Canít find Weatherstripping replacement


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Old 11-14-21, 09:37 PM
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Canít find Weatherstripping replacement

Itís about 2Ē by 32Ē and appears to be glued or screwed into threshold to door leading to garage.

Any ideas?
 
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Old 11-15-21, 01:28 AM
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That looks like someone's Frankenstein solution. They have glued/screwed a door bottom weatherstrip (which is supposed to be on the door itself) to your threshold.

https://www.menards.com/main/hardwar...4448451897.htm
 
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Old 11-15-21, 06:26 AM
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You have RIDICULOUS google skills. And, that MUST be it. Thank you.
 
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Old 11-15-21, 06:37 AM
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LOL... No, I just work on a lot of doors and know what I'm seeing on your photo.

If you take the door off it's hinges, you can maybe see what sort of weatherstripping really ought to be there on the bottom of the door. You shouldn't replace what is there with the same thing. That's not correct to step on the weatherstrip like that.
 
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Old 11-15-21, 06:49 AM
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Wouldn't any weather strip that matches the same dimensions work?
 
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Old 11-15-21, 06:55 AM
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Depends how you want to fix it. Like I said, the way it is now is incorrect. That weatherstrip is supposed to be on the door, not on the threshold, so you really aren't supposed to be stepping on it. It's supposed to be on the door and there are quite a few types of different door bottoms. Some screw or get glued and stapled onto the bottom of the door, others have a double kerf, others slide in.

Judging by the jacked up way they did that, either the door has been changed and is too short, or they just didn't know what they were doing, or they couldn't find the right style for the door.

At any rate, I'd need to see the bottom of the door to know what to suggest.
 
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Old 11-16-21, 06:21 AM
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Given the previous owners, anything is possible. I am also quite curious to see what's under that weatherstrip. Did they just cover it up? I almost don't want to deal with it but I'll snap some pics of the underneath. Thanks.
 
 

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