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How to glue laminate door threshold onto the tiles below

The image below shows the laminated wood flooring and the door threshold of a room, and the red tiled floor of a bathroom. Unfortunately, the door threshold has detached, revealing the white floor ...
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What kind of threshold for storm door adjacent to exterior door & slatted porch

I'm a widow & have a problem with water pouring off bottom of storm door onto house. It's adjacent to exterior door which has a threshold but doesn't go under both doors. There was one under storm ...
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How can I support a flexing exterior threshold?

I've installed a new patio door which has wider threshold and now it bends a little when I step on it since it has no support underneath. Any ideas hot to cover that area and add support so it looks ...
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Damaged adjustable threshold

The rubber seal? on the outside of threshold got damaged when our dog got locked in the garage. Is there a way to replace the seal w/o replacing the entire threshold?
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Fire door from indoors (the house) to garage does not fit the jamb properly. Sometimes it's very difficult to close the door as it hits the threshold

This old fire door and frame does not fit properly. The metal door sometimes hits the threshold at the bottom and will not close. I have to put shims under the threshold outside to lower the inside of ...
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How to fix gap between floor and doorsill?

(Disclaimer: I'm a DIY noob, sorry if this is a dumb question). I have a rather large gap (~0.5 inches) between the floor and my front door's sill. It's really cold and apart from being an eyesore, I ...
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What kind of sill cap/threshold is this?

I'm fighting some air infiltration from under my exterior doors. I've noticed that this sill cap / threshold is unlike any I can find in stores, as it has an indented channel in the middle. Is ...
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How to cover up exposed underfloor after removing interior closet walls?

Happy New Year, All! I'm close (I think) to wrapping up an attempt at a built-in closet, but am having trouble figuring out a way to cover up two floor positions that were exposed when I removed part ...
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How to replace the threshold in a center-hinged exterior porch door?

I have a center-hinged porch door leading out onto my deck. Viewed from the inside, the right panel of the porch door swings inward, and the left panel is fixed. The wood below the aluminum threshold ...
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How can I fix an uneven door threshold?

Is there any way to fix my door threshold? The builder quality is very low and they have ruined this house. I own it so I have to get it fixed because this looks so ugly. My project manager said they ...
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Can I remove this door sill?

I have Amtico flooring booked in to replace the existing vinyl and I’m wondering if this sill can be removed to create more space or is it part of the structure/ support for the patio doors? Sorry for ...
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Levelling my old bathroom subfloor for tile. Threshold height Issue

So I have a 1945 house with a bathroom that has a sloping floor. It is out of level 7/8". I have taken the floor down to the original plank subfloor which is 3/4" thick and perpendicular to ...
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Is this gap under my patio sidelights okay?

As part of a larger remodel, my contractor installed new sidelights by our kitchen patio doors. But the outdoor side of the threshold on which the sidelights sit seems to be cracked and not filled. Is ...
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How to neatly cover gaps in threshold plate between 2 rooms

We have an internal kitchen connected to our hallway with a plate joining the 2: I’d like to tidy up where the plate meets the floor. This was previously a narrow strip of wood, but it was falling ...
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Can I, without damaging the carpet, align this threshold properly by prying it from the floor and reapplying it?

The contractor who put in the carpet in this room did not align the threshold properly with the door frame. I recently had a French door put in, and now this misalignment is more noticeable. What is ...
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Advice on removing and replacing a door threshold

I'm looking for some advice on removing a door threshold between a hallway and bedroom. The hallway has carpeting that's staying (for a few more years at least) while the bedroom is getting floating ...
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Side garage door leak - voids in mortar - threshold problem?

I had an awful experience in having my home built a few years ago. I already had a window leak that ruined my floors in the living room after finding a cracked window seal that was “repaired” with ...
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Threshold for floating floor on 2x4s [closed]

I am renovating my garage to add a bedroom. The flooring is laminate wood / LVT, on top of 1/2" subfloor, on top of 2x4s - for the purpose of keeping the floor off the concrete. The contractor is ...
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Why was my flooring not run through the door opening?

