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    Making a door plumb on one side

    Carpenters

    Hi I need advice on how I can make the handle side of the door frame plumb/square without disturbing the newly plastered wall on the inside of the room as I’ve painted the walls and glued the new architrave?
    I have access to the frame on other side but as I’m putting jams behind it’s just twisting it 😞it measures 30 inches at the top and 30 & 3/4 at the bottom. Im finding it hard to get a door to fit and don’t really want to buy a bigger door and have to trim it down.

    Can I add more lining to make it smaller maybe? or is there a way I can do it from the one side to push the bottom inward 3/4 of an inch?

    All advice will be very much appreciated

    Asked by Halimah on 13th May 2021
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    Kevin Stevens

    "Hi, it will make a little difference in the gap if you pack the hinge out and split the difference the only thing you can do is move it over from the bottom of the casing

    Thanks, Kev"

    Answered on 19th May 2021 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
    JR Property Maintenance

    "Hi you could use a detector to find out the stud spacings so you can get a general idea"

    Answered on 9th Jun 2021 - Member since Jan 2019 - report
    Close property services

    "You can try a move door frame inwards so that it goes square as long as no obstacles in the way i.e back mould on another side not stopping it from moving. Might have to loosen the back mould of the wall if its stopping the frame from moving. Hope this helps."

    Answered on 19th May 2021 - Member since May 2021 - report

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