Can't remove #storm door frame...Help!

by Diana
(Portland, OR)

Hi Kris,

I wonder if you can help us? We are trying to remove our storm door. We got the door and misc pieces off, but the metal frame is still tightly attached to the door frame and we can't figure out what's holding it on.

There are no visible screws. The only thing I can see are small "holes" surrounded by metal. They look like really thin hollow screws, if that makes sense? (I attached a pic.)

Hi Diana;

Thanks for the great picture.

The frame is most likely held on by the grey caulk all around the frame.

You need to get a sharp utility knife and carefully cut through the caulk from top to bottom and the frame should come off the door frame.

The caulk will have to be scraped off the door frame before you can install any new door because you want a nice flat surface for the new door sit on.

My names Adrian, bur Chris is my middle name, so I answer to that too!

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Jun 02, 2020
How to remove stubborn frame
by: Anonymous

l'm a year too late, but here goes...
l had this same issue - l removed all the hardware and the door didn't budge. l don't have a man in the house, so l figured well, l'll just leave it till next weekend and l'll think of something. Well, in that week, l had used the door so much that the weight of it hanging open a few times a day actually wore it loose! ;t had been glued on and had some kind of tape that came off with it. So, leave it hanging open for a night, it'll take itself off.

Aug 30, 2019
Help Please!!!
by: Anonymous

Having the same problem, any more suggestions?

May 30, 2019
Storm door frame won't bulge.
by: Anonymous

I'm having the same problem with the storm door frame but I see no caulk but there's something most definitely keeping it stuck.
I'm bending the frame trying to pry it off with a screwdriver. Is there any other suggestion to get this darn thing off?

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