Residential Exterior Door

Residential Exterior Door Terms

Residential Exterior Door Term Jamb is the
frame work around the door. The door is
connected to the jamb with hinges. Other parts of
the jamb of
a door are the door stop and threshold.

Residential Exterior Door Term Threshold is the
device that fills in the gap between the
bottom of the door and the finish floor. Some
thresholds are
adjustable to allow you to create a better seal at the
bottom.

Residential Exterior Door Term Panel Door
unlike flush doors has a raised or flat panel. A
door can have any number of panels.

Residential Exterior Door Term Pop in Grill is
used with a glass door. In a 15 lite French
door a pop grill can be popped in and used to create
the 15
lite panel look.

Residential Exterior Door Term Dead Bolt is an
extra lock that is installed above the normal
door knob. When you buy a door, you can the door
pre-bored for the dead bolt. The dead bolt can be
keyed on
both sides or just one.

Residential Exterior Door Term Split Jamb is
sometimes used in interior door units. The
jamb is split and grooved so it fits and interlocks with
the
other side.

Residential Exterior Door Term Brick Mould is
standard type of exterior moulding that is
used on exterior doors. The moulding is thick
enough to hide
the 1 inch air space normally left behind brick.

Residential Exterior Door Term Drip Cap is a
piece of flashing usually made out of metal and
attached above a door or window. This will allow
water to drip
from the drip cap and not run down the window or
door.

Residential Exterior Door Term Insulated Door
is a door which has some form of insulating
material in the core of the door. This insulation helps
prevent
the transfer of heat and cold through the door

Residential Exterior Door Term Bored is the
process of drilling a specific sized hole for a
door knob or deadbolt.
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