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Old 01-10-2012, 11:01 AM  
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Default Front door threshold raise?

There is a 1/2" gap between the bottom of the door and the threshold, was thinking about putting 1/2" block of maple or something under the threshold to raise it up.


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Old 01-11-2012, 04:48 PM  
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A pic would help...I'm always wary of messing around with door thresholds without seeing all the issues.

Exterior door?


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Old 01-11-2012, 05:01 PM  
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Some thresholds are height adjustable.
Look for two large screw heads that raise/lower/level the thresholds when turned.
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Is the rubber seal missing in the threshold?
With a picture we can figure it out.
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Old 01-22-2012, 09:54 AM  
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Hi folks,
Perhaps a door shoe or sweep is missing on the bottom of the door.
That would take up about 1/2".
All good questions an comments here...Where is Garlandkr?!

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