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Old 03-12-2013, 07:07 PM   #1
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Door pro's .. Quick question about stops..


Hello and thanks in advance. We had some solid core doors installed and all is well except the following:

2 of the doors have a little wiggle room to them so I would like to move the stops in tighter to the doors so when closed they do not rattle ..

The doors and jambs are primed only so they still need to be painted ...

Knowing all of this .. is there a trick or measurement I can use to get the stops tight and have the door shut with no rattle?

I would like to go right up to the door but worried that might be too tight after painting ..

Any thoughts are appreciated.

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Old 03-12-2013, 07:15 PM   #2
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Adjust the strike plate instead.
Look at the plate that the latch drops into as the door closes.
Better ones have a rectanguler hole in them where you can insert a flat screw driver to adjust them.
Of not then just remove and bend the little tab to make it close tighter.
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Old 03-12-2013, 07:22 PM   #3
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Thanks Joe.
THat took all of 2 minutes and I am ssuming that also lets me readjust the strike plates at a later date after we paint .. if they are too tight then..

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Send me a P/M and I'll give you the address, I need the money.
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