Inside the door
How can I repair/rehab this old veneer door?
In a condo, this door goes outside to a porch second floor. It is not a standard sized door, smaller and don't think we can find a replacement here on the island. I was thinking of just pulling off the veneer, sanding and seeing what is left. Also hate the window. Anyone done this before?
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You could try adding some material to it like we did with a door in our place. It could hide the pealing laminate and give some personality.
Hi Barb. Well, it may be a hollow core door. If you strip the veneer, you may have nothing left. If it's "solid" mdf you may have a crumbling mess since old mdf deteriorates over time. How about sanding off the high spots and resurface with a thin coat of Bondo. It's commonly used on car body work and sand-able. Then repaint with an oil base paint. Will last a lot longer in humid climates. Good luck.
My door in my last house was solid wood, but was pretty old. I installed a brass kick plate at the bottom of it to cover the lifting veneer. Then I painted just the window frame black and opened the lifted veneer and injected wood glue into the cracks that were most obvious. I clamped a board across the door for the afternoon to keep the glue in place. Then I lightly sanded and re-sealed the wood. I kind of think that your door might be hollow, however, which wouldn't do as well as mine did. It looks as though your window is the culprit for moisture going behind the veneer. Whatever you do, be sure to completely clean and re-seal that window with silicone before performing any treatments...
I believe that person has aged out!!!
I lifted the veneer back, there is wood underneath but is hollow core door. The there definitely is wood under the veneer. Should I remove the window caulk and reinstall?
Barbara, You've got a number of things to consider here: