RP4 Installation Instructions

A storm proof door bottom seal that is used in situations where maximum weather protection is required. The multi-blade seal defies rain infiltration.

The RP4 Storm Proof Door Bottom Seal is suitable for all types of doors including double doors.

  1. With door closed, mark line on door bottom, parallel to and 25mm up from door sill.
    Remove door.
  2. Saw along marked line.
    Sand and paint the cut end of door to prevent moisture penetration.
    Re-hang door when dry.
  3. With a hacksaw, cut tread plate (FIG.A) to full width between jambs.
    With a hacksaw, cut sealing section (FIG.A) to width between jambs less 2mm for clearance on latch side. Cut rubber seals with scissors or a utility knife.
  4. Position tread plate on sill (FIG.A) and screw fix.
    Apply sealant at ends of tread plate for a better seal.
  5. With door closed, screw fix sealing section to inside of door, hard against hinge side jamb (FIG.A).
  6. Cut cover strip to width of sealing section.
    Fit cover strip in channel.
  7. Push in cover strip lock tabs at each end to hold cover strip. Tap in tabs flush with a small hammer.
  1. With door closed, mark line on door bottom, parallel to and 25mm up from door sill.
    Remove door.
  2. Saw along marked line.
    Sand and paint the cut end of door to prevent moisture penetration.
    Re-hang door when dry.
  3. With a hacksaw, cut tread plate (FIG.A) to full width between jambs.
    With a hacksaw, cut sealing section (FIG.A) to width between jambs less 2mm for clearance on latch side. Cut rubber seals with scissors or a utility knife.
  4. Cut out front edge corners of tread plate (FIG.A) to suit door stops, or chisel out door stops.
    Position tread plate on sill (FIG.A) and screw fix.
    Apply sealant at ends of tread plate for a better seal.
  5. Cut out small portion each end of sealing section fixing leg (FIG.A) to allow for clearance at door stops.
    With door closed, screw fix sealing section to inside of door, hard against hinge side jamb (FIG.A).
  6. Cut cover strip to width of sealing section.
    Fit cover strip in channel.
  7. Push in cover strip lock tabs at each end to hold cover strip. Tap in tabs flush with a small hammer.
  1. With door closed, mark line on door bottom, parallel to and 25mm up from door sill.
    Remove door.
  2. Saw along marked line.
    Sand and paint the cut end of door to prevent moisture penetration.
    Re-hang door when dry.
  3. With a hacksaw, cut each tread plate (FIG.A) to half the width between jambs.
    With a hacksaw, cut each sealing section (FIG.A) to half the width between jambs.
    Angle cut for rebated meeting stiles (FIG.B). Cut each sealing section on an angle at the meeting stiles to suit rebate.
  4. Position tread plate on sill (FIG.A) and screw fix.
    Apply sealant at ends of tread plate for a better seal.
  5. With door closed, screw fix sealing section to inside of door, hard against hinge side jamb (FIG.A).
  6. Cut cover strip to width of sealing section.
    Fit cover strip in channel.
  7. Push in cover strip lock tabs at each end to hold cover strip. Tap in tabs flush with a small hammer. (note: extra cover strip lock tabs supplied to accomodate double doors)
  1. With door closed, mark line on door bottom, parallel to and 25mm up from door sill.
    Remove door.
  2. Saw along marked line.
    Sand and paint the cut end of door to prevent moisture penetration.
    Re-hang door when dry.
  3. With a hacksaw, cut each tread plate (FIG.A) to half the width between jambs.
    With a hacksaw, cut each sealing section (FIG.A) to half the width between jambs.
    Angle cut for rebated meeting stiles (FIG.B). Cut each sealing section on an angle at the meeting stiles to suit rebate.
  4. Cut out front edge corners of tread plate (FIG.A) to suit door stops, or chisel out door stops.
    Position tread plate on sill (FIG.A) and screw fix.
    Apply sealant at ends of tread plate for a better seal.
  5. Cut out small portion each end of sealing section fixing leg (FIG.A) to allow for clearance at door stops.
    With door closed, screw fix sealing section to inside of door, hard against hinge side jamb (FIG.A).
  6. Cut cover strip to width of sealing section.
    Fit cover strip in channel.
  7. Push in cover strip lock tabs at each end to hold cover strip. Tap in tabs flush with a small hammer. (note: extra cover strip lock tabs supplied to accomodate double doors)
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