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Old 04-16-2013, 02:57 PM   #1
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A couple of years ago I had my house resided, and the window and door trim were wrapped in aluminum coil.

One storm door was removed and not replaced. Now I'd like to install a replacement.

Is there any way I can install a replacement storm door and when the jamb is wrapped in aluminum?

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Old 04-16-2013, 05:04 PM   #2
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No way to know without at least a picture.
We have no way of knowing how it was wrapped.
Most often if it was done right you can just go right over it.

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+1. You generally install over it, but it really depends on whether they wrapped it with the possibility of installing a storm in the future or not.
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We install storm doors; over doors that have been wrapped - all the
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Hopefully, you won't have a problem!
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Old 04-19-2013, 12:57 AM   #5
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Will post photos once the rain lets up.

Now that I look at it again, there is a spot where the aluminum stops, then the wood is exposed. Photos are essential.
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