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How to Stop a Door from Rattling

By: Joe Truini

To stop a door from rattling when it’s closed, remove the strike plate and bend the metal tab forward slightly using pliers so the latch fits securely in the strike plate. Screw the strike plate back in place, check the door, and readjust if needed.



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  • Angela Says:
    January 4th, 2018 at 6:56 am

    We have recently purchased a home and I installed new doorknobs with strike plates. The new strike plates do not have the tabs shown in your video. Help?

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How to Stop a Door from Rattling