We want to pass on our savings to our customers, so we've lowered the price of this item. However, since our price is now below the manufacturer's suggested retail price, we are restricted by the manufacturer from showing the price right away.
Unfortunately, these sometimes need to be replaced as they tear out on wood on occasion. Good news: they last a long time, surprisingly. In any case, removal of old stripping is more difficult than replacing with new! Good luck.