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Patio Door ID, how too identify, need insul strip


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Old 08-13-20, 05:26 AM
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Question Patio Door ID, how too identify, need insul strip

I don't know the manufacture of my door unit. It is all aluminum with a bronze finish and ea door is 4' wide (a 8' unit). It is about 25-30 years old and I had it installed back then.
I need to find/get the vinyl/rubber strip that goes on the end of the screen door and that makes a seal between the end of the screen door and the glass. I have not been able to find a picture of this strip anywhere. I can post pictures of my doors and the piece req'd if anyone things they can help identify it or the strip required,
Thanks in advance, Dave
 
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Old 08-13-20, 05:40 AM
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Brand is not really important. Those types of pile weatherstrip or bulb weatherstrip usually slide into a t-slot and are measured by the width of the t-slot x the thickness of the pile or bulb. They are generic parts that you can find anywhere online or at most glass shops. So if you can remove your screen, then remove the old one and measure it, that will be a starting point. Or you must measure the t-slot on the door to determine what size will fit inside it.

just Google bulb weatherstrip t-slot and shop around.
 
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Old 08-13-20, 05:47 AM
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You might also go on line at SWISCO.COM
Chances are they have it.
 
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Question pictures of strip req'd

Thanks for both your answers. I did Google and also went on swisco.com, no luck yet. Send swisco a message and pictures of what I have to see if they can identify and supply. I can't find a picture of what I have anywhere.
Attached are some pictures.

Top of T-Slot

End of strip 7/8" X " T

Face of strip 1-5/16" wide

Back of strip, probably vinyl, could be rubber.
 
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Old 08-16-20, 03:19 PM
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Yep, that's a weird one. With those ancient aluminum doors there is probably a snow balls chance that you will find that particular part. Your best bet is probably to just put the old one back on since it is better than nothing.

You might take your photos and your piece around to local glass shops to see if they can help you out. But I'm guessing not. Good luck with that.
 
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If you cannot find it then Google "sliding door bug seal"
You may be able to find a self stick or one you can modify to make it work.
 
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Old 08-17-20, 04:58 AM
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Snap the old one in the groove, cut off the flap and then this might work. https://www.homedepot.com/p/Frost-Ki...84CL/301403973
 
 

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