Guide to Installing a Storm Door at The Home Depot

Step 1: Install the drip cap first according to the directions

Step 1

Installation varies slightly from one manufacturer to another.

Some brands require installing the drip cap (the top part of the storm door frame) first; others install the cap later. Install the drip cap now if the directions that came with your door say to. If not, follow the manufacturer’s directions.

Step 2

Find the frame piece, called a z-channel because it remotely resembles a "Z, " that's marked for the hinges.

Most doors are made so you can hang them with the hinges on either the left or right, using the same channel. Put the channel against the opening on the hinge side, and mark the top with tape.

Step 3

Subtract 1/8 inch from the distance between the doorsill and the top of the opening.

Draw a cutoff line this distance from the top of the Z-channel. If the sill slants, follow the manufacturer’s directions. Cut along the line with a hacksaw.

Step 2: Find the frame piece and mark the top Step 3: Draw a line and use a hacksaw to cut Step 4: Position the channel against the hinge side of the door Step 5: Set the door in the doorway with the z-channel tight against the top


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New poster. Would that $100 to $150 storm door

Tearing out and installing new trim?
At long last, the carpenter is coming tomorrow to install two storm doors. He has estimated $420 for the two installations, but, of course, is saying that if he finds rot, it's another story.
The $420 is more than you quoted, but still in line...unless he finds the rot, yes? Thank you.
(He had originally said he would charge $30 an hour, but that involved installing 1 exterior door as well).

I had posted in November about storm door

In every instance, whether it be installing a door, or having a medical procedure, we must know know almost as much, if not more, than the people doing the work. Otherwise, anything can happen. This is insane.
Do we often know more? To the extent that we might use more practical sense - absolutely.
The storm doors that were installed here have continued to be less effective than the old original doors. They are not properly in their frames. One door freezes shut so that it cannot be opened.
The carpenter who did the job acts as if he is a fucking god

Doggy Doors

Small dogs will use large-sized doggy doors. Suprisingly large dogs will use medium-sized doggy doors. So just get one size. I have an 8 pound dog that uses a large door.
Doors cost from $40-80. Limited selection at Home Depot, the big pet stores. Search online for dog doors (best selection is catalog). The nicest-quietest-most expensive is a door that opens like french doors, in the middle, that is rigid plexi-glass type--this is also easiest for the old or stiff dog to operatie (available in catalog). You can get carpenters-handypersons to install doggy doors, or probably Home Depot

Vooralsnog alleen lichte schade door storm  —
Vooralsnog alleen lichte schade door storm. De storm die zaterdag over het land trekt heeft vooralsnog geen grote schade veroorzaakt. Brandweerwoordvoerders van verschillende korpsen hebben nog geen meldingen van grote incidenten binnengekregen.

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  • Avatar Jan Schutsky I would like to know why the hardware on my gorgeous Pella storm door is looking so lousy.?
    Aug 19, 2010 by Jan Schutsky | Posted in Maintenance & Repairs

    I sprayed them several times with a clear lacquer and they still look awful. I wrote to the company to see if I could do something different but never heard from them. I love my door but cannot tolerate how lousy that shiny fake brass looks. is there an answer for me?

    • Writing to them, though it may get you an answer, is going to take forever and a day. They ARE going to be your best recourse, but call them instead of writing to them. You may have to wait on hold for awhile, but it is …. I've dealt with them before with very good results. The number is toll free 1-866-809-9460. In fact, I think I'll call them myself too. I need a new bottom seal for my slider. {wink} Thanks for reminding me.