DIY Network

How to Insulate an Exterior Door

There are several types of weatherstripping products available for exterior doors. Here are the most common types and how to install them.

  • Time

    1 hour

  • Price Range

    $1 - $50

  • Easy/Moderate

    Easy

How to Weatherstrip a Door with Self-Stick Foam

Self-stick foam is a very simple and inexpensive option for insulating an exterior door.

  • Time

    30 Minutes

  • Price Range

    $1 - $50

  • Easy/Moderate

    Easy

How to Add Bronze Weatherstripping to a Door

Bronze spring weatherstripping compresses against a closed door to create a weatherproof seal.

  • Time

    Under Half Day

  • Price Range

    $50 - $100

  • Easy/Moderate

    Easy to Moderate

How to Install a Door Threshold with Vinyl Bulb

Installing a vinyl bulb door threshold takes some extra time, but it's well worth the effort.

  • Time

    30 Minutes

  • Price Range

    $1 - $50

  • Easy/Moderate

    Easy

How to Install a Door Sweep

A crucial part of weatherproofing an outside door is to install a good door sweep. Here are step-by-step installation instructions.

Advertisement

COMMENT ON THIS PROJECT

    

Sign in

All fields are required.

E-mail Address:

Password:

Remember me on this computer

Signing in

Please enter your email address and we will send your password

E-mail Address

Your password has been sent and should arrive in your mailbox very soon.

Not a member?

Sign up with DIY Network to share tips with other do-it-yourselfers and comment and ask questions on projects.

It's free and easy.