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    Close Your Open Door

    Open and close a door enough times and, eventually, you’ll have problems. It’s just simple science and plain old wear and tear. Here’s a trick used by the pros: If a door starts hitting the jamb when...

    • Posted July 25, 2014
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  • Tune Up Your Door Latch

    Got doors that have changed over time? Misaligned latches that don’t close right? As a house settles, doorknob latches and strike plates sometimes no longer line up, and doors won’t latch shut without extra effort. Today you’ll...

    • Posted July 25, 2014
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    Keep Your Door Still

    Certain doors seem to be possessed, controlled by wee little devilish leprechauns and evil lock-out monsters. If you’ve got one of these in your house, here’s a tip you’re going to love. The only tools you’ll need...

    • Posted July 25, 2014
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    Automatic Garage Door Maintenance

    The final episode of “MASH” aired in 1983. After 255 shows, spanning 11 years, Hawkeye, Radar, Hotlips and the gang called it quits with three-quaters of America’s viewing public tuned in. If your garage door has done...

    • Posted July 19, 2014
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    Benefits of a Garage Door Opener

    Modern technology not only makes life around the house more convenient, but safer, too. One example of this technology is the automatic garage-door opener. Although the automatic opener has been around for over two decades, for many...

    • Posted June 10, 2014
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    Door Trim Fix

    The first McDonald’s opened in 1955 and added fast food to our increasingly fast world. Today “fast” still is a good thing, and we are always interested in easy ways to speed things up. If you remove...

    • Posted June 9, 2014
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  • Doors: Open and Shut Case

    Andy Griffith was born in 1926. In addition to his celebrated role as Sheriff Andy Taylor, he played Ben Matlock — a cagey Southern lawyer who (like Perry Mason) always solved the case and saved the day....

    • Posted June 9, 2014
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  • Fix Your Door Clearance

    Does your door scrape a high spot on the floor? If so, don’t be quick to reach for your tools and start unscrewing hinges, or begin planing the door. You’re here at “door boot camp” to learn...

    • Posted May 18, 2014
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    Loose Door Hinge Fix

    Got loose hinges on a kitchen cabinet door? Ignore them and the door might wind up on the floor. When cabinet door hinge screws work loose over time (and they do), remove them one at a time,...

    • Posted May 11, 2014
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  • Door Casing Cut-Ups

    Planning to put in ceramic tile or a new wood floor? You might have to shorten the door casing so the new tile or flooring can slide in beneath it. What’s the easiest way to get this...

    • Posted May 11, 2014
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