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Thefopps 11-26-2011 04:15 PM

replacing sliding glass door
do we need a sill plate under the door? Can the slider sit flush to floor opening?

Tom Struble 11-26-2011 04:40 PM

usually they sit on the subfloor

Just Bill 11-28-2011 06:34 AM

Modern doors have a high threshold, 1+" to accommodate carpet. Can you set the door flush with the floor, yes, but it may be a lot of work. Setting the door on the subfloor as suggested, gets it 3/4" down with hardwood floors.

AirdrieHandyman 11-28-2011 07:05 AM

Why are you trying to get rid of the threshold?
Thresholds give definition between rooms and help with bridging the transition between flooring

Blondesense 11-28-2011 11:52 AM

I'm blonde and a little confused at this moment.
Are we talking interior or exterior door?

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