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Old 12-23-2017, 08:09 PM   #21
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That guy have problem. I guess he is in northern mn and there will be cold next week. Mn cold not Ca cold.
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after looking at Marvins installation instructions, theres 2 things that can be a problem. Both are related. They recommend using a construction adhesive under the sill and they showed the adhesive put on in a swiggle formation.
Both of those are a bad idea. What should be used is a sealant under it instead of adhesive because the sealant will flex.
The problem with swiggle lines with the sealant is that you very well can have pockets that the sealant isnt making contact with the bottom of the threshold, thus areas that the water/air can infiltrate.

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