Loose hinges can cause a door to stick bind or scrape the floor.
How to fix loose door hinge and screws are tight.
So for easy fixing you have to install longer screws of the same gauge.
If the screws in your door hinge have become loose and frequently require tightening or have been tightened so often that they no longer stay securely in place causing the door to sag most likely the wood sections the stiles that frame the inside of the door need reinforcement.
A loose butt hinge will cause a door to hang crooked and stick.
Open the door wide and insert a wedge under the bottom outside corner to level it.
But the door has a wide style in it which can definitely accept longer screws.
If all the hinges have loose screws it will be easier to just completely remove the door.
But if the screws can t be tightened because the holes are stripped try this.
If you are fixing just a few loose screw holes for something that has multiple hinges like a door you can put a wedge underneath it to support it while you unscrew the loose hinge and fix the stripped holes.
Door stiles the wooden side frames inside the door aren t very deep which is part of the reason hinges become.
The wrong way is a temporary fix not cool.
I see this often on kitchen cabinet hinges and doors regular door hinges and areas that get worked or moved a lot.
Open the door grasp it.
So anyway it doesn t hold screws very well besides this hinge screws are very short.
This happened to my back door this year and i finally decided to take an hour and fix it.
How to tighten stripped hinge screws.
Fix it the right way not the wrong way.
Sometimes retightening the hinge screws is all it takes to fix the problem.
You can see in the image below the loose screw was on my door lock striker.
It kept backing out on its own.
Most hinge problems can be solved with nothing more than a screwdriver.