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Old 02-14-2012, 02:56 PM   #1
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My bathroom door closes by itself. Any suggestions on how to fix

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pull a hinge pin lay it on a hard flat surface and wack it with a big hammer

reinstall the pin and check the operation,if it still closes try the next pin following the same procedure

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Old 02-14-2012, 06:15 PM   #3
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Tom has a god method there.
The reason the door loses is it is not plumb. You can adjust the hinges and make them plumb. But then may not be even to the door stop.
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Feel lucky...lot's of folks pay for devices to do just that. I mean who wants a view of the terlet?
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pull a hinge pin lay it on a hard flat surface and wack it with a big hammer

reinstall the pin and check the operation,if it still closes try the next pin following the same procedure
Excellent trick. Gonna try that on our basement bathroom door.
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leaf hinges are made to be adjusted they are not precision made
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Tried it. And it worked! Thanks for the advice!
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it did?

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