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About 1/8" gap at the door bottom below the weather strip. The door is around 30 years old and we had shakes in Northern California. The width of the door (right side only) is around 30 inches wide. Assume we have to remove the door to replace the weather strip.

Do we need professional or handy man help to replace this weather strip?

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Open the door and post a picture of the threshold. Also a picture taken at floor level under the door while open would be great.
 
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It's not that hard to replace that strip, but that's not going to address the real issues going on there.
#1, The floor is sagging and needs to be lifted from below and shimmed to get it level.
#2, You have the worst possible type of seal, and this will always be an issue.
The sweep should have been on the bottom of the door, not where everyone's going to be stepping on it.
 

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Yes you would need to remove the door to replace the bottom weather strip. But, unless you seen the weather strip is damaged, you may not need to replace it. Many door thresholds make 30 years ago, were adjustable and easily replaced. If we had a picture of the threshold, we could tell you more about making the door weather tight.
If you are looking for the brand name of your door, look at the door hinges.
 

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We tried but unable to take any viewable picture with the door open or look at the threshold & gap. We can use our finger to touch and feel the rubber type of weather strip, but cannot see it visually, even with a mirror.
 

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Pull the hinge pins, remove the door and put it on its side edge. Then you can see what is there for weatherstripping. On some old doors with obsolete weatherstripping I have installed a wrap around weatherstrip, sometimes necessitating trimming a little from the bottom of the door.
 

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We tried but unable to take any viewable picture with the door open or look at the threshold & gap. We can use our finger to touch and feel the rubber type of weather strip, but cannot see it visually, even with a mirror.
Why don't you give us a picture of the threshold? The threshold is the lower weather stripe of the door way opening, not the door.
There is normally no adjustment of the door weather strip, put there is on the doorway opening threshold.
 

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We may want to try this sweep weather strip. Have any of you tried this? Is it useful?
Those can be a pain, if you have a rug or carpet just inside the door way.
This video gives you an idea how to adjust the threshold.
 
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