How to Fix Bi-Fold Closet Doors with Mensch with a Wrench

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Bi-fold closet doors are one of the biggest annoyances in any home. In Chicago or the suburbs, an apartment or a mansion if you have bi-fold doors they have almost certainly broken at one time or another. In this segment, Chicago handyman Michael Goldstein, aka the Mensch with a Wrench, explains exactly how to trouble-shoot those pesky doors.

For this project you’ll need:

  • Phillips and Flat-tip screwdriver
  • Drill
  • Pliers
  • Bi-fold door repair kit

Here’s how:

  1. Remove closet doors.
  2. Remove old track.
  3. Install new track.
  4. Insert foot of door into guide and line up in top track
  5. Adjust accordingly.

Remember, once all the parts are new and working, it’ll take some trial and error to get it working perfectly. Just be patient with the adjustments and your doors will work exactly how they’re supposed to, what a concept!


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