Got a Screw Loose?

My door has been driving me nuts for ages.  All because of a loose screw.  I screwed it in as tight as I could but it didn't make a bit of difference.  I took the plate off to see what was the matter and discovered that there was a crack that screwed things up! All you have to do to remedy this problem is grab a paper plate, some wood glue, and toothpicks. Grab a few toothpicks, as many as you think will fill the hole you're filling and coat them in the wood glue.  Making sure their coated, put them in the hole.  Make sure to wipe up any glue drips after inserting them into the hole.  This will allow the plate to lay flat up against the door jam. Fill all the holes as needed and let dry. … [Read more...]