My old house is show it's age. I couldn't seem to coordinate my hand and my
arm last night .. I didn't turn the door knob before pushing on the door
going into the garage. When I did this, I noticed the entire door frame
seemed to move about a 1/2 an inch. I suspect something isn't right. Can I
just pull the molding off the outside of the door frame, line up some nails
with the shims, and plop in some new nails? Or should I just burn down my
Suggest screw it instead.
Drill pilot holes first though, the wood might crack and split
otherwise--old wood is generally tough as nails.
If not screwing at a pre-existing shim location, add some new shims while
Uhmm...wood screws.....long ones--at the strike plate only, if the color
Then I guess use finish nails inna couple other places, at the shim
points......if you set em below flush, you can buy some tinted filler putty,
should match up in color pretty good.
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