Cold and drafts


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Hi guys
OK so short at sweet
1) I have ordered sample of rubber gaskets and they are all to thin to bridge the gap letting air in... I can't find thicker ones.... What would you recommend?
2) I have a double walled radiator in the living room 2.5ft long by 2f height in a room size of 4.5m x 5m living room size with the double upvc doors I spoke about above. Do you think this warrants a bigger radiator especially when the heating is on and it feels cold? There is at least a 2 degree temperature difference between upstairs and living room. I get that heat rises and this is reasonable but just how reasonable?
3) from point one.... Do you think these doors simply need replacing?
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I've used backer rod successfully. Only if the doors are not used in the winter though. If not you can use some foam strips that have adhesive on them.
 
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What is backer rod please? Would foam strips be ok in upvc doors.? .. Thabks
 
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Backer rod is used behind caulking usually (just push it in, it's flexible):

or go to a hardware store in their section for winterizing lots of foam and weather striping there with adhesives. I dont think they would damage your door, just leave adhesive gunk behind. (I am no expert)
 
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I don't think backer rod will work... Its where both patio doors join in the Middle. Amy other ideas? Thankyou
 

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