12:02PM | 05/30/06
Member Since: 12/04/02
5 lifetime posts
Can someone tell me the steps involved in re-plumbing a front door with 2 glass side lights on either side of the door. The top of the door it hitting the top of the latch side of the frame, and there is probably a 1/4" gap at the bottom of the door between the door and the latch side.

I just don't know how to adjust the plumb since there are the glass side lights on both sides (hinge and latch side) of the door.




10:32AM | 07/10/06
Member Since: 09/11/02
78 lifetime posts
You might try shimming behind the upper hinge. Remove the hinge from the jamb and place a thin piece of wood or even heavy-duty cardboard in the mortise, then replace the hinge. I would think that would push the top of the door down a bit and the bottom up a bit.

It's at the least a simple test that doesn't require drastic measures.



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