Troubleshooting door function when door will not open or close properly
- When door not meeting weatherstrip evenly when it closes, hitting the top or bottom first -Quick fix: Realign, reshim, readjust lockside jamb so the door meets the weatherstripping evenly from top to bottom.
- When adjustable strike plate not properly aligned -Quick fix: Realign adjustable strike plate.
- When door sagging out of square in frame (uneven head margin) -Quick fix: Make sure LONG hinge screws provided are properly installed in the top hinge through the jamb to the stud.
- When frame out of square (uneven sill/door bottom margin) -Quick fix: Usually caused by plumb frame members sitting on unloved floor/sill area. Free lowest jamb leg and shim it up to level the sill and maintain an even head margin.