Sill pan for external door?

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mdnagel
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Joined: Thu Jan 06, 2011 12:39 am

Sat Aug 24, 2019 5:29 pm

I'll be needing to replace a rear door (as part of my rim joist repair). I've never replaced a door before. I have on-hand a new one that is pre-hung.

The original door's sill plate had a piece of wood running across underneath (I have this on the front door, and it's significantly broken down). Rather than copy what appears to be poor original construction I'd like to know how to do things properly. So...

Should I be looking to utilize a sill pan?

Any advice would be appreciated.

Here's the lower part of the existing door (as currently still installed):
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Much of this problem was due to a previous owner attaching a deck (and doing so w/o any flashing).


mdnagel
Posts: 176
Joined: Thu Jan 06, 2011 12:39 am

Sat Aug 31, 2019 12:24 pm

OK, despite there being a ton of folks espousing the wonders of sill pans, and lots of products out there, nobody seems to stock them, I suppose I will have to craft a solution.

Can anyone point me towrd a good reference for how to detail weather proofing the sorry sill?

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