Many homes have swinging doors that separate the kitchen from the rest of the living area. While these can be preferable over standard doors since they allow you to pass through easily when your hands are full, they also come with drawbacks.
A door swinging back into place may strike someone on the other side which may be a big concern in a household with small children. They also make the kitchen feel closed off from the rest of the house and prevent light from streaming in.
Luckily, removing a swinging door is a quick and easy process. So much so that almost any homeowner can get the job done, needing only basic hand tools to complete the work. Here’s what you need to do.