How To Fix A Storm Door That Won’t Close?

Open the door and jiggle it up and down a bit to see what’s loose.

If the door frame moves when you jiggle the door, drive 3/16 screws into the loose areas to re-secure the frame.

Test to see if the door closes straight and tight.

If your door is still loose, it’s time to tighten the hinge screws.

Why is my screen door not closing?

Screen doors fail to close properly when their hinges become imbalanced as a result of your home shifting or if the door frame has swelled or become loose. Swelling paint also can be a factor. The longer you go without correcting the situation, the greater the potential for permanent damage to the door or frame.

How do you adjust a storm door?

If the door slams shut or closes too slowly, adjust the pneumatic cylinder:

  • To slow the closing, turn the screw on the end of the pneumatic cylinder clockwise.
  • To speed up the closing, turn the screw counterclockwise.

How do you fix a misaligned door?

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How do you fix a door that closes by itself?

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Why is my screen door slamming shut?

If the door slams shut or closes too slowly, adjust the pneumatic cylinder: To slow the closing, turn the screw on the end of the pneumatic cylinder clockwise. To speed up the closing, turn the screw counterclockwise.