Fixing a Crooked or Stuck Door

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how to fix a stuck door

The Door is Sticking

Doors are great. Not just because we need them to section off parts of the house or keep bugs and weather outside, but because they are simple mechanism that do a good job. However, as temperatures change and the soil shifts a house, doors can become stuck or crooked.

Loose Screws in the Hinge

Do you have to pull hard to open a door and push even harder to close it? The first spots to inspect are the hinges. Make sure each screw is tight and snug. If you try to tighten a screw and it keeps spinning, the wood hole is probably stripped. Use a longer screw to dig into more material. Hopefully this will solve the problem and the door will operate normally.

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Tyler Golberg

Tyler is the founder of Home Maintenance Tracker and a writer for HomeSpot HQ, an easy to use tool for managing maintence and projects for every house.

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