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Old 09-13-2012, 09:20 AM   #1
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Hello,

Installed a new door on the side entry to my home. After ripping out the old frame I noticed the concrete ended up being pretty rough. I am looking at doing a repair job and just wondering what my best options are.

I have a sill extension I am going to add on the the existing sill that will sit out an other 2"

I was thinking of patching it in or filling it all in the with a concrete silicone that will in the end be covered by the new sill extension anyways, but making it water proof.

Any tips on how to get a nice new straight edge if I do repair with a new layer of concrete?

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Back up and take another picture so we can see the big picture.
I'm not liking the look of all that area for water to hit and work it's way under the threshold.

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That concrete should have been repaired before you installed the new door, and it would have been an easy job,now you have to make a half a--ed patch that more than likely won't hold.
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I'm going to seal it and add the sill extender. If that is sealed up would that not be good enough to prevent any water from getting in? I can take a bigger pic tonight. Thanks

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Back up and take another picture so we can see the big picture.
I'm not liking the look of all that area for water to hit and work it's way under the threshold.
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what strategy would you suggest for a patch?

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That concrete should have been repaired before you installed the new door, and it would have been an easy job,now you have to make a half a--ed patch that more than likely won't hold.
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I'm going to seal it and add the sill extender. If that is sealed up would that not be good enough to prevent any water from getting in? I can take a bigger pic tonight. Thanks


Good luck!!

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