Pocket French Doors Exterior - Just a couple of months ago I went over to fix a pocket door that was shutting at a bizarre angle. This is the first time I'd ran into this kind of situation and was undoubtedly confused. I began looking within the pocket door frame and got a torch. I had trouble finding the issue but when I did it was clear.
The problem turned out to be as the door slid back to the framework the tracking would hang down at an angle from the weight of the door and the track was missing a screw in the rear that was very. There is not any approach as it absolutely was at that very back of the pocket door frame near the framing itself, to achieve the screw.
To be able to repair the pocket door problem, I was going to have to remove a great sized area of the plastered wall at the upper right-hand corner of the pocket door frame. This is the only thing I could think of and would require a wall patch that is simple plus some paint to help make the repair complete. This job took me to cut the hole and replaced the screw that had fallen out of the pocket door path. I then use some fiberglass drywall tape and some fast setting drywall plaster to correct the wall. This took another hour to finish the drywall correctly.
Some pocket door difficulties are a little easier to fix than this one. Most pocket doors appeared to have difficulties falling and eventually are left closed, never to be used again. Painting the doors over and over again can actually increase the thickness of the door or excessive moisture in the home over long periods of time can also make the door to swell preventing it from opening correctly.