They’re tricky to spot and not always repairable. If you’ve got warped doors, Jacksonville’s Dream Doors can help.
Warped doors, also referred to as twisted doors, are most easily spotted when toe door is closed. The tell-tale sign is one corner of the door being flush with the door jamb while the opposite corner sticks away from the jamb. But that tell-tale sign can be a tricky one, too. That’s because the corner of the door that is sticking away from the door jamb may not be part of the warped door.
To pinpoint which door is the warped culprit, open it and place a four-foot level along the latch stile (the vertical edge of the door that includes the latch). If the level is off, your door likely is warped.
If a door is only slightly warped, some will attempt to straighten it out by placing a foot on the bottom corner of the door and pulling the top corner of the door in the opposite direction of the warp. Trouble is, this can loosen the rail and stile joints on your door, particularly if it’s a wooden door. A much more effective repair option is to remove the door stop and reinstall it to better match the profile of the door.
Of course, there may be no repair to a more severely warped door. Jacksonville’s Dream Doors can not only replace your warped exterior door, but expand your doorway, adding beautiful glass sidelights. If you’re in the market for a new doorway, browse our online selection including our Specials & Closeouts section where you’ll find gorgeous decorative door glass. Some are special volume purchases, manufacturers’ closeouts and discontinued items – all available at incredible low prices.
Don’t let a warped door warp your home’s overall look and perceived value. Browse our online store or stop by Dream Doors’ Jacksonville showroom in the Mandarin area.