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Drop stop for door (by Still Learning [NH]) Nov 21, 2022 2:35 PM
       Drop stop for door (by plenty [MO]) Nov 21, 2022 3:22 PM
       Drop stop for door (by Steve [MA]) Nov 21, 2022 4:23 PM
       Drop stop for door (by Still Learning [NH]) Nov 21, 2022 5:10 PM
       Drop stop for door (by Landlord ofthe Flies [TX]) Nov 21, 2022 6:02 PM
       Drop stop for door (by Busy [WI]) Nov 22, 2022 11:06 AM
       Drop stop for door (by Busy [WI]) Nov 22, 2022 11:07 AM

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Drop stop for door (by Still Learning [NH]) Posted on: Nov 21, 2022 2:35 PM
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I needed to take the code door knobs off to change the 9V battery. The back door concrete steps do not line up against the back ones because of conduit against the building. As I went to take it off, I looked at the gap and thought, donít drop the screws. Not only did I drop the screws but the interior lever handle fell, separated and the handle fell down. There was no way I was going to get it out (maybe if I had a 5í long rope with a strong magnet IF the handle was magneticÖ luckily the lock and security group I bought the lock from has an office in town and they found me a $30 set where I could take the interior handle and screws and still use my already programmed code part. This is a multi unit. I lay a blanket down but now I am contemplating if there is a way to put something there that wouldnít interfere with snow, rain, etc but would keep a tenant or me some day from dropping keys or a phone down there. Any suggestions?

--75.67.xxx.xxx




Drop stop for door (by plenty [MO]) Posted on: Nov 21, 2022 3:22 PM
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What about that stuff they use between concrete pads? the black stuff,,, what is it called? Fiber expansion joint maybe? and next time speak what you want to happen instead of what you don't want to happen. That has helped my tremendously. (see that crack, hang on to screws and the parts) --172.58.xxx.xxx




Drop stop for door (by Steve [MA]) Posted on: Nov 21, 2022 4:23 PM
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Perhaps you could use part of a swimming pool noodle or some foam pie insulation to fill the gap. --72.93.xxx.xx




Drop stop for door (by Still Learning [NH]) Posted on: Nov 21, 2022 5:10 PM
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Great ideas Steve, thank you. Plenty, yes, I need to change my mindset and get my head back in the game. I actually met with someone to get prices to sell the buildings but the decision has been made to keep them so itís time to get organized and get my act together. I forgot to remind a tenant about the plumber and I coming today so when there was no answer and the door was locked, I let us in only to hear the shower going so we left and locked up. Texted the tenant we would be back in 30 min to replace the tub drain lever. Had the door handle debacle while my plumber ran an errand (he is very good to me and I told him to bill me for his time although he probably wonít). Then I got pulled over on my way home because it never dawned on me that my new truck from a MA dealership wouldnít come with a NH inspection sticker. At least our chief of police was very nice. I debated going back to bed after all that. Tomorrow, I will work through the piles of papers and filing on my desk and figure out how to find my landlord mojo again:)

--75.67.xxx.xxx




Drop stop for door (by Landlord ofthe Flies [TX]) Posted on: Nov 21, 2022 6:02 PM
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What about Mastic Pool Sealant? The stuff they put in the gap where pool meets sidewalk. --108.69.xxx.xxx




Drop stop for door (by Busy [WI]) Posted on: Nov 22, 2022 11:06 AM
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Oakum used to be sold for filling gaps, now its all foam. Works the same tough. If larger gap, then pipe insulation or pool noodle, as suggested already. Then, concrete non- leveling caulk to fill additional space, then top with self-leveling concrete caulk to give a nice smooth finish . The reason for the non-leveling caulk first- self-leveling caulk will find any little gaps and run down deep.

I filled several similar gaps this way, between porch steps and house. Several years later, still good. I also use the two types of caulk to seal cracks in concrete driveway. Reason? Those cracks get weeds growing, some whose roots will continue to force concrete apart, and weeds make snow shoveling a pain in the tookus. I also used my concrete grinder to take down bumps in concrete for same purpose. Snow shoveling is much easier on a smoother surface. --70.92.xxx.xxx




Drop stop for door (by Busy [WI]) Posted on: Nov 22, 2022 11:07 AM
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Oh, and the caulk meant for concrete color matches very well, so gives a nice look. --70.92.xxx.xxx



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