Bi-fold door screw question

anita55March 12, 2011

Hi everybody, hope someone has an answer for me on this, appreciate it!

We have a bifold door on the hall closet. We recently put in a new track and it's been fine for a few months. Now it seems that one of the screws has somehow worked its way out and is scraping whenever the door opens and closes. Does anyone know why this happens? Is there a way to keep the screw in securely? thanks.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
brickeyee

At this point you probably need to try a longer screw of the same size if there is anything for the longer screw to bite into.

If the screws are into just plywood with no blocking they are liable to continue to come out.

    Bookmark   March 13, 2011 at 9:36AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
GLM1960

If a longer screw doesn't work, try one with a thicker diameter.

    Bookmark   March 14, 2011 at 8:17AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
anita55

Thank you. We are trying your suggestions and hope it will hold.

    Bookmark   March 14, 2011 at 11:47AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
How to fix 1" gaps in drywall seams?
We recently bought our home (build in 1938). One of...
Bongo
How to safely pull down attic stairs in 12' ceiling
Hello all, I am buying a house with 12' ceilings and...
ricewalker
Sagging Anderson Storm Door
I had an Anderson storm door installed a couple of...
gridgedad
Help With Siding Repair
I have a problem which is ... this: That is a slat...
justme4now
how did gap between floor and wall close up by itself?
I have hardwood floors and there is/was a spot at the...
tlbean2004
Sponsored Products
Natural Style Shelving Cabinet
| Dot & Bo
Estiluz | A-2910 Wall Sconce
$469.00 | YLighting
Callista Teak Folding Steamer Lounge Chair
Signature Hardware
Traditional Solid Brass Hinge Pin Doorstop
Signature Hardware
Historic Old Bronze Four-Light Bath Bracket with Dome Shades
$556.00 | Bellacor
Hopson Leather Bench - Brighton Zinc Beige
Joybird Furniture
Wyndham Collection Bathroom Acclaim 60 in. Double Vanity in Espresso with
Home Depot
Modway Telescope Folding Dining Side Chair - EEI-148-CLR
$100.99 | Hayneedle
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™