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Weather Stripping Adhesive Failure #4536911
10/08/17 09:11 AM
10/08/17 09:11 AM
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shurguywutt Offline OP
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I have a painted steel frame/door on my garage that has some gaps in it that allows rain inside. I have cleaned the frame and applied the weatherstripping (foam) but it keeps coming off. Is there a trick to this? I have even superglued it in certain areas where it was peeling off but it still keeps sticking to the door then peeling off when opening. Thanks for any tips.


2008 Pilot 2WD J35Z1 148k
Maxlife Blend 10w-30
FRAM Ultra Synthetic
Fumoto F106SX
Re: Weather Stripping Adhesive Failure [Re: shurguywutt] #4536961
10/08/17 10:03 AM
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Is this on the bottom of the door? Pictures would help.

Re: Weather Stripping Adhesive Failure [Re: shurguywutt] #4537108
10/08/17 12:37 PM
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shurguywutt Offline OP
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No, its adhered to the doorstop around the door but the problem is that it keeps sticking to the door when I open it.


2008 Pilot 2WD J35Z1 148k
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FRAM Ultra Synthetic
Fumoto F106SX
Re: Weather Stripping Adhesive Failure [Re: shurguywutt] #4537125
10/08/17 12:54 PM
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If it's the yellow 3M stuff, they want you do let one side dry and then apply a second coat before assembly.

Re: Weather Stripping Adhesive Failure [Re: shurguywutt] #4537210
10/08/17 02:07 PM
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Did you paint the door recently?

Sounds like the paint is dry but still a little tacky when pressed firmly against the foam and this bond becomes stronger than the adhesive.

So e paints can take a month to really dry. You could expedite with a blow dryer.


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Re: Weather Stripping Adhesive Failure [Re: shurguywutt] #4537212
10/08/17 02:08 PM
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Much better adhesives than Super Glue.

The only thing that stuff should be used for is a suture.


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Re: Weather Stripping Adhesive Failure [Re: shurguywutt] #4537813
10/09/17 10:06 AM
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shurguywutt Offline OP
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Thanks for the replies. The door has been painted for months so I don't think the issue is the paint. Maybe it is the actual weatherstripping, I am using a foam weatherstripping that seems to stick to the door more than the actual adhesive sticks to the doorstop. I have sprayed the nonadhesive side with silicone lubricant spray which seems to help but dries up after a while and it continues to stick after. Maybe I need to get a rubber weatherstripping. What other adhesives can I use that are better than superglue for this application? Thanks.



Last edited by shurguywutt; 10/09/17 10:13 AM.

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Re: Weather Stripping Adhesive Failure [Re: shurguywutt] #4537992
10/09/17 12:52 PM
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Which side is the adhesive stuck to? The door?

I have used this product in the past but I always stick it to the door frame/jamb.


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Re: Weather Stripping Adhesive Failure [Re: shurguywutt] #4538516
10/09/17 09:01 PM
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shurguywutt Offline OP
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Adhesive side is stuck to the doorstop on the door frame.


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