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Storm door is too tall for opening

I just purchased a Larson storm door from Lowes on clearance. The width of the door is perfect, but the height of the storm door is 80 inches, but my opening is only 79.25. I'm thinking about taking ...
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Is there such a thing as lightweight window glass?

I have a cool wood screen door which my wife wants to turn into a storm door. I think its suitability is marginal. As in, it would probably work but I'd prefer a little more structure. I'll consider ...
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Storm door panel replacement?

Basically someone kicked the bottom of my storm door, denting the panel there. It looks like I should just be able to replace it but I can't find a new panel anywhere. Not sure if there's a special ...
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My front door frame doesn't appear to support installing a storm door; is there anything I can do?

I bought a storm door to for the front of my house, and realized too late that there's no inset in the front door frame to install one. My options at this point appear to be to A) Forget it and ...
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Screen Door Pneumatic Tube stopper: What are they called and why is mine not working?

We prefer to keep our screen doors (or "storm doors" as I guess they are also known by) open all the time. We only really want them shut when we keep the main door open for a breeze or to let our cats ...
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How do I prevent my screen door from opening too far?

Just bought a new house and I've noticed that when the front screen door opens too wide it knocks into a light fixture hung on the other side of the door. the fixture has started to loosen so ...
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Are the door closers absolutely needed for storm door?

My storm door closer cracked my door jamb and the storm door still opens fine. And I wonder whether I need replace my door closer? If I don't , is there any bad effect?
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How do I replace a storm door when I have a cracked door jamb?

So my storm door is in rough shape, and needs to be replaced. It is a Larson storm with two closers (one at the top and one at the bottom). The replacement door I have picked out is a Pella Select ...