Can you reverse the way a door swings? All you need to do is cut door hinge mortises on the opposite side of the door jamb and reverse the striker plate hole. It’s not as complicated as it sounds. Typical bedroom doors swing inward to the bedroom. To keep the door swinging in the right direction you don’t need to change the doorstop.
Can you flip an inswing door to Outswing? Many people find it much more convenient to change an inswing door to an outswing due to space issues. Instead of leaving that much space for the door, you can fill the area with your desired furniture, or simply have more free space that makes the room look bigger.
Can you reverse a door to open outwards? Small bathrooms may be compromised by a door that swings inward. An easy, low- to no-cost fix to this problem is to reverse the way the door swings. Reversing the hinges and turning the door around places its hardware on the opposite side of the doorjamb, or inner sides of the door opening.
Can you hang a door the opposite way? You can make the most of a room’s space by rehanging the door on the opposite side of the frame. It only needs a few basic tools and some careful marking and measuring. Fitting a new internal door is a straightforward job that makes a dramatic difference to the look of your home.