We are rebuilding our home after Katrina. Several of the prehung interior doors (unfortunately hung by amateur carpenters) that were installed don’t exactly fit perfectly. For example, you can almost see in the bathroom door due to the fact that the latch-side jamb isn’t parallel with the hinge-side and almost misses the stop as you go from top to bottom. The latch does catch but you have to push the door indicating that either the frame is twisted or the door is warped (unlikely as it is a brand new door?). Unfortunately I only noticed this after everything is caulked (painted trim) and all of the baseboard/shoe molding have been installed. Is there any trick or device that could be used to “adjust” the jamb without removing everything from one side and reinstalling it? If the jamb could be moved, I might be able to live with a little more reveal between the casing and jamb. Any advice would be appreciated.
Properly install PVC trim products during cold weather to prevent expansion, contraction, and bowing issues. Warm up the trim before installation for better results.
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