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Old 04-26-2014, 05:19 PM   #1
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had a new door installed by a friend of a family member last summer.... i tore up my floor for a kitchen reno... and saw that sub floor was wet... ive been tryin to find where its leakin from... i have been caulking it like mad just to try and solve it...but nothing i do stops its..... i have a lot of caulk in there now i know it doesnt look great but its just caulk once i stop the leak ill fix it up nicer... i just dont know what else to do... ill post a few pictures in a minute

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Old 04-26-2014, 05:28 PM   #3
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could it be there the sills connect ? or would that be unlikely
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Old 04-26-2014, 05:39 PM   #4
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I would check around molding above door jamb. Just a hunch.
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Old 04-26-2014, 05:42 PM   #5
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you mean right at the top where the drip edge is?.... i only threw water at the door

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I could also be the joint where the siding meets the moulding.
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ya its not caulked there im gonna get some... but i didnt put any water there ...
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Maybe it's getting under the door, between the bottom of the door and the threshold.
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i thought that as well but its all dry there i use a paper towel and its dry
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Was the saddle/threshold wet? I am thinking maybe you need a drip edge on bottom of door.
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so u mean the brown thing with the screw caps on it?
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so u mean the brown thing with the screw caps on it?
yes..
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i tiny bit about half an inch maybe less, not all the way inside

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The more I look at it the bottom pic is a different door then the two above it
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no same door

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