How To Seal Door Threshold To Concrete

Door threshold on concrete

If you have a door threshold that is not sealed to the concrete, you may be experiencing drafts, leaks, and even pests entering your home. Sealing the threshold is an easy and effective way to prevent these issues. In this article, we will go over the steps you can take to seal your …

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What To Put Under An Exterior Door Threshold

Exterior door threshold

When it comes to exterior door thresholds, it’s important to choose the right materials to ensure durability and longevity. The threshold is the strip of material that sits at the bottom of the door frame, connecting the interior and exterior spaces. It’s designed to prevent air, water, and dirt from entering your home …

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How To Replace The Rubber Seal On Door Threshold

Replace rubber seal on door threshold

If you’ve noticed a draft coming from under your door, it may be time to replace the rubber seal on your door threshold. The rubber seal, also known as a door sweep, is a strip of rubber located at the bottom of your door that helps to seal the gap between the door …

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Shower Door Drips When Open – Causes & How To Fix

Shower door drips when open

If you have a shower door that drips water when it’s open, it can be a frustrating and annoying problem. Not only does it create a mess on your bathroom floor, but it can also lead to water damage over time. Whether you have a framed or frameless shower door, it’s important to …

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Prehung Door Jamb Too Wide – Solutions and How to Fix

Prehung Door Jamb Too Wide

Pre-hung door casings generally come with the door and the surrounding trim framework, designed to basically plug-and-play. What this means is, your door and casing fit right into the frame/gap on the wall and the rest is a matter of nailing it in place. But what do you do when the frame is …

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Is It Ok to Leave Garage Door Partially Open?

Garage Door Partially Open

Have you ever wondered if it is okay to leave your garage door partially open? This is a common question among homeowners who want to keep their garage ventilated while also ensuring the safety and security of their home. While there are benefits to having a partially open garage door, there are also …

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Sliding Glass Door Not Closing Flush

Sliding glass corner doors

When a standard door has a problem with the hinges, you can still shut the door to keep the weather out while contemplating a fix. Not so with a sliding glass door. Not closing flush usually creates a gap (depending on the severity) that you can’t seal off while you figure out what’s …

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2 Panel vs 3 Panel Door – Which Should You Choose?

2 Panel and 3 Panel Door

Flush doors can look boring. Panel doors, on the other hand, offer at least a modicum of aesthetic value to your home. The thing is, there are so many options out there, from 2-panel doors up to 6 panels. Then there’s the difference between actual, true-panel doors and “panel-look.” You should choose a …

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Are Storm Doors Tacky & Outdated?

Storm door

When it comes to storm doors, there are the older ones that previous generations have used and modern ones still in use today. The popularity of storm doors has dropped off significantly but modern versions are still far better than the storm doors from a generation or three ago.  Storm doors aren’t necessarily …

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Sliding Patio Door Won’t Unlock – Here’s What To Do

Sliding Patio Door

Nobody wants to pay a locksmith to come over and fix what seems to be a simple mechanism. Most (not all) sliding glass doors feature what are called, clasp locks. The shaft sits inside the door frame and a clasp from the locking mechanism closes over the shaft when you lock it. There …

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Door Jamb Not Flush With Drywall – Here’s What To Do

Door jamb not flush with drywall

Besides the possible insulation issues, a door jamb not flush with the drywall just looks awful. It will constantly draw the eye whenever you approach the door and walkthrough. The human eye quickly picks up things that are out of order and the broken depth of a door jamb is hard to miss. …

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Pop Up Camper Door Won’t Latch

Pop up camper door doesn't latch

Pop-Up campers have come a long way in terms of technology and function and yet, they remain much the same. Despite their durability and longevity, a pop-up camper is just like any other camper, even a Class A Motorhome. Sometimes little issues, such as the door not latching, crop up and need to …

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How To Build A Door That Won’t Warp – Tools & Materials Needed

Building a door that won't warp

Doors are designed to fit snugly within their frames otherwise, nobody would bother with the things and would opt for curtains instead. A warped door is one of the most aggravating things in the world, especially when you need privacy and it won’t shut right.  There are many different ways to construct a …

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Shed Door Won’t Open – How To Adjust, Fix Dropping & Sticking

Shed door won't open

This is a common problem with shed doors. They aren’t built to the same standards as exterior garages and homes. Their walls are thin and there is a degree of settling in that takes place, as well as the contracting and expansion caused by seasonal changes.  Most often it requires a degree of …

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Elevator Door Won’t Close All the Way – Here’s Why

Elevator Door Open

When the elevator doors don’t close, it can be quite scary. You’re just sitting there, waiting for the elevator to start moving up or down with the doors wide open and hoping it doesn’t. Of course, that’s what the doors are designed for, keeping people in so they don’t fall down the shaft. …

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