During windy or stormy conditions, it only takes a bit of space to allow water and dirt into the garage. When your garage door rubber bottom fails, take comfort in knowing that you can call Fix Garage Doors, CA, to get same-day services.
We will send a team to your house with the required tools and replacements to get your garage door weather seal back to optimum performance.
Replacement garage door bottom rubber seal services
Same-day emergency garage door repair services are available to everyone in Toronto and the GTA upon request. Our experts will be in and out in the shortest time possible, ensuring that your replacement garage door bottom rubber seal is working optimally.
How to replace the rubber seal on the bottom of the garage door
We do not recommend doing the replacement yourself since it is easy to get some of these jobs wrong. However, if you have the experience and tools to do it, replacing your garage door bottom retainer becomes easier.
Here’s how you replace a rubber seal on the bottom of your garage door:
1. Take measurements of the door
Begin by measuring the garage door’s height, width, and thickness. These measurements will be required when purchasing a garage door stop with a built-in sealing lip and a replacement garage door bottom seal. Add V-strip weather stripping, a tube of outside caulk, and a small container of wood sealant (for wooden doors) to your list. Purchase a rubber threshold to adequately seal it.
Many garage doors include a metal track with a removable rubber seal. The seal compresses and breaks with time. Substitute it with a “cold weather” silicone-type sealant, which retains flexibility in cold temperatures and lasts longer.
2. Remove the old garage door bottom seal retainer and install the new one
If it has been crimped, you can slide out the old rubber or pry it off using a flat screwdriver. You can cut it off if necessary. Clean the bottom and cut new rubber sealant with a razor knife to fit the door. It takes some time to slide it on.
Wooden garage doors have rubber seals nailed to them and sealed with the wood sealer, necessitating some more work. Prepare the areas before you start the installation.
3. Install your threshold and a stop
Start by cleaning the concrete and letting it dry. Then, install the threshold after measuring and marking where the garage door sits when it is down. Remove your old stop and install a new one if necessary.
Why clients choose Fix Garage Doors CA for replacement of garage door bottom rubber seal
During our replacements, we always make sure to check everything else that may be off about your garage door. We can replace garage door trim if it is rotting or damaged, clean rusty tracks, grease or oil moving parts, and so much more.
Our clients choose our garage door repair service because we are easy to contact, have a reputation for professional and reliable installations, and use the best parts for all jobs, including replacing your garage door bottom retainer.