Push To Open Pocket Door - Just a couple of months back I went over to repair a pocket door that was closing in a bizarre angle. This was the very first time I'd ran into this kind of scenario and was definitely lost. I began looking within the pocket door frame and got a flashlight. I had a hard time discovering the problem but when I did it was noticeable.
There was no strategy to reach the screw since it was at that back of the pocket door frame near the framing.
As a way to repair the pocket door difficulty, I would have to remove an excellent sized area of the plastered wall in the top right-hand corner of the pocket door frame. This was the sole thing I would require a wall patch that is simple and really could think of plus some paint to help make the repair complete. Then I use some fiberglass drywall tape and some quick setting drywall plaster to repair the wall. This took another hour to complete the drywall correctly.
Some pocket door issues are a little more easy to repair than this one. Most pocket doors seemed to have issues sliding and eventually are left closed, never to be properly used again. Painting the doors over and over again can in fact increase the thickness of the door or excessive moisture in the home over long periods of time may also cause the door to swell keeping it from opening correctly.