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Old 12-29-2012, 08:06 PM   #31
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How to get double front doors to close tight


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Old 12-30-2012, 12:09 PM   #32
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How to get double front doors to close tight


The frame is racked. If you put a level on the frame, and not a 2' but minimum of 4' but more is better. Put it on one side of the frame. Then the other side. They will be going opposite ways. Double door units are nearly impossible to have air tite, but that is definitely jacked up. DO NOT move the hinges in to the frame. You very well may open up a hornets nest. Have the builder get the door installed properly, not adding extra weatherstrip. BTW, that piece of weatherstrip that is at the head on your astragal, that is a Q-Lon corner pad. It does not belong there. It belongs at the bottom only.

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