Where laminate meets door?

Question for you laminate or, I guess, any type of floor guys. Doing laminate in my hall. Good everywhere until I get to the end where it meets the garage door. There is a metal base drilled into the cement right under the door. It's about three inches high. The door closes right on top of it. What should I do here?
I can't cut the metal piece and go under.. Thought about butting the laminate right up against it but that doesn't look good. A transitional piece is my best option, I suppose, though it probably ain't perfect.
Any thoughts?
Thanks, Matt
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Three inches high sounds quite high. Is this sort of a step up to the garage from the adjoining room? Fire door? In any case, I'd go close and then use a matching molding. The makers of the laminate probably have a trim strip (unless you are using the cheap stuff) that will work. If they don't have exactly what you want, it may be possible to cut a piece down and just use the part you want. Ed
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On 12/19/2004 1:33 AM US(ET), buck16 took fingers to keys, and typed the following:

perimeter to allow for expansion. Along the wall, the gap would be hidden by base and shoe moulding. Along something like you mention, the laminate Mfg. should have a matching moulding strip that is similar to moulding along the top of wainscotting, having a stepped backside. The thickest part of the moulding is secured to the floor and the laminate is able to move beneath the thinner part.
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My garage threshold was a pain as well. I removed the threshold and used a hacksaw to remove part of the interior metal. I slipped the flooring under the threshold and re sealed the threshold with new caulk and foam insulation. Used the same screws to hold in place.
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