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The single light French Doors on the basement patio are both sagging, resulting in a torn weatherstrip on the active door and a significant gap between the doors near the center bottom. The doors are sagging because each door weighs 64.5 lbs and is a bit too heavy for the standard grade residential door hinges. [...]
The bottom weatherstrip (or door sweep) on the kitchen door was worn out after 8+ years of daily use. I noticed the problem when wind driven rainwater leaked under the door. The weatherstrip needs to be snug against the door threshold for a good seal, and it wears out over time as it gets worked [...]