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Wooden Front Door Weatherseal

Discussion in 'Windows and Doors' started by mrkjd, 14 Oct 2021.

  1. mrkjd

    mrkjd

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    I have a wood front door that is prone to swelling and water ingress along the bottom. Unlike the (iroko) frame sides and top there is no weatherstrip in the sill (or slot for one) and it appears water is just running off the door to the bottom and being pushed in. An aluminium rain deflector isn't helping as it is shorter than the door width so it doesn't foul the jambs on opening/closing which allows rain to still enter at these end gaps.

    I am considering fitting a 15mm deep iroko strip along the outer sill/threshold (I have some iroko scraps I found) with a stuck on weatherstrip to seal it when the door closes. Then raise and replace the rain deflector with one with rubber edges (so it also seals against the door jambs) above this strip.

    I've seen various weatherseals etc online but can anyone recommend heavy duty / effective products that would suit my scenario or have any alternative ideas on how to solve this issue.
     
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    (Bump) can anybody help me with these questions in the OP?
     
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    Pics? Is it in exposed position?
     
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