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krombie19 07-14-2011 10:19 AM

Entryway Door
The metal plate(don't know actual name) above my entryway door is rusted. There is also a gap between it and the mortar. Other than letting in water does the rust and gap pose any other problem?

Just Bill 07-15-2011 06:10 AM

The gap can be easily caulked. Use a slilconized latex or a urethane caulk. The steel support can be scraped, primed with a rust reducing primer and painted.

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