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driz
How Best To Fix These French Doors
driz

I guess the old board I was on died of boredom so here I am. I have these 20 year old French Doors that the aluminum cladding is beginning to corrode through in a couple places in the bottom. I was wondering what is the best way to. repair this corrosion? I am quite well versed in auto body repair but this type of thing makes me wonder if there is a better way . I could probably fold a new bottom strip but getting that tiny top piece to fold over and down is looking pretty hairy. My main concern of course is keeping the water from running down in back of it and rotting the wood behind . What are your suggestions.:confused:
I see my pictures won't post to this site so lets just say it has a row of corrosion bulges with a few holes across the lowest vertical portion of the door facing.

A. Spruce
Re: How Best To Fix These French Doors
A. Spruce

I'd say it's time to replace the door.

Jack
Re: How Best To Fix These French Doors
Jack

You might consider installing a kick plate and get a few more years out of it.

Jack

Mastercarpentry
Re: How Best To Fix These French Doors
Mastercarpentry

As above. You'll never get a satisfactory repair short of re-cladding the door as a whole so put a kickplate on then shop for new doors.

Phil

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