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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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 ...