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I have a storm door (either metal or aluminum, most likely aluminum) that is about 2 inches too short on the bottom and it is allowing all the cold air into my side porch. I am wondering what can I put on the bottom that will block (as much as possible) the cold air.

I will eventually buy and install a new door, but for now I am looking for a temporary solution to get me through the winter.

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If the door is 2" short you'll probably need a piece of compatible metal to back the sweep . A steel door (Rusco) would be easy & cheap . Assuming you can't scrounge up anything , your local steel & iron retailer will sell you a piece (1/8 x 3" flat ?) for $5-6 . Aluminum would be more . You'd have to drill holes .
 

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I referred to it as a sweep, which it is, but, as Joe said, it's the a U shaped piece that comprises the bottom of the door. Caused me to think though that if you open the door you might find the manufacturer and model number along the edge, and, if so, it might be as quick and easy to contact them and have them ship it to you. You'll need to drill a couple of holes to attach it, but pretty quick fix. It will probably have slotted holes so that all you need to do is get it close then run it up or down for a good fit.
 

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Hey guys sorry for the delay in response. I attached a pic of the bottom of the door. It does look like it is missing the U Piece that you mentioned. let me know.

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