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Old 07-18-2012, 07:25 AM   #1
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Master Bedroom French Doors Will Not Latch


I have french style doors in my master bedroom. One side has a verticle slide lock on top of the top. Them main door has the locking door knob.

When I close the door, the deadlatch will not secure into the strike plate.

I have tried tightening all the screws on the hindges as well as the screws holding the knob in place.

Any recommendations on how to solve this issue?

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Old 07-18-2012, 09:42 AM   #2
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Post up a picture of the door.

There is some adjust-ability in the door but it may require some shimming and in the worst case, removal and re-installation.

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There are two things to consider in this problem. One is that the door doesn't match the door frame and two the hinges isn't installed properly. You need to reinstall the door to be sure it will close.
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