Fiberglass garage doors – A garage is subject to a variety of elements, including wind, rain and sun. While materials such as fiberglass do very well in these conditions, the wood traditionally not. If you have a fiberglass garage door with wood strips that have seen better days, you can remove and replace wood without having to replace the whole garage door. This project will take approximately two days to complete, from start to finish.
Replace wooden strips in a fiberglass garage doors, Remove old wood strips with the pry bar. Insert the pry bar in wood and pry outward. Continue until all the strips have been removed. Measure the size of the strips with a measuring tape and mark with a pencil. Cut new wood strips to fit with a circular saw. Sand the strips with a fine-grit sanding block. This will prepare the surface for staining or painting.
Replace wooden strips in a fiberglass garage doors, Stain or paint the wood strips to the desired color. Paint or stain with the grain. If staining, let the coat dry for at least six hours. If painting, wait four to six hours. Rough up the surface lightly with a sanding block and sealing the wood with polyurethane. Affix wood strips to the glass door. Use the old adhesive labels as a guide for placement. Coat the back of each strip with wood glue and press it against the door.