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  1. Windows and Doors
    Thanks to the help from this forum, I successfully installed new pile weather stripping on almost all of my windows. Now I have a new issue. I have two side-by-side single-hung old aluminum windows in each of three upstairs bedrooms (6 windows total). I have 2 track old aluminum storm windows on...
  2. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    When it rains, the rain comes in through underneath my garage door. Time to fix that! :-) I cut off the bottom of the garage door. I installed the weatherstripping. I cut the rubber threshold to size. In theory, it's all good, but... The sidewalk cement outside the garage is higher than...
  3. Windows and Doors
    Hi, I have an external fabricated door unit that has one door that open inwards and the other is fixed closed. A picture is included below. As you'll see in the picture from the inside, there is a gap at the bottom of the door that lets external air inside. I replaced the weatherstripping...
  4. Windows and Doors
    I have an almost 40 year old steel front door. I have looked and can find no indication of who the manufacturer was. The original weatherstripping was a white, very large compression type that looked like the gasket around a refridgerator door. It fit into a slot in the door jam. It got pretty...
  5. Windows and Doors
    I have "old" (1988) Marvin wood casement windows. The windows themselves are in good shape, but -- on most of them -- the weatherstripping on all 4 sides of the sash is crumbling and needs to be replaced. The original weatherstripping is anchored in a groove (kerf?), and is "easy" to remove...
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