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Old 10-17-2010, 04:39 PM   #1
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Garage entry door letting in water


I have a detached garage (old, 1941) and the entry door doesn't connect with the concrete, letting water in. Also, the land is sloped downward towards the door and there is a small step down in concrete right before you enter the doorway. I've attached pictures, wondering if anyone has any ideas for attempting to keep the water out. Any help would be greatly appreciated
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Old 10-18-2010, 06:21 AM   #2
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Trim the bottom of the door and install a threshold set from big box. Caulk the bottom to the cement and secure with tapcon screws. Be sure you seal the trimmed part of the door bottom.

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Old 10-18-2010, 06:59 AM   #3
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A good idea from Bill for sure, but you also need to stand back and try to imagine how water flows in that area and gets into the door. Correcting the drainage is an important step in this also.
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