Getting ready to paint my exterior door trim on your regular run of the mill
steele door with brickmoulding ..They are new....Can I remove the weather
stripping that goes around the door to make it a better , easier job..It's
the kind that snaps into the wood and the door closes against....I
experimented with it by trying to pop it out and did get it started then I
popped it back in so I think I can but wanted to double check...In the past
I just cut around it but it is a PITA......Any special tricks or methods to
not break anything ??? Thanks for any help
Removing the weatherstripping is by far the best and quickest method if
you're painting the door frame...Just make sure the paint is dry on the
frame and the door if you paint that too. If you put the weatherstripping
on too soon the damp paint on the door will stick to it leaving you with a
Maybe you could figure out how to post. Benick did not write....
It is over a year since the OP asked the question. Do you think that the
OP hasn't already painted the door?
And you are not responding to a homeowners hub thread.
The thread is from a usenet newsgroup - alt.home.repair.
Maybe you could find out what usenet is.
Homeowners' hub is a parasite that steals our work. It doesn't even
attribute the source.
If you don't want to figure out usenet, I suggest using google-groups.
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