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Common problem with Oak veneer doors swelling?

Postby mawddach100 » Wed Dec 16, 2020 9:16 am

We have an oak veneered front door which swells up in the winter months - we often can't use it . As a lot of doors are now veneered construction is this a common problem ? Or could the problem be the door frame ?
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Postby collectors » Thu Dec 17, 2020 10:22 am

We used to get the same & was only solve with taking the door off "after marking the rubbing points" & planning it down. We had to fit some draft excluder as well. Been fine ever since. Take a touch more than you think off.
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