Originally Posted by Daniel Holzman
There are several varieties of wood filler or epoxy you can use. In all cases, it is necessary to remove rotten wood to get back to reasonably good condition wood. If it is impossible to find decent wood, you can try using wood hardener (a liquid designed to harden rotten wood) as a temporary fix for the rotten wood.
Personally I have had pretty good luck with Minwax two part epoxy filler. A little pricey, but it is easy to work with. It sounds like you understand that filling the door is a temporary fix, but it might hold you for a year or two.
Thanks for your quick response.
I have always had good luck with Minwax. When you're fixing a serious problem, the expense is secondary. I also saw Gorilla is making an epoxy for wood, too. That's the one I bought but haven't used it yet so I may return it.
I went to Lowe's and got an estimate for replacement doors. The SLD would cost about $2500 plus $500-700 or so for installation. (There's 2 double SGD side by side). Needless to say, I won't be using this home inspector again.
Warm Regards from Fredericksburg, VA