Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 12-17-2011, 05:00 PM   #1
Rivet Master
TBRich's Avatar

2006 19' Safari SE
Tucson , Arizona
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 4,483
Images: 64
Screen Door Weather Strip

We're getting ready to go on our holiday trip and do some winter camping. Over the years, the foam weather stripping on the screen door of our 2006 19' Bambi had begun to deteriorate, allowing for drafts when it's windy or cold outside. (This is not the rubber seal on the main door.)

So I replaced it today with a self-adhesive compressible, heavy density rubber weather stripping from Ace (see pics)... The 1/4" thick x 3/4" wide variety fits perfectly in the screen door's frame. It took two rolls of 10' each with some left over.

First I removed, scraped and cleaned the screen door frame where the stripping goes to remove old stripping and adhesive, wiped it down with a damp paper towel to remove dust and dirt and let it dry well.

Pealing the backing off as I went, the new stripping went on like a charm. The color of the rubber is a light grey, which looks great with the aluminum of the frame and completely fills the gap. It went around the curved corners easily...and I mitered the corners at the bottom.

With new stripping I did have to adjust the position of the screen door latch strike plate on the AS door frame so that it would easily receive and catch the screen door latch without stressing it...easy to do... I suspect through time as the rubber becomes more compressed with use I may have to adjust the striker plate again...

Violá! No more drafts! Ready for winter!
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Weather Stripping_1.png
Views:	143
Size:	503.8 KB
ID:	147179   Click image for larger version

Name:	Weather Stripping_2.png
Views:	109
Size:	446.3 KB
ID:	147180  

Click image for larger version

Name:	Weather Stripping Photo_1_Sm.jpg
Views:	193
Size:	99.7 KB
ID:	147181   Click image for larger version

Name:	Weather Stripping Photo_2_Sm.jpg
Views:	242
Size:	91.1 KB
ID:	147182  

Click image for larger version

Name:	Weather Stripping Photo_3_Sm.jpg
Views:	185
Size:	88.8 KB
ID:	147183  
TB & Greg and Abbey Schnauzer
AirForums #21900 . Membership Chair, 4C
Unit #3954
Travel Log: AZBambi...On the Road Again
TBRich is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Ventline screen replacement BB 55 Bubble Roof Vents, Skylights & Fans 1 10-29-2011 12:53 PM
Putting a '79 screen door back on the hinges blickcd Doors & Locks 5 09-10-2011 05:11 PM
Broken welds on a '79 screen door blickcd Doors & Locks 4 09-08-2011 07:43 PM
Rear window screen pass through-pet door triterra Windows & Screens 4 07-19-2011 08:43 PM

Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:16 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.