I had my patio screened in with vinyl siding

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It rains in there through the outside door,it stays damp,bugs find their way in,afraid of mold so we run the ceiling fans year round πŸ™ Please help?! Thank you,C. Guillory
q i had my patio screened in with vinyl siding
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  • Shoshana Shoshana on Dec 07, 2017
    I would install an awning outdoors to redirect the rainfall away from the screen.

  • 2dogal 2dogal on Dec 07, 2017
    If the rain is coming in only around the door, do you have a sill under the door? I can't tell by your picture. You can buy a rubber sealant kit to put around the rest of your door. If water is coming in any other place, I'd caulk every hole and crack.

  • Ann White Ann White on Dec 07, 2017
    We bought a house where the owners did something similar but used corrugated plastic over the windows instead. Very ugly. We plan on putting in new windows to have the option of screens or windows to make a sunroom. Maybe that would work for you. I like the awnings idea, too.

  • Brenda Brenda on Dec 07, 2017
    Roll up clear vinyl shades on outside might solve your problem.

  • Lisa Hunt Lisa Hunt on May 17, 2020

    If water puddles outside the door and then seaps in, you could try installing a French drain right outside the door. An overhang or at least gutters would help redirect some water, but you definitely need a threshhold of some sort to help seal the bottom.