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Replacing Garage door with sliding glass door


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Old 07-12-08, 05:15 AM
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Replacing Garage door with sliding glass door

I have removed my garage door so I can install a sliding glass door. Naturally directions a vague. I'm not sure how to install the lower end of door frame.
Any suggestions on how to secure the bottom frame to a concrete slab?
Do I need to use pressure treated lumber for the bottom of the frame?
Can I use liquid nails to secure the bottom of the frame to the concrete?

Any info will be greatly appreciated

Bill
 
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Old 07-12-08, 06:46 AM
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I'm guessing that you're planning on having a short piece of sill plate on either side of the door. Yes, it should be treated... yes you could use liquid nails... but I'd also recommend that you put a pair of tapcon cement screws in it. 1/4 x 2 3/4 would work well. You drill the hole with a hammer drill, then put the screw in.
 
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Old 07-13-08, 07:12 PM
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I am actually looking at using a pressure treated 2x4. Then I can mount the sliding glass door frame on it. The frame has a flange all around to mount flush into the structure.
 
 

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