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Posted by Dodgeman on February 27th, 2001 01:30 PM
In reply to Interior Doors by Matt on February 27th, 2001 10:14 AM [Go to top of thread]

It sounds like your doors are not installed level or the house has settled. What I have done as a quick fix is to remove one or more of the hinge pins, hit them with a hammer while they are laying flat on a piece of scrap wood to bend them slightly. Then reinstall them by driving them back in place. The added friction keeps the door from free swinging. It is not a permanent fix, but I used this trick on one of our bedroom doors about 1 year ago, and it still works.
Good luck,

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