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Old 11-27-2017, 12:35 PM   #1
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I've had a gap on bottom of my garage door for a while. Both extension springs have been replaced and I've tried tightening and loosening side with gap with no luck. I believe door is bent a bit.

Any suggestions that don't involve a replacement door lol?
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Old 11-27-2017, 12:40 PM   #2
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Just looking at the photo, it looks like the concrete drops off there. You could build the concrete up or install a filler to the bottom of the door to fit the gap then install a piece of the gasket to that. Just thinking out loud here.
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This would help.
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This would help.
That's a rubber seal meant for a wooden door. For the steel doors they do make a larger bulb style seal. It would probably close up that gap in the pic. Have to go to a garage door supplier to get it. Need to bring a small piece of the existing seal to make sure the tongues match that slide in the grooves on the track in the bottom of the door. Looks like bad concrete in the pic.
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Old 11-27-2017, 10:07 PM   #5
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Pic is not good enough and you dont tell us what the problem is.
To me also, it looks like the concrete sloops out and is not level there.
Depending if that is true will depend on the fix.

A new seal from a garage door supplier will not help. Since it looks like you already have one. You are not going to find one that is larger just on one end. Much less that it is larger in just the right spot.

So just based on what you gave. You need to add to the floor or the door.
If door you will need to cut a piece of heavy foam and screw it to the bottom on the door.
Will have to measure and make it just the right size. I would start with something like these for the material to cut.
https://www.amazon.com/Bumper-Reflec...ar+door+bumper

If concrete off off then pour concrete patch were you need it. It not you could cut a large shim out of composite decking then attach this filler to the concrete floor. But I would not go this way if it turns into a tripping hazard.
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