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Old 06-26-2012, 08:26 PM   #1
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Hardie Board + Trimming out doors?


I am getting ready to side my home with Hardie Planks. When I Trim the doors on my back porch (covered aluminum porch with concrete slab) do I need to hold the trim board up 2"? If so, what suggestions do you have to fill that gap?

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Post a picture so we can see just what it is your holding it up 2" from.

Is the door threshold level with the slab or stoop on the outside?

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The threshold is level/flush with the slab. The outside concrete and interior slab are level. The siding would be 2" from the slab. The threshold and PVC jams go to the slab.
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A threshold sitting level with a doors threshold is a sure way to get water under it and into the room inside.
Concider at least adding a Jamb sill under the door set in silicone.
Use vinyl brick moulding not wood.
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