Fixing a Door that can’t be Closed


Having a door in the house that cannot be closed may be a huge problem when it comes to security, especially if the problem occurs at nighttime. Fixing it and making sure it will close, will give a peace of mind during your sleep. The main doors are security risk but doors inside the house are not as risky.

Doors in the comfort room often suffer this problem because of the water splash and the humidity inside it, the concrete and the door itself will seem to change physically over time. Below is an image of the comfort room door in the house.

Uneven Comfort Room Door

Uneven Comfort Room Door

Today, the screw no longer holds the tox tightly, making the door look very uneven. The top portion of the door will hit the door jamb if you close it.

Screw and Tox

Screw and Tox

To fix this, all you need is a screwdriver. Check the screws, which are loosen and turn them clockwise using the screwdriver.

Tightening the Screw using a Screwdriver

Tightening the Screw using a Screwdriver

After you tighten all the screw, check the door if it can be closed now.

Closed Door

Closed Door

Tightening the screw of the hinges did the trick for me but I know this will surely occur in the near future. If you want a permanent repair on your door, you can contact a carpenter during office hours. This solution is only useful for temporary repair of a door that can’t be closed.


This page is last updated on Dec 14, 2015 @ 10:16 am
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