The flooring installed was cut not extending through the doorway (Modern LVP tongue and groove flooring). Why it was not extended through? My best guess is because of the height difference in both ...
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Garage Service Door Threshold / sill advice

I have a garage service door that leads out to a concrete slab that is higher than the garage floor. Needless to say, any rain and the garage floods. I am looking to replace the door and solve for the ...
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Shower with glass, NEC 2020; the 3' measurement is from the opening and not the glass wall right?

406.9(C) Bathtub and Shower Space. Receptacles shall not be installed within a zone measured 900 mm (3 ft) horizontally and 2.5 m (8 ft) vertically from the top of the bathtub rim or shower stall ...
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How to remove door threshold without damaging floor on either side

I need to remove the existing threshold between my bathroom and bed room door and replace it with a new threshold that will transition from low carpet bedroom side to the higher tiled bathroom side. I ...
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Gluing down an oak threshold

I made a custom solid oak threshold between the living room and kitchen. The kitchen has tile (on cement board), and I installed engineered hardwood in the living room. I pulled off a couple of the ...
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How to remove screws in threshold that have an attached washer on the under side?

I am trying to replace the stripped screws that hold my adjustable door saddle in place. They have a attached washer on the bottom of the saddle that doesn’t allow me to remove the screw. Any ...
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What is this metal piece on top of my threshold called?

What is this metal piece on top of my threshold called? I'm asking because I am looking to purchase the same one for another exterior door in my house.
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Rule of thumb or guidelines for custom flooring transition strip width?

I have installed 3/8" floating laminate in the living room, and in the kitchen we have tile. The laminate is 9/16" lower than the kitchen tile. I'm going to make a threshold similar to this: ...
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How to remove door threshold

I have solid wood door thresholds that I would like to remove without damaging if possible. However, due to the way they've been fitted I can't see a way to remove them without cutting them. They ...
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Flashing from recessed exterior door on concrete?

Old house, with poorly installed exterior door on top of renovated old garage which leads to deck. I'm installing a waterproofing system, and I could probably flash in almost every place but not sure ...
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What to do with threshold for door that used to be exterior but is now interior?

We converted the garage into a laundry room and 4th bedroom and are not quite sure what to do about the transition/step down/threshold from what used to be an exterior doorway. Any ideas or input is ...
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Z bar (vinyl to carpet) gap between vinyl and bar

I have to fit z bar between click vinyl and carpet. There is a 3mm gap between the zbar and the vinyl. I have tried trying to bend the zbar down but it won’t budge. Any ideas?
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Attaching bathroom door threshold

I just moved into an apartment where the bathroom was recently renovated. However, the threshold was quite loose. When I inspected it, it appeared that that threshold had just never been attached and ...
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How to repair loose nails in a carpet threshold?

Apparently the carpet in my house has been replaced a few too many times. Most of the nails are loose so the threshold is basically being held in place by hopes and wishes. I was hoping to improve the ...
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What should I use for an interior door threshold if the clearance is only 1/2”?

I just had hardwood floors installed in my office and I need to install a threshold to cover where the hallway carpet and hardwood join. The challenge is, the clearance is only 1/2” under the door (a ...
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How can I repair this rotten entry threshold? [closed]

My entry door threshold is sunk into the concrete from the driveway and leaking. How can I repair this sunken threshold? OR, what kind of contractor should I get to repair it for me?
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Exterior metal threshold to transition from concrete to tiled entryway?

Is it possible to transition from the sidewalk concrete to my tiled entryway by using an aluminum exterior grade threshold? I am thinking of something along the lines of this: https://www.homedepot....
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Threshold for pre-hung exterior door

I’ve been in a bit of an adventure replacing the side door in my garage. Dry fitting the door and I’m not too confident in what I have going on for the threshold. The concrete was very uneven so I ...
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Adjustable door threshold bottomed out and grouted in place

Just bought house. Previous owners did some bad renovations by themselves. I noticed lots of bugs coming in. Figured out the wooden kitchen/garage adjustable door threshold was screwed down all the ...
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What kind of threshold can I use on concrete?

I just laid some vinyl planking throughout most of my house and there are a few places where I don't know what kind of threshold to use. Here I have a rock floor meeting the vinyl planking underneath ...
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