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Is this fitted right?

Discussion in 'Windows and Doors' started by Steve, 6 Jun 2018.

  1. Steve

    Steve

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    French doors fitted in October. Worked fine until a week or so ago. Now the rubber seal on both doors catches the bottom plate. The strike plate appears to be mounted at an angle to horizontal. Is this right? It is the protruding edge of this plate that catches the door seals. The top plate is level. See the pictures. The doors open outwards.
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    Also given this has just started happening could the issue be with the hinges because we've had the doors open a lot recently?
     
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    It's no big deal, they've just settled with weight and need to be re adjusted by the installer, very common problem

    As for the bottom striker plate leaning back, you'll probably find it looks worse because the aluminium threshold tilts forward to aid the water drainage, the plate MAY be tilting back slightly but that's not why it's catching, it's the door settling that's causing it to catch not the striker leaning that's causing it to catch

    Get the installers back, it's a 10 min fix with a cuppa tea
     
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