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Gap between French doors opening up

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A gap is beginning to open up between our French doors. I could do something really ugly with weatherstripping, but I'm hoping there's a better fix. Any ideas?

Joey (post #208727, reply #1 of 4)

A good answer will require you to post more information.  What kind of door unit (manufacturer) or site hung doors?   New doors/old frame?  We cannot see the problem from here.

Pictures would help also.


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I would guess either the (post #208727, reply #2 of 4)

I would guess either the doors are shrinking/warping or the jambs are spreading apart.  You need to do a little research to figure out which (or maybe some other cause).

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new construction?  old house (post #208727, reply #3 of 4)

new construction?  old house with new doors?   Sounds like a poor install.

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try having a look at this (post #208727, reply #4 of 4)

try having a look at this site cos i remember reading something about this, didnt apply to me so i cant remember what it said excatly  (sergio's bs link removed as spam-wake up sergio)