Ultra Hardware 96407 Pocket Door Finger Pull - Just a couple of months ago I went over to repair a pocket door that was closing in a bizarre angle. This is the very first time I had ran into this kind of scenario and was definitely confused. I got a torch and began looking inside the pocket door frame. I had trouble finding the problem but when I did it was evident.
The bottom of the door would stick out about an inch and a half as the pocket door was slipping closed it would work perfectly but when you went to open it. The issue 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 course was missing a screw in the rear that was very. There was no solution since it absolutely was at that very back of the pocket door frame near the framing itself to attain the screw.
In order to correct the pocket door issue, I had been going to have to remove a great sized area of the plastered wall in the top right hand corner of the pocket door frame. This is the only thing I would require a wall patch that is simple and could think of and some paint to really make the repair whole. This job took me about one hour to cut the hole and replaced the screw that had fallen from the pocket door track. Then I use some fiberglass drywall tape and some fast setting drywall plaster to repair the wall. This took another hour in order to complete the drywall properly.
Some pocket door troubles are a little more easy to repair than this one. Most pocket doors appeared to have troubles sliding and eventually are left closed, never to be used again. Painting the doors over and over again can in fact increase the depth of the door or the door to swell keeping it from opening properly can be also caused by excessive moisture in the home over long periods of time.