Need door adjustment

Old 10-04-04, 05:37 AM
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Need door adjustment

I replaced an exterior. It was a tight fit in the rough opening and I didn't have a lot of wiggle room. After setting the door, the gap is OK all around and the door closes and opens easily.

The only problem is that the upper portion of the door on the strike plate side does not close as tightly as the lower portion of the door on that same side. I can see a little bit of the light through the weatherstripping up near the top corner (non-hinge side). Are there any adjustments I can make to the hinges or the door that may help make it close a little tighter?
Old 10-06-04, 07:15 AM
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sounds like 1 of your jambs is out of plumb just a hair or a small warp in the door.
check to see what jamb is out, loosen that side, while door is closed push or pull the jamb in or out till the door seals tight, reset jamb.

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