T.B.C LOCKSMITH & DOORS
There are many hydraulic door closer designs and they vary by make and model. Few door closers that have swinging arms, and others that are simply a long shaft attached to two points. The main thing they have in common, is that when you open them, you are creating a vacuum, that will pull the main connector arm in and back into a prone position. (Hydraulic Arm, Air Pressure, Snags or Hitches),
When you get door damage or door closer damage, you may dread the time and money it will take to fix. We know your time and money are precious. With Door Closers repair from T.B.C Locksmith , you can save time and money, our experienced repair technicians will come right to you, today!
When a door is hitting the frame before it is completely closed and latched
When a door is require an extra “push” to fully latch
Vertical height adjustment
Removing a door from a floor closer: Centre hung application and offset hung applications
Symptoms of Loose Arm
We have been established for over 15 years and operating successfully in GTA area.
Because of the high volume of doors with door closers installed in domestic and commercial premises in recent years.
Remove the old door closer
Dismantle the door frame attachments
Then we carry out an examination of the door and frame to make sure that they are fitting together correctly.
We then establish what is the appropriate door closer model is for the door and frame, keeping in mind that the draft coming through the door way will create pressures on the door when it is closing.
In most circumstances, the deterioration of the seals in the door closers results in some hydraulic fluid leakage around the door closer. This is often evident as a build up of heavy dust and dirt on the outside of the closer and sometimes oil can be seen dripping from the door closer, which when extreme can often stain the floor coverings. Deterioration of the main spring always effects the operation of the door closing. In both these circumstances the door closers need to be replaced.
If the door closer is not replaced in reasonable time after it starts to show the first signs of trouble then and what often happens is that the doors functioning with the frame deteriorates. As the deterioration proceeds the brackets and fasteners attached to the door stress and strain such that the points of attachment become distended. In other words the aluminium or timber fails at these points resulting in misalignment of the attached structures on to the door and frame. Consequently the door and frame exhibit operation failure. Sooner or later, the operation of the door fails completely and the door is unable to move and lock compromising security.
When your door closer and associated brackets and pivots have been repaired/replaced and the new fasteners are secure, the door has to be fitted squarely into the rebate of the door jamb such that the gaps around the edge of the door are even and correct.
Our technicians maintain the highest attention to detail in these circumstances and have a strong guarantee to back up the quality of our work. Should you require further information or a quote, do not hesitate to contact us to speak to a technician who can give you the best advice on the spot for all your door closer questions.
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