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Attaching aluminum threshold to garage floor?

Posted by mrpandy (My Page) on
Tue, Apr 12, 11 at 21:14

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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RE: Attaching aluminum threshold to garage floor?

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.

RE: Attaching aluminum threshold to garage floor?

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.

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