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Jul 26, 2021

Mortise storm door latch loud when door closes

Would like to somehow quiet the loud pop like noise that occurs when the Larson mortise storm door latch activates upon closing. It is very loud. The

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Jul 09, 2021

What lock works on a retractable screen door

Hi there We have two different retractable screen door (both are single doors). One is Mirage and the other is Phantom. I know that a lock on them does

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Jul 07, 2021

Broken patio sliding door lock

These are original 1990 doors, very heavy. The lock just broke, dropped inside the door. What type is it and can the parts still be found? Thank you!

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Jun 24, 2021

Quarter turn locks missing

We have wood storm doors with interchangeable glass and screen inserts. These are held in place with quarter turn metal tabs recessed into the door frame,

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Jun 19, 2021

Question about channel to track measurement

Hi! I am following your directions on how to measure a screen door, channel to track. In your directions, step 1 is to measure the channel to track distance

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Jun 10, 2021

What size spline to use ?

I just replaced my aluminum screen with fiberglass screen. The old spline was solid and measured 3/16 with a 3/16 channel. I purchased Pro-Line 0.185 (3/16

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Jun 04, 2021

Viceroy patio door handles and locks

Viceroy Patio door handle and lock need replacing. Looking for two or three sets. I am unable to find these anywhere. Looking for a solution. Please and

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Jun 02, 2021

Corner inserts interchangable?

Giving my old condo patio doors a little TLC. Large sliding screen door has broken sliding wheels. I was looking to replace the corner inserts, wheels

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May 25, 2021

What lock / latch do I have, and what's needed to fix?

So, of course, BEFORE reading this blog, I had door latch problems. For the last 2 yrs, the lock would lock when in the open position, and vice versa.

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May 19, 2021

Sliding screen door kit - Whats included

Hi there, My sliding screen door needs to be replaced. I am interested in your product as I am having trouble finding a replacement for the size I need.

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