How to stop a door from closing
How do you stop a door from swinging closed on its own?
Find the middle of the pin and tap it with your hammer until it has a slight bend. It only took three taps with my hammer. This bend will provide enough friction to stop the door from closing or opening by itself. Place the pin back into the hinge and tap it into place with your hammer.
What causes a door to close on its own?
The reason the door wants to close itself is because your house has settled, and the balance of the door has been shifted enough to make gravity pull the door open.
How do you fix a door that won’t stay open?
How do you stop a door from drifting closed?
Use a flat-head screwdriver to tighten or loosen the hinge screws at the top of the door. Test the door again. If the door hangs lower, retighten the upper hinge screws and loosen or tighten the screws in the lower hinge. Adjust the screws until the door is properly aligned and hangs correctly.