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Old House charm

Posted by Dave on July 12th, 2000 08:09 AM
In reply to door not staying open by Stephen S Sanchez on July 10th, 2000 05:31 PM [Go to top of thread]

You have the right idea, adjusting the hinges. Your house has probably settled some in its 70+ years - the floors, walls and ceilings are probably not as level/plumb as they used to be. Check the door frame (where the hinges are) for plumb - and then check the door itself. Adjust accordingly.

You may have to invest in a doorstop - that's part of the character of the house.

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