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Bay Window Door Seals

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Category: General Chat
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Printed Date: 19 February 2019 at 4:49am
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Topic: Bay Window Door Seals
Posted By: lucky4
Subject: Bay Window Door Seals
Date Posted: 05 October 2018 at 10:29pm
I've just fitted new rubber door seals to my Bay Window. The main problem is that they will not stay in place on the rounded edge at the bottom of the doors. Tried double sided tape but that didn't work.
Anyone any ideas on how to get them to sit in their channel properly?

Posted By: rodntod
Date Posted: 05 October 2018 at 11:17pm
A good quality spray adhesive is the way to go.

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Posted By: 93fxdl
Date Posted: 06 October 2018 at 3:38pm
A way i was taught to secure rubber gaskets and seals was to use an impact adhesive like evo stick. Cost both surfaces, when ready to position, reactivate it using MEK (methyl ethyl ketone)?
Ttfn Glenn

If it ain't broke, fix it till it is. If you can't fix it with a hammer, you've got an electrical problem. Lack of funds is the mother of ingenuity

Posted By: lucky4
Date Posted: 16 October 2018 at 10:58am
Tried the contact adhesive. Seems to have worked fine.
Thanks for the advice guys.

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