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PVC Door very draughty and cold

Discussion in 'Windows and Doors' started by costley, 10 Nov 2019.

  1. costley


    8 May 2019
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    United Kingdom

    Working on an old bungalow renovation - Kitchen is very very cold, have noticed that a pvc door that was previously installed is very draughty and cold... rest of house is warm but this particular corner of the kitchen is barely getting heat despite being 2 foot from a rad. Door install is clearly not the best - how can I rectify this. At the minute i'm not worried about the step finish etc, just to lock out the cold and air. Also, unsure if proper DPC has been fitted to this and another PVC double french door - could any action be taken without taking out the doors themselves... pictures attached.

    Can I use expanding foam and/or sealant to seal air from outside?

    Immediatly surround the pvc door, floor and frame temperatures are very low - floor barely reaching 8/9 degrees.

    Centre of kitchen floors reading 14*C - where as room next to kitchen 17*C on floor, room next again 18*C



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