Add to GuideAsk a Question
To Top

Bathroom Cabinet Door Won't Stay Closed

Category Bathroom
A medicine cabinet door with a child lock on it to help it stayed closed.
It is very frustrating when a cabinet door no longer stays closed. This is a guide about bathroom cabinet door won't stay closed.
Ad

Questions

Ask a QuestionHere are the questions asked by community members. Read on to see the answers provided by the ThriftyFun community or ask a new question.

February 8, 2008

My bathroom cabinet door won't stay closed. The hardware is there. It doesn't seem to catch any longer. I am repair challenged but can't afford to hire someone to fix this. How can I fix it?

Linda from NY

Answer Was this helpful? Yes
February 8, 20080 found this helpful

magnetic type?

If so depending on its setup, just unscrew the magnet, Reline it up with the door & screw it in.

There is so many different types you could be speaking of

Ad

an image or better details may help to know exackly what your dealing with

Also maybe the door has dropped slightly,

Check the hinges

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By guest (Guest Post)
February 8, 20080 found this helpful

You could try those child safety catches that people put on their cabinets to keep kids out. It goes on the inside so you wouldn't be able to see it and you (as an adult) would still be able to open it easily but otherwise it would stay closed. I'm sure the most you would need to install it is a hammer or a screwdriver and you could handle that!

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
February 9, 20080 found this helpful

Thank you both. It's a male fitting on the door that goes into a female mounted inside the cabinet. It fits in but doesn't stay, it pops out. I think the door is okay but I will check that it hasn't dropped. The child safety thingy sounds great. If I can't realign the door I'm going to get one of those! Any brand recommendations?

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Ad

February 11, 20080 found this helpful

Velcro? It has been a lifesaver for me on many a thing.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Read More Answers
Related Content
Categories
Home and Garden Repair Home BathroomMay 26, 2013
Guides
Clearing a Clogged Bathtub Drain, Pulling Hair From Clogged Drain
Clearing a Clogged Bathroom Sink
slamming door
Preventing a Door From Slamming
small dog
Dog Diapers Won't Stay On
A kitchen towel with blue yarn crocheted on the top.
Crocheted Towel Topper
More
📓
Back to School Ideas!
😎
Summer Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/08/18 10:12:18 in 933 msecs. ⛅️️ ⚡️
Loading Something Awesome!