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Storm door catch too close to door knob

From the image you can see the storm door latch is too close to the door knob causing you to scratch your hand when you try and open it. There are about three layers of support behind that catch, too. ...
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Storm door resists closing

I have a storm door that won't shut properly. In specific it "resists" or bounces back open if you let go when it's about 1 - 1 1/2 inches away from being shut. This means that the self closing ...
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Replacing/Fixing Exterior “Trim” Around Door and Windows

Searched all over google and found nothing related. I'm replacing a storm door and i've found this lovely surprise (in picture) left behind it. I'd rather not install the new storm door onto this, ...
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Is there such a thing as lightweight window glass?

I have a cool wood screen door which my wife wants to turn into a storm door. I think its suitability is marginal. As in, it would probably work but I'd prefer a little more structure. I'll consider ...
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Storm door panel replacement?

Basically someone kicked the bottom of my storm door, denting the panel there. It looks like I should just be able to replace it but I can't find a new panel anywhere. Not sure if there's a special ...
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My front door frame doesn't appear to support installing a storm door; is there anything I can do?

I bought a storm door to for the front of my house, and realized too late that there's no inset in the front door frame to install one. My options at this point appear to be to A) Forget it and ...
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Screen Door Pneumatic Tube stopper: What are they called and why is mine not working?

We prefer to keep our screen doors (or "storm doors" as I guess they are also known by) open all the time. We only really want them shut when we keep the main door open for a breeze or to let our cats ...
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How do I prevent my screen door from opening too far?

Just bought a new house and I've noticed that when the front screen door opens too wide it knocks into a light fixture hung on the other side of the door. the fixture has started to loosen so ...
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Are the door closers absolutely needed for storm door?

My storm door closer cracked my door jamb and the storm door still opens fine. And I wonder whether I need replace my door closer? If I don't , is there any bad effect?
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How do I replace a storm door when I have a cracked door jamb?

So my storm door is in rough shape, and needs to be replaced. It is a Larson storm with two closers (one at the top and one at the bottom). The replacement door I have picked out is a Pella Select ...