Hi, whenever the sun shines on my new UPVC Front door, we find it hard to open and close the door because of warping. is this usual for these doors. when the sun stops shining then we can open and close it as normal.
Door is still under 1 year old.
doors do warp when the sun shines on it.
Your door I assume is woodgrain, these doors are the worst for expansion,But with the right ajustment will work just fine.
you will see 3 hinges, on each hinge will be a small plastic cap.
Remove the cap and insert a allen key size 6,or this may vary in size.
slowly turn the allen key and adjust the door,
Do this when the sun is fully on the door and shut.Keep checking untill the door is free.
you could try drilling a 10mm hole in the top of the door sash this stops the air trapped in the sash heating up and allows it instaed to escape.as said before its not uncommon for woodgrain doors to expand especially if there south facing
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