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Old 08-22-2016, 06:01 PM   #1
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Bent Screen Door - Repair?

My screen door is definitely bent or somehow out of alignment. It won't close and latch on its own. I need to pull it pretty tight to get it to latch and the very bottom of it is still not flush with the trailer. It's definitely out of alignment as the top closes/meets the trailer before the bottom.

This is not a huge issue except when closing the main door at the same time. I need to yank with quite a bit of force to ensure the outer door is also properly closed and latched. I'm worried that over time, I'll damage the main door's handle by pulling on it so hard all the time.

I've looked at it and can't quite figure out if it's the hinges that are tweaked or the door itself.

Is there some trick to figuring this out and then fixing it? I bought the trailer used and it was this way to start, so I don't know the mechanism of the damage.

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