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it may be code depending on the region. i know most manufactuerers are now recommending it in the installation info
 

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I am from Austin TEXAS GC. I have seen door pans made from the sheet metal and they not quite very attractive looking before and after installation

Also I believe there is no such thing as CODE requirement to use them.

Thank you very much in advance!
 

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I am from Austin TEXAS GC. I have seen door pans made from the sheet metal and they not quite very attractive looking before and after installation

Also I believe there is no such thing as CODE requirement to use them.

Thank you very much in advance!
It doesn't have to be metal. Use flashing tape to make one. You aren't going to see it after installation anyways. Code enforced or not, doors shouldn't be installed without a pan flashing of some sort.
 

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As stated above, something should be installed...

You have to refer to manu. requirements in the install instructions, if you do not, you void the original warranty and then you are just relying on your own.:thumbsup:
 

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I've had to remove two separate sliding doors and jambs and install uncured rubber EPDM as flashing to prevent water from saturating the carpet.

The inspector may or may not require it, but I promise your customers will.

Caulk is not flashing.

The first pic shows the rotted tack strip after the track and jamb have been removed.

#2 is the heaved sill pitching toward the inside.

#3 the sill is ground to pitch properly, exposing the aggregate, and is coated with contact cement.

#4 the uncured rubber EPDM "pan" is adhered to the sill.

#5 the track is back in place.

#6 Finished.
 

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Have you heard of the new green building systems?

called: HERS

1. to pass and receive a tax credit...loss of incoming air=for 24,000 cf space...you can give up about the size of a cambell's soup can

2. the crew puts a 20" fan in one exterior door....it fits air tite because of the canvass adapter than meters via a cfm resistance tells us how much air is leaking in.

3. so do provide a solid even level base for the door threshold to rest on...put down one face sticky rubber/pad
 
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