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DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 06-13-2011, 11:16 PM
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Posted By parkerea
Are you kidding? Small price to pay for the Qlon...

Are you kidding? Small price to pay for the Qlon weatherstrip info! Now, if you want to know how to read a vernier caliper, a skill that is as current as using a slide rule or an abacus, and since...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 06-13-2011, 07:43 AM
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Posted By parkerea
That is great news about different thickness of...

That is great news about different thickness of weatherstrip. I will follow up with them.

No, it is actually 241/100". Old dial calipers are read in 2 parts and summed (see attached photo for...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 06-11-2011, 03:17 PM
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Posted By parkerea
The warranty is good for a year. On Friday I...

The warranty is good for a year. On Friday I officially accepted the door after the installer made some adjustments (moved the strike plate to tighten the door against the weather stripping), so as...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 06-09-2011, 06:28 PM
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Posted By parkerea
Quite the opposite. The latch side stile barely...

Quite the opposite. The latch side stile barely compresses the weather stripping, and since it is bowed inwards, the top and bottom don't contact the weather stripping, so it takes a neglible force...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 06-08-2011, 06:49 PM
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Posted By parkerea
I realize nothing is perfectly flat. The bow is...

I realize nothing is perfectly flat. The bow is about 3/16 -- almost a quarter inch -- maybe a tad more. I was hoping someone with door installation experience might have some thougths.


Thanks...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 06-08-2011, 08:24 AM
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Posted By parkerea
How much door warp is acceptable? What can be done?

I just had a solid oak entry door installed. It is noticably warped, bowed so the latch side stile pulls away from the jamb stop and weather stripping at the top and bottom. It is a beautiful,...
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