Privacy Pocket Door Mortise Lock Set With Rectangular Pulls - Just a few months back I went over to fix a pocket door that was shutting at a peculiar angle. This was the first time I had ran into this kind of situation and was undoubtedly lost. I got a torch and began looking within the pocket door frame. I had a hard time finding the issue but when I did it was apparent.
The bottom of the door would stick out about an inch and a half passed the door jam as the pocket door was slipping shut it would work perfectly but when you went to open it. There is not any solution to reach the screw because it had been at that very back of the pocket door frame near the framing.
In order to correct the pocket door difficulty, I was going to have to remove a great sized area of the plastered wall at the top right-hand corner of the pocket door frame. This was the only real thing I could think of and would require a simple wall patch plus some paint to make the repair complete. This job took me to cut the hole and replaced the screw that had fallen out from the pocket door track. I then use some fiberglass drywall tape and some fast setting drywall plaster to repair the wall. This took another hour to complete the drywall properly.
Some pocket door troubles are a little easier to fix than this one. Most pocket doors seemed to have troubles falling and eventually are left shut, never to be utilized again. Painting the doors over and over again can actually add to the thickness of the door or the door to swell preventing it from opening properly can be also caused by excessive moisture in the house over long periods of time.