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I have not been around a good one. Do they seal up well around the edges from wind? Fairly leak proof?

I have a room on my house that used to be a garage and was sealed up to make a regular room on the house. I was thinking of putting a door back in and using it for a work area again for a metal lathe and some other stuff. I would like to keep it warm/cool in there and the HVAC system of the house is piped in there. Just don't want have a bunch of drafts so a good door is needed, if one exists.

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i dont think that you will find one that is sealed everywhere unless you build the opening perfect and fit the door properly. you might need to install the setup and then modify the jambs to get the best seal.
 

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Haas Door Therma Pro 3" thick R-25

http://www.haasdoor.com/com_thermapro.html

I just had two of the Haas-Therm doors installed 12' x 12' x 1 3/4" thick R-14.

They are very high quality commercial doors. The panels fit together with a tung and groove. The flat, smooth, and rigid face is easy to seal.

http://www.haasdoor.com/com_haas_therm.html

Find some one that handles commercial doors and ask if you can get them in residential sizes.


Here ---> http://www.haasdoor.com/platinum_edition.html

Platinum Edition residential door 1 3/4" thick R-16 and qualifies for federal tax CREDIT !!!!!!!

http://www.haasdoor.com/pdf/EnergyCredit.pdf
 

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Granted I don't have much experience with anything but the average, run of the mill insulated door, but much of it hinges (no pun intended) on the installation. Taking the time to locate the tracks such that the door sits right up against the bldg seems to be an important step. That said, the wasps have been getting in around every side of all three of my 12x12 doors, which I suppose could translate to drafts. I've never noticed drafts but I've never paid much attention since it's a dedicated shop which is heated only when I'm in there.
 

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D60 the installation is important.

Your wasp problem could mean that the seals on the outside have shrunk or gotten hard from the sun or weather, it may be time for new ones.

The Haas doors are so nice that we are also now going to replace another door with one of these. The old door is 18' wide and takes a huge wind load. It has had extra metal braces installed on each panel and it still bows and lets water and snow in.
 
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