Garage Door Bottom Seal - Always Flat

Old 04-21-19, 06:57 PM
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Garage Door Bottom Seal - Always Flat

Every couple years I put new seal on the door and it always folds forward and flattens out, then it does not seal right. It does not expand out evenly like I see in pictures.

Anyone solve for this.
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Old 04-22-19, 02:45 AM
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stuff the ends with bubble wrap. it has folded forward because it is dragging on the door jams as it closes
Old 04-22-19, 04:15 AM
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Its folding, and taking shape, due to compression against the floor.

I guess I always thought that was what it was supposed to do, I cant see day light leaking under my door so it must be sealing!
Old 04-22-19, 04:44 AM
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It seems your door seal is doing what it should. If you're not happy with it's appearance I would try a different brand or style and see if you like it better.

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