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 02-10-2008, 18:53 Post: 151221
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Have a problem -snowdrifts in under my 10ft slider door at times creating a wonderful mess So Sad . I'm faced sometimes with a 2-3 foot wide 4 inch deep pile to shovel out. granted i know its 'the barn' and 'dirt/messes happen' there,just don't need any extra to clean up. I've got about a 1/4 inch gap at the bottom of slider and edge of floor. Any ideas of what might possbily can be use to block and still allow ease of movement of door? also any ideas on weathersealing the other edges of the slider.






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 02-11-2008, 08:23 Post: 151229
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Big hardware stores sell "garage-door weatherstrip," typically a roll of vinyl about 4" high, that you can attach to both sides. What with rubbing and mice, won't last forever, but it's pretty cost effective.






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 02-11-2008, 08:24 Post: 151230
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Woodie; if you have got the gap down to a quarter inch, then you have it about as good as it's going to get. Sliding doors aren't known for being absolute weather tight, they have to have a certain amount of cleareance fo function. There may be some way of attaching some sort of weatherstrip around it, I've never seen it done, but might be worth a try. Maybe something as simple as throwing an old piece of carpet along the crack will do it, don'r know. Frank.






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 02-11-2008, 09:43 Post: 151236
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I used to have the same problem with my aircraft hangar doors, a strip of heavy rubber nailed to the backside of the door bottom, then passing under the door and outside solved the problem.

Best of luck.






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 02-11-2008, 12:09 Post: 151241
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Woodie,

I've seen many button operated weather seals for smaller doors.

When the doors close, they make contact with a button that pushes the weather seal down. When the doors begin to open, the pressure on the button is released, and the weather seal pops back up.

It's a simple system. I don't believe it would be very difficult to make one to fit your doors.

It's made of metal arms that push down when a cam strikes the arms. The cam is attached to a movable rod. The rod protrudes just beyond the door opening. The exposed rod end forms the button. When the doors close, the button is depressed, which in turn pushes the rod in, away from the door opening. This rod moves over about an inch, which pushes a series of cams over against the lever arms, which forces them down.

At the opposite end of the rod, there's a fairly heavy compression spring, which is compressed when the doors close. When the doors open, this spring forces the rod back, lifting the weather seal up and away from the floor.

With a system like this, your weather seal never wears out, as it doesn't slide along the floor. It makes contact with the floor only for about the last inch of travel.

I'm sure you'd be able to build one easily enough.

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 02-11-2008, 15:09 Post: 151246
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If you have to access the doors from the outside this will not work but if you are opening from the inside you could hinge a board on the bottom of the door that you let flop on the floor with the door are closed. If an issue you could place a small latch to hold it up when you open the door. Or if you open from the inside of the door, there are latchs that pull the door to the building that will give you room to clear the seals when sliding but seal when you lcok the latches. Those work about like chain binder does. kt






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 02-11-2008, 21:02 Post: 151262
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Auer, Frank, Murf, Joel and KT-Hey thanks for all the suggestions. Sometimes you get a brain freze and can't think out of the box. Kept seeing the same stuff at the big box stores with the nail strips of felt, or vinyl tuby and the garage doorstrips with the angled flap. I figured you folks here on the chat board would have had "real workable solution/s" worked out already or knew of something that would fit the bill.
Once the weather warms to over 30 degrees i might go and work on the door. This 7-10 degree stuff just a wee bit too cold for mind or spirit. I can hear Joel...saying thats a warm spell ... he heSmile
Again Appreciate all the ideas-help. Woodie






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 02-12-2008, 11:50 Post: 151272
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Woodie, "7 - 10 degrees", "brain freeze"; makes sense to me. Smile

Happens to me at much higher temps. kt






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Kenny you'll be happy to know that here yesterday with the wind chill factor it was 27 degrees below. (Kenny, that means below freezing)






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EW; Now there is a reason for us old timers to kinda ride herd on you younins, so "Splain yerself", (that is Iowegan), a bit here. Freezing is +32 F, so minus 27 means it was five above, that would be like a day at the beach here. Now maybe you new math people are using Celcus or the Kelvin scale??? I know I spelled Celcus wrong, but wahada ya spect from an old guy?






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