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Seal All Sides of Door to Avoid Weather Warping

June 23, 2002|MORRIS CAREY and JAMES CAREY | ASSOCIATED PRESS

This is a good time to get out your paint tools and work on the exterior doors of your home.

When painting an exterior door, be certain to seal all six of its sides.

Exterior doors have a tendency to warp and twist when the weather turns damp. That warping is a sign that the door hasn't been properly sealed on all six sides--outside, inside, hinge side, handle side, top and bottom.

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