New Front Door...threshold not caulked?

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Old 11-14-19, 07:46 PM
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New Front Door...threshold not caulked?

I just had a new exterior door installed, by a "reputable" contractor. I don't think I should be able to put a piece of paper under the threshold. Would my assumption that they didn't set it in a bed of caulking be correct?
 

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Old 11-14-19, 09:24 PM
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Depends what you mean by threshold.

The door sill (which includes the adjustable threshold piece immediately under the door) always should be set in a bead of caulk. If you are saying you can slide paper under the entire door sill from the inside... and it comes out under the sill nose on the outside... then no, that's not a very good install.
 
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Thank you, for your input and reaffirming my thought.
 
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