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This door had been broken before, there is caulk or some type of filler at the edges of the break, where some stayed on one side, some stayed on the other. This will really give you a hard time to get the parts tight enough for glue to do it job. All caulk MUST be removed from the glue area. You can use a fresh blade in a razor knife to carefully pare it ...


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I'm not sure it makes sense to spend money and effort retrofitting something on a 30 year old opener. How much longer do you think it will really last? New garage door openers can be had for around $150 and in addition to the "rolling code" remotes will include several other benefits like an electric eye safety sensor, auto-reversing contact sensor, vacation ...


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I would use a good quality wood glue, clamp it, wipe away excess glue, and let it dry. After it is dry, you should sand it along the fracture, wood putty to fill any depressions, and let dry. Sand and then repaint.


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This looks to be an interior door. The best way to fix this is to take off the door casing trim at the latch side on both sides of the door opening. Then using opposing pairs of tapered shims sticking in between the door frame and the adjacent stud you pound in the shims so that the lower portion of the door frame is crowded over closer to the door. I would ...


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If there is such a hinge it would leave a big gap and the door might be too heavy for your cat to comfortably go through it. I looked into this myself and decided it would be best to just use a cat flap like this one. http://store.petsafe.net/2-way-locking-cat-door Alternately you can do something similar like round over the top of your wood and use 2 ...


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According to the International Building Code, door knobs should be between 34" - 48" above the finished floor. International Building Code 2012 Chapter 10 Means of Egress Section 1008 Doors, Gates and Turnstiles 1008.1.9.2 Hardware height. Door handles, pulls, latches, locks and other operating devices shall be installed 34 inches (864 ...


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Yes, google "jamb extension", and you'll get plenty of instruction. The only quirk to watch for is that the width of the jamb extension will sometimes vary because the door/wall relationship isn't perfect. One approach is to exactly scribe the extension to the plane of the wall. This is time-consuming but pretty. If you have the jamb extension proud of ...


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What you want is a HomeLink Conversion Kit. This will replace the wireless receiver of your old garage door opener. Or wire up like a button. If the wireless receiver is built in to your opener then you will need to find a way to disable it, otherwise someone will still be able to send the dipswitch code and activate your opener.


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Since to problem occurred only after the hinges were replaced, and presuming the door had no other issues, the fix will need to be only with the hinges. There may have been a cardboard shim behind the old hinges to tweak them in place, many doors need this as time goes on. That is all you should need as well. Cereal box cardboard or similar material work ...


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Swinging inch thick wood is liable to trap cat tails. The cat will not enjoy having its tail pinched. I use multiple layers of cloth, say 3 for an inch thick gap, for an effective, cat friendly airlock. Tack or staple in place. Oh yes, you can weight the bottom of the cloth so as to ensure it always hangs properly.


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Pry off the molding on the wall face of the broken part. If the split piece will fit back together (with some persuasion, of course), glue, clamps, a few finish nails, move on. The wall molding is easily replaced or can be reassembled similarly once the jamb is repaired. Given that everything is painted, a bit of wood filler and fresh paint, little if any ...


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I don't think it makes much difference. Assuming no disability (you are opening the door with a fully working hand, not a stick or your foot, or unable to grip things), the first option (curved up) is a bit easier to open. In the first image, I would grab the handle with my left hand, with my wrist starting slightly rotated clockwise, and rotate it ...


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Did the door jam closed because the jamb had settled or warped? If so, you'd be better off replacing rather than repairing the jamb. I would tear out the old jamb and door and buy a replacement pre-hung door with jamb. You then will shim the new jamb into the opening. Once plumb and true, you'll nail the jamb in place through the shims, then trim it out ...


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I would suggest that to make it hinge in a workable manner whilst at the same time not detract from the looks on the outside of the cabinet that you cut the wood like this. (This is an on edge view)



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