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Rehang a Wooden Door with a Worn Screw Hole

Rehang a Wooden Door with a Worn Screw Hole

How to Rehang a Wooden Door with a Worn Screw Hole When you take down a door, you don't think about putting it back up as an issue. However, you go to screw the door hinge back in and only find the screw is spinning and not grabbing on as it should.  This means you have a worn screw hole. …



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What is a door hinge and the physics behind it

What are the physics behind a door hinge

A hinge is the most important part of the structure of a door. It is a mechanical bearing that attaches the door to its frame and works as a pivot point while opening and closing the door. The primary function of a door hinge is to connect two solid objects while allowing rotatory movements. The two objects, in this case,…



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What’s The Easiest Way to Take A Door Off Its Hinges

Take A Door Off Its Hinges

Now there are many reasons why you might want to remove a door off its hinges. It could be because you're laying down a new carpet or probably want to strip down the entire door to repair it properly. You might also want to remove the door to replace it with a new one. If anything, there are countless reasons…



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Why Do Doors Creak During Winter

Why Do Doors Creak During Winter

Clicks and Creaks and pops and squeaks, what has gotten into my house!Have you ever wondered why your house keeps groaning, creaking, rattling, squeaking, and clicking when the winter season begins? Especially during the night when the typical hustle and bustle of the day gets dialed down, giving you the impression that maybe your house is haunted?The sounds have a…



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What Door Hinge Do I Need: Radius Hinge Test

How to Fix a Stripped Screw Hole

Many people who have never purchased a door hinge before automatically assume that they are all the same. While apparently, they may appear the same, the fact is that there are various types of door hinges and their radius vary too. So, you'll want to buy the right door hinge based on its size, type, and radius size.  We often…



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How to Fix a Stripped Screw Hole

How to Fix a Stripped Screw Hole

In the majority of cases, when the screw isn’t able to hold on to the wood joint or any other joint for that matter, it usually means that the hole has been stripped. Usually, this issue is caused because the wood fibers around the head of the screw have been torn away. Screw joints can hold things together because of…



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6 Steps To Reinforce An Entry Door

6 Steps To Reinforce An Entry Door

6 Steps To Reinforce An Entry Door We are faced with varying statics relating to burglaries and break-ins almost every year. However, on average, there is a burglary every 15 seconds in the US, which translates to 240 an hour, and 5760 per day. Interestingly, most robberies occur during the day when the homeowner might be at work and entail…



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How Did Doors Open Before Hinges Were Invented

How Did Doors Open Before Hinges Were Invented

What Was Used Before Door Hinges? One of the biggest problems we have with this question is that it assumes door hinges are a modern invention when they aren't. Door hinges have been around for a while, and by that, we mean a few thousand years. In fact, the history of the door hinge stretches into antiquity, but even then,…



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Standard Door Hinge Replacement Guide

Standard Door Hinge Replacement Guide

Most door hinges have over the years become so reliable that many people forget that they even exist until they start sticking, breaking, creaking etc. As a home or business owner with potentially numerous standard doors on your property, it is essential to understand that, like everything else, door hinges need to be replaced after a while. If you have…



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How to Fix Loose Door Hinges?

One of the most common problems which we are sure that most readers have faced is loose door hinges. It isn’t uncommon for not only door hinges but window hinges to become loose. Also, the problem isn’t limited to homes, but just about anywhere, there is a door with traditional hinges.  One of the reasons why door hinges become loose…