I just had storm doors installed. I was originally sold capping which I
thought would be Aluminum covering the wood frame of the door then Storm
door is mounted to that. Well, if that is capping I got had. I would
appreciate if some one could clarify capping for me.
Thanks Very much folks
Capping with a storm door generally means covering only exposed to the
weather wood. Cover the exterior brickmold first (with an L bend) than
install the storm over the new capping. done.
Most full frame caps, I have seen, are made of one piece bent from the door
over the jamb and brickmold. These would need to be cut off before you can
install the storm door, because the storm door mounts in the opening created
by the inside edge of the brickmold (which would be 1/2" behind the
No need to cover the jambs since the new storm will protect them from the
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