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doadea

12:57AM | 02/12/02
Member Since: 02/11/02
1 lifetime posts
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I have a wooden fence around my backyard, and the door to it is drooping, and dragging on the ground when I open or close it. is there any fix to this rather than to rebuild the door? I was thinking one of those screen door supports, to install diagonally across the door from one corner to another. Would that work? Any other suggestions? Thanks!

rpxlpx

02:13AM | 02/14/02
Member Since: 03/13/00
1675 lifetime posts
Chances are a diagonal support will work. If the wooden gate was built with nails, I suggest you replace them with screws - after squaring the gate and adding the diagonal support.

ssantello

07:18AM | 03/22/02
Member Since: 01/26/00
22 lifetime posts
The latest Family Handyman magazine touched on this subject. They suggested adding a "turnbuckle" on a diagonal.

Good luck. -Steve

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