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Old 12-04-2013, 10:49 PM   #1
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Door insulation?


My French doors to my backyard are "freezing" to the touch (metal doors). Even its double pane glass feels warmer (and my main entry door, fiberglass, doesn't feel that cold either).

Does that mean I'm losing a ton of heat through them?

If so, is there anything I can do without replacing the doors?

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Old 12-04-2013, 11:24 PM   #2
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The short answer, most likely. As for insulation, you could replace the trim weatherstripping, or just use a 3m or Frost King plastic vapor barrier kit, to seal from any air transfer, until you fix it when you can.

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Old 12-05-2013, 07:27 AM   #3
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It would be good if we could see the doors. I have a similar problem in my office at work. when the section of the building I work in was remodeled they put in new windows. The thermopane glass is real nice but, the aluminum frames are horrible. Simple extruded frames with no insulation or thermal break. On a cold night, I can set a water bottle on the frame and in the morning it will be slushy to almost frozen.
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