New storm door does not meet threshold

jaxoJune 21, 2013

What are solutions to fill this very large gap so there is an air tight seal when the glass door us shut?
It does not appear that the door frame would allow the door to be installed close enough for a tight fit.

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zagut

Could you notch the bottom of the storm door frame so it can move in closer to the threshold?

Hard to say without more detail.

    Bookmark   June 22, 2013 at 10:20AM
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jaxo

I had posted a picture before.
Not sure why it isn't showing anymore.
Here it is again.

    Bookmark   June 22, 2013 at 12:27PM
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homebound

You can have the threshold replaced with a deeper one. (Use a door installer rather than any "generalist".)

    Bookmark   June 22, 2013 at 12:47PM
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snoonyb

Add a piece of square stock to fill the space, approx., then install a threshold extension and adjust to fit.

    Bookmark   June 22, 2013 at 5:58PM
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tim45z10

Did you investigate a foam weatherstrip that is tall enough to fill the gap?

    Bookmark   June 29, 2013 at 11:55PM
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bus_driver

Modifying the storm door is not practical. Modifying the adjoining surfaces to fit up to the door is the practical solution.

    Bookmark   June 30, 2013 at 7:15AM
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Jumpilotmdm

Try to find out who made/hung the door and ask them for a sill extender.

    Bookmark   July 4, 2013 at 10:08PM
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