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How To Adjust Nightwell Fireplace Doors

A Visual, Step by Step Guide For At-Home Maintenance

(Follow along with the video)


It’s not uncommon during the shipping process for the screws in the door rails of the Nightwell to become loose, causing the doors to misalign and appear crooked when installed. Luckily, this is a simple fix that does not require a service professional and can be done right at home.


Supplies: A Phillips Head Screwdriver

Phillips head screwdriver is needed for adjusting the Nightwell fireplace door


Step 1: Open the bifold doors and look for the screws on far left and far right sides of the inside frame, located along the top and bottom of the zero clearance fireplace doors..

Adjusting Nightwell Fireplace Doors - Step 1

Step 2: Once you have located the screws, break them free with the screwdriver, slightly loosening them. But don’t take them out completely.

Adjusting a Nightwell Fireplace Door - Step 2

Step 3: Then push and pull on the door handles to adjust the door.

Adjusting a Nightwell fireplace door - Step 3

Step 4: Once the doors are aligned straight, carefully try not to lose that position and tighten the screws back down.

Adjusting a Nightwell Fireplace Door - Step 4Adjusting A Nightwell Fireplace Door - Step 5

This can be tricky and may take a few trials and errors to get it right. So don’t get discouraged if it doesn’t work the first time.

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Last updated on October 4th 2019.


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 Feb 18, 2019    Safety & Maintenance, General

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Selese is a content writer, blogger, graphic designer, and media producer for Fireplace Doors Online. She has a degree in Writing from the University of Pittsburgh and is a former Editor-and-Chief of the literary magazine, Baily's Beads. She lives in Youngsville, PA  and enjoys traveling to Renaissance Faires, antiquing, and sharing random facts about Kpop music.


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