Charlene Wagner Juoni on Jul 18, 2016
    I look at the local Restore store and they had several matching doors. I plan to finish them to match the shed and add hinges and wheels on the bottom. Thanks everyone!
  • Tricia Mead Sullivan Tricia Mead Sullivan on Jul 21, 2016
    You can buy cheap wood screen doors and use those or cover them with wood or metal since it would provide you a nice frame. My husband has built us several sheds from metal and used screen doors on every one, they work great! Good luck!