How to stop water coming in through my door

Water coming in through door

How to stop water coming in through my door

Your drainage holes are where your door sends water out when water comes down your door frame. If your door is leaking, it is likely your drainage holes are blocked. Don't worry, we have a really quick self-check and clean step by step below to help you fix this issue with nothing but a screwdriver, a mug, some water and five minutes to spare.

Tools you will needDuration
Screwdriver, mug and some water5 minutes

Simple 5 step process

Follow the steps below to diagnose and stop water from coming in through your door frame.

Step 1

Step 1

First, you need to locate and diagnose the issue by testing which holes are blocked. The drainage holes are located on the inside your door frame in the left and right corners.

Step 2

Secondly, you will need some water in your mug. You will need to pour this water into each of the drainage holes and see if any water appears to flow out of your internal frame onto the outside frame.

Step 2

Step 3

If there seems to be no water appearing to flow on the outside of your door frame, it means the drainage hole is blocked.

Step 4

To fix this issue all you need is a screwdriver or any long thin object that can fit inside the drainage hole to manoeuvre side to side and unblock the hole.

Step 5

You will need to repeat this procedure until you can see a clear stream of water flowing from inside your frame to the outside as shown in step 2.