Re: exterior door
The French door sounds like it may not have been installed correctly, that is straight and plumb. if shimming the hinges will take care of the problem and you don't want to use cardboard you can always cut up a piece of plastic to make the shims.
The people door, your problem is most likely the latch plate. It may line up up and down but may be in to far so the latch is not being allowed to fully engage or extend. This sometimes happens when weather striping is installed improperly and doesn't allow the door to close all the way or there isn't a deep enough indintation throught the latch plate.
Last edited by JLMCDANIEL; 09-23-2007 at 12:56 AM.
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