What's Wrong with That Door?

Simple steps to put your finger on the cause of any problem with a door

by John Quist


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What’s Wrong with That Door provides the basic criteria for diagnosing problems related to side-hinged wooden doors—the issues that door professionals face most frequently: Manufacturing Defects Handling Damage Installation Problems Glass Issues Exposure Issues This comprehensive and easy-to-follow guide is designed as a flip book—a ready reference in both English and Spanish. It features illustrations, photos, and a step-by-step guide to not only diagnose door-related issues but provide solutions and prevent future problems. With the notes and illustrations in this book, you can… Troubleshoot your home’s door problems Check your installer’s workmanship Diagnose issues earlier for quicker resolution Identify true warranty situations; and Provide excellent customer service What’s Wrong with That Door is a must-read for any door professional—contractors, salesmen, distributors, and manufacturers—as well as Do-It-Yourselfers!


About the Author

John Quist

JOHN QUIST has 40 years in the millwork industry—from home construction to doors, windows, moldings, millwork installation, sales, manufacturing, and importing from South America and Africa. His experience includes consulting work with the World Bank and USAID projects in Eastern Europe and Western Africa. He has been involved with drafting a new standard for side-hinged doors that was recently adopted by the International Code Council and is now included in the 2015 International Residential Building Code. Most recently Mr. Quist has been working with test labs to qualify door products for compliance to new building code regulations while managing sales in the Gulf States for a national door manufacturer.