Wardrobe Closet Doors: 3 Common Fixes Wardrobe Closet Doors: 3 Common Fixes

A wardrobe closet door can stand up to some abuse, but there does come a time when some fixes should be made. These fixes can be superficial or functional in nature.

Scratches And Dents

The most occurring fixes needed for wardrobe closet doors is the need to get rid of scratches and dents. These scratches are usually accumulated over several years from running into the doors with a vacuum, kicking with feet while opening doors, or bumping objects into the door. Scratches are easily fixed with just a few items.

  • Paint Scraper
  • Wood Putty
  • Sand Paper
  • Paint Brush


Remove the paint over the area with the scraper and fill in scratches with the wood puddy. Sand it down for a nice smooth finish and then paint over.

Loose Fitting Doors

After a period of time, the pins holding the wardrobe closet doors on its tracks will become work causing the door to be loose or wobble. Take the door off its hinges and remove the pin from top, or bottom, of the door. Replace with a wooden dowel, cut to size and glued in place.

Broken Louvre or Door Panel

Wardrobe closet doors will be broken after a period of time. When it happens you can fix them easily by replacing the broken panel. Simply remove the door from the hinges and remove the hardware from the broken panel. Buy another matching panel and reattach hardware. Paint to match and reinstall to the track.

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