Front Door Problem - Sticking Yale Style Door Catch?


Postby Adrian130980 » Fri Sep 26, 2014 7:08 am

Hi
I am new here and my first post.

I have a yale style catch on my front door and it is very hard to close sometimes!

It is not stuck it pushes in and out easily
Is in alignment
But when we close from the outside by pulling the door it needs to be slammed!

Very strange as it sometimes works fine

Any advice would be great

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Postby welsh brickie » Fri Sep 26, 2014 8:16 pm

its probably due to expansion,try shutting it when the sun isn't on it,the door needs 1 or 2 mm planning off it by the sound of it
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Postby kevin5333 » Wed Dec 17, 2014 2:38 pm

Hi,

If it is a upvc door this guide help me out a lot:

http://blog.homesecureshop.co.uk/2012/0 ... door-lock/

If it is a wooden door then there some is some good info here:

http://www.greenbuildingforum.co.uk/new ... onID=11486

Thanks

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