You may have felt the wooden doors suddenly do not fit the jamb. As a result, the door becomes ‘dragged’ or jammed and is difficult to close or cannot be closed tightly.
The period of expansion of wood is affected by the surrounding environment. Rain that falls will make the air humid so that the volume of wood so it expands larger than the actual size. Moreover, if the wooden door or window is often exposed to water splashes, it will be difficult and not smooth when opening and closing.
Changes in size and shape, usually occurs in wooden doors outside the house, or connected to the outside.
The first step is when you first install a wooden door, provide sufficient cavity between the door and the frame. This cavity will later be filled when the wood expands during the rainy season.
No less important is the selection of wood species. So that wood …