Replace Garage door with French doors


Postby dmiller3 » Fri Jun 13, 2008 2:45 am

I wish to replace my single garage door with upvc French doors, my house is of timber kit construction with brick outer leaf. I have a set of French doors I got for free and want to use these. The problem is the doors are 400mm short on width, but the height is O.K. I was going to fill the gap with a frame made of 75 x 50 mm timber, 200mm either side, and bring internal walls to meet door frame,and covering the exterior with upvc sheet would this be the best soloution? Gap is too small for double glazed sidelights.
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Postby stevenc1603 » Mon Jun 16, 2008 11:25 am

I can't see any reason not to use timber to bring the size of the gap down. Just remember to make sure its sealed properly and make sure the wood can't get damp.
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Postby Joiner_Mike » Wed Jun 18, 2008 10:27 pm

That sounds good to me mate. As perviously reply states as long as its sealed in, you won't have any problems.
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