Question: I just put a new door closer on my existing door in hopes it would assist in closing the door all the way, and it still won’t close all the way. What should I do?
Answer: First, troubleshoot to see if the door swings properly without the closer attached. Often the issue is that it will be a door problem and not a hardware issue. We recommend that you start at the root of the problem:
- Does the door swing properly?
- Does it latch?
- Is the threshold or weather strip causing a bind, etc.?
- Is there something blocking the door from closing? Sometimes there may be something in the way of the door, a screw, a door wedge, even ice and/or salt can build up in the winter and cause a bind
Be a detective and find out what’s wrong. If an issue still lingers, we can have one of our technicians or security specialists be onsite to examine the opening.
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