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Old 03-03-2013, 01:58 PM   #1
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Hi everyone,
Thanks for providing this great resource.

I live in a rental property, and my housemate's room has no door. The landlord is already dealing with a ton of leaks, etc, and I don't want to burden him further, but a cotton curtain really isn't cutting it. We are looking for ideas for a secure, locking room divider that would be quite inexpensive and not cause lasting alteration to the property.

The space used to have double French doors, quite tall. around 7.5/8 feet. It's approx. 4 feet wide. Hinges are still up from the old doors.

Thanks again!
-Ellen

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Old 03-03-2013, 02:10 PM   #2
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Habitat for Humanity reuse stores usually have a ton of doors to choose from. You could get a replacement there maybe

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Resale store mesuare the opening and look for two doors that will fill the opening.
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a sheet of plywood. cut it to almost exact fit. screw it to the existing hinges. put jam moldings on. then a latch to hold it closed.
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Thanks much, all! Will look into these options.
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There are lot of cheap room dividers available that could be the solution for your privacy. Since the hinges are already there use a large diameter PVC pipe and hang a clothesline of your choice.


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