door threshold large Victorian door help

30 Nov 2007
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United Kingdom
It's August 2010 and before winter kicks in I need to secure and draft proof my front door.

I have an old Victorian house (1870) with a large front door and Victorian tiles in the hallway.

The door has become severely warped and I have already taken measures to install new door stop frames that have been planed and carved to suit the contortions of the uneven door.

This is great permanent solution because I don't have to rely on temprorary draught exluders each winter.

But I now need advise on how best to install a threshold.
My situation is unique as I need a peculiar shape that will sit flush against the outside patio tiles and ensure the gap between the bottom door and floor is sealed to avoid draught.

Please see photos below.

the length and width of the threshold is 42" x 6"
the depth I need to cover is 1.5"
the gap between the floor and door is 1"

So should I be looking for a custom solution that consists of shaping a piece of oak?

or consider a standard fitting like they have here

in which case:

1. would i need a single or double profile
2. how would it sit against the outside porch tiles to protect from water

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