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Hi, I have installed French doors with parliament hinges. Despite

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Hi, I have installed French doors with parliament hinges. Despite being properly recessed and everything being square and straight, the doors have a gap at the hinges and don't close,. Why did this happen and how do I fix it?

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It would be helpful if you could upload some pictures. The only things I can think of off the top of my head are:

Verify hinge screw heads are installed flush and not sticking up higher than the hinge face.

Verify that the hinges are recessed into the door and frame at jambs.

Verify that the doors are not hitting any part of the frame.

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