Here's a quick and inexpensive fix that will have you loving your gate in no time! Purchase an anti-sag kit at the hardware store. Stanley makes them for about $12.00. Follow the instructions to attach the hardware to the gate. Run the cable from the bottom of the latch side to the top of the hinge side, then tighten the cable with the provided turnbuckle to eliminate the sag. Your back in business. : ) #sagginggate #sagging #gatehardware
Do you have a door that swings open or closed on its own? Here's a quick fix. Pull out one of the hinge pins. Lay it on a sturdy work surface, and hit it midpoint of the shaft with a hammer. You are trying to create a small bend in the pin to create some friction in the hinge. Reinsert the pin. You may need to use the hammer to do this.
I've been there too! The problem might be debris has jammed the wheels. If your wheels are in good condition, you can probably get away with just cleaning them. Remove the sliding door from the jamb (the door that moves only). Turn the adjustment screws counterclockwise located at the bottom of the window frame, this will lower the door (sometimes on the outer edge of the door frame). If the window is too heavy, do not attempt this without help. Lift the window out of the
Continuing with older window fixes from last week, you may have experienced your locks no longer line up. The problem could be the rear sash was painted without it being all the way against the top jamb. In order to release it, carefully cut the paint-sealed seam with a window opener saw. Push the rear sash up to the top of the jamb. You may need to use a mallet to tap it upward. Use care when doing this.