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Looking for rot proof jambs as part of residential pre-hung exterior French doors

just make one out of (post #207086, reply #1 of 4)

just make one out of Azek.....there, problem solved

I just replaced rotted (post #207086, reply #2 of 4)

I just replaced rotted exterior door jambs but kept the door. I used JenWeld Auralast jambs which are a treated product. If you are replacing the whole door system, you can special order it with treated jambs from most manufacturers. I used Aztek for the kick board and synthetic brick mold for the casings.

Beat it to fit / Paint it to match

A lot of exterior jambs are (post #207086, reply #3 of 4)

A lot of exterior jambs are now available with about the bottom 8" made with plastic, the rest wood.


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Any door shop can make you (post #207086, reply #4 of 4)

Any door shop can make you frames from vinyl or fiberglas. I haven't installed an exterior door jamb made of wood in at least 10 years. I use fiberglas doors, vinyl jambs, PVC shims, stainless hinges and stainless hinges to put it all together. Nothing goes wrong wiht them short of a hit by a comet.

Florida Licensed Building Contractor, 40 years experience in commercial remodeling, new homes, home remodeling and repairs and all types building maintenance.