UPVC Door Cap? What do I need?

Discussion in 'Getting Started FAQ' started by Andy Markwell, Aug 11, 2018.

  1. Andy Markwell

    Andy Markwell New Member

    My conservatory door appears to be missing a cap/end. It basically means there’s a big gap and in winter the conversatory is freezing.

    I’ve looked around and can’t figure what i need to buy to replace.

    Any help would be appreciated


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  2. Isitreally

    Isitreally Well-Known Member

    Fill it with silicone, easy enough to do.
  3. DIYDave.

    DIYDave. Well-Known Member

    Do you know the profile / manufacturer / or supplier of units ?

    If so, spares should be available, trouble is there’s no generic cap that fits all so you need to ID doors and then contact supplier
  4. Andy Markwell

    Andy Markwell New Member

    Thanks for that,

    Is there an easy way to find out the profile etc?
  5. ginger tuffs

    ginger tuffs Active Member

    make one yourself out of a plastic lid and glue on
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  6. Jord86

    Jord86 Well-Known Member

    Expanding foam.
  7. DIYDave.

    DIYDave. Well-Known Member


    But ‘if’......

    You know the make of the units, it’s even easier to just call the manufacturers and they will pop em in the post for you, or locate a local suppliers

    Have a look for any ID on window openings / frames, sometimes yes / no

    My units are Rehau. Called them up few years ago as same piece as urs was missing and a few end caps from window sills. All sent out free of charge - great customer service

    Of course, if you can’t ID, then you may well have to go down the route of a mentioned bodge job :D

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