3 Tips to Fix an Interior Door That Won’t Close Right

“When houses settle, doors can settle along with them, resulting in misaligned door. Doors that won’t shut or latch properly are annoying, but once you diagnose the problem the fix is usually easy. Even if your door has been binding for years, we’ll show you how to identify the problem and repair it quickly and inexpensively.”

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Try these quick fixes for a faulty door before calling in a professional contractor or handyman.

Doors go through a never-ending cycle of being pulled open and pushed closed, which strains hinges, door jambs and latches. The constant wear and tear means they may stop closing properly. Here are three common interior door problems and possible solutions:

1. Check for door hinge issues

The hinge side of the door is often the source of closure issues. Over time, screws used to hold a hinge in place start to work their way free, causing the door to sag. As a result, the door may scrape the door frame when closing, or may no longer properly meet the latch-side strike plate…

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