Exterior door threshold question


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Old 01-09-17, 06:15 PM
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Exterior door threshold question

I am trying to winterize our old, drafty house so I bought a door sweep tonight. It says to install so that the rubber creates a seal against the threshold, but I'm wondering if I need to extend the threshold out into our mud room a bit. Here are the pictures:

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Is the threshold supposed to extend a bit into the mud room, or is it okay that the wood threshold is actually recessed back under the door a bit? (Hard to make a seal with it that far back, no?)
 
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Old 01-09-17, 06:22 PM
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You probably need a door bottom weatherstrip, not a sweep.
 
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Old 01-10-17, 07:27 AM
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Good thinking, not sure why I didn't think of that.
 
 

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