Attaching aluminum threshold to garage floor?

mrpandyApril 12, 2011

Like the title says, I purchased some aluminum thresholds for my garage floor to help block the flow of rainwater in from in front of the door (sloped the wrong way). Should I use Tapcon screws or has someone had success with something else?

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mike_kaiser_gw

Tapcons would certainly work as would any kind of sleeve/screw combination (with the latter I'd use stainless steel screws). Might not hurt to put down a nice, thick bead of silicone behind the threshold to keep out any water.

    Bookmark   April 16, 2011 at 6:27AM
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brickeyee

It is not going to last all that long unless you take steps to keep the aluminum from direct contact with the concrete.

A strip of EPDM barely wider then the aluminum is all it takes.

    Bookmark   April 18, 2011 at 9:50AM
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