Archive for August, 2010

Do your doors swing open or close by themselves?

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

Ghost doors, self closing or self opening doors are a fairly common problem in homes and sometimes offices. They are caused by the door jamb being out of plumb one way or the other.  It may be  that the house has shifted  over time or perhaps the door was installed incorrectly in the first place. (more…)

Easy rekey locks

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

Rekeying refers to changing the inner mechanisms of a deadbolt or key in knob lock so that it works on a different key.  This would be something that you would want to do if you had just purchased a home or business or if you are a landlord with new tenants in a property or perhaps you lost some keys and wanted to be sure that no unauthorized person had easy access to your property. (more…)

The Door Guy Blog Begins!

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

Hi there,

I plan to share information about doors, hardware and related topics that I have learned over the years.  I would like to read your comments should you choose to add something to this blog.