WHICH BRUSH?
WHICH BRUSH TO USE WHEN FIXING DRAUGHT DOORS?

 THE PRODUCTS 

DOOR DRAUGHTS SEALS
Product Comparison
RP74
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RP2A
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RP15
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RP57
WHY USE A BRUSH?
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  • Brushes can be an easy and relatively effective option to seal the bottom of a door onto a hard surface.*
  • There are different brush lengths to suit most gap sizes.
  • If the home is in a windy area use an automatic bottom door excluder.

   *Best used for internal doors and external timber sliding doors.

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GENERAL NOTES

  • All are self adhesive, but some can be screw fixed.
  • Mostly, do not use over carpet.
  • Brushes are ALWAYS black - no other brush colour choices.
  • The ‘colour’ refers to the carrier.
 ANATOMY OF A BRUSH 
A brush seal has two components:
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 A.  CARRIER
the aluminium section that has the self adhesive tape on the back and a groove for the brush pile to fit into

 B.  BRUSH PILE
comes in different lengths

The larger brushes (RP74, RP15 and RP57) are more easily screw fixed.
 SPECIFICATION 
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OVERVIEW

● Self adhesive brush seal

● Suitable for fitting externally

● Most suited to a timber sliding door to seal the trailing edge

* Refer to the Timber Sliding Door Kit for more details

FEATURES

● A short 13mm brush pile

● 1000mm long

● Carrier available in Bronze or Silver

● Tall carrier that makes for easy screw fixing

PERFORMANCE

Not normally used on metal or aluminium doors

Suitable for screw fixing, but does not come with screws or holes

Good surface preparation required if not being screw fixed

Do not adhere to oiled or alkyd finishes, or easy clean wash and wear painted surfaces

Fire rated to highest rating - BAL FSZ when used on a garage or on an approved side hung fire door in accordance with AS 3959

Warranty: 2 years on seals. No warranty on self adhesive products


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OVERVIEW

● Self adhesive brush seal

● Suitable for fitting internally

● Most suited for bathroom, toilet and internal laundry doors

* Refer to the Internal Zoning Door Kit for more details

FEATURES

● 19mm brush pile

● 915mm long

● Carrier available in Bronze, Silver or Gold

● Inexpensive

PERFORMANCE

● Not usually screw fixed

● Good surface preparation required

● Do not adhere to oiled or alkyd finishes, or easy clean wash and wear painted surfaces

● Not suitable for bottom of door where floor rises

● Fire rated to highest rating - BAL FSZ when used on a garage or on an approved side hung fire door in accordance with AS 3959

● Warranty: 2 years on seals. No warranty on self adhesive products


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OVERVIEW

● Self adhesive brush seal

● Suitable for fitting internally

● Most used for fitting to bottom of door where gaps is greater than 19mm

*Refer to the Timber Sliding Door Kit for more details

FEATURES

● 25mm brush pile

● 1000mm long

● Carrier available in Bronze or Silver

● Tall carrier that makes for easy screw fixing

PERFORMANCE

● Good surface preparation required if not being screw fixed

● Do not adhere to oiled or alkyd finishes, or easy clean wash and wear painted surfaces

● Can be used where there is some floor rise behind the door

● Fire rated to highest rating - BAL FSZ when used on a garage in accordance with AS 3959

● Warranty: 2 years on seals. No warranty on self adhesive products


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OVERVIEW

● Self adhesive brush seal

● Suitable for fitting externally or internally

● Mostly used for fitting to bottom of door where there is a large gap or significant floor rise

FEATURES

● 50mm brush pile

● 1000mm long

● Carrier available in Bronze or Silver

● Tall carrier that makes for easy screw fixing

PERFORMANCE

● Can be used successfully over a carpet

● When using over a carpet or externally screw fix

● Good surface preparation required if not being screw fixed

● Do not adhere to oiled or alkyd finishes, or easy clean wash and wear painted surfaces

● Fire rated to highest rating - BAL LOW when used in accordance with AS 3959

● Warranty: 2 years on seals. No warranty on self adhesive products


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 THE DO's & DONT's 
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DO's

● Use where there is limited space at bottomof the door (shortest brush)

● Use on timber doors

● Can be used externally, but DO screw fix it (no screws or holes provided)

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DONT's

● Not suitable for aluminum doors

● Not suitable for an uneven floor


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DO's

● Fit to bottom of door for zoning (bathroom, laundry, toilet)

● Suitable for rentals (no screw fixing)

● Do use on bottom of internal door for zoning

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DONT's

● Not suitable for aluminum doors

● Do not use externally

● Don’t use where there is a significant floor rise behind the door


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DO's

● Do use on head and tread of external sliding doors (screw fixing recommended – no screws or holes provided)

● Do use on bottom of internal doors for zoning

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DONT's

● Not suitable for aluminum doors


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DO's

● Where there is rising floor behind the door

● Use when there is a big gap

● Can potentially be used over a carpet

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DONT's

● Not suitable for aluminum doors

● Take care if screw fixing to an internal door if it’s a hollow core door


 TOP 6 MISTAKES 
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Incorrect measurement of the width of the door.*

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Trying to trim the brush to a shorter length.
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Poor surface preparation.
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Cutting the brush with a saw.*
Use side cutters or cutting part of pliers instead.

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Not sealing end of the carrier after trimming.*
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Screw fixing too high. Don’t screw fix too high above bottom of the door as hollow core doors only have a small piece of solid timber in which to fix the brush.
*Videos available online.
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