Table of Contents
- 1 What is threshold in door frame?
- 2 What is the thing on the side of the door?
- 3 What is the difference between a door frame and a door lining?
- 4 What is the difference between a door casing and a door lining?
- 5 What are the requirements for a fire door?
- 6 What’s the problem with the neighbor putting on an addition?
What is threshold in door frame?
The threshold is the strip or wood or metal that runs across the bottom of an entry door frame. A threshold is an important factor in the energy efficiency of a home or building. It also has several additional purposes in the doorway. A threshold can be replaced, or improved, if it does not adequately perform its job.
What is the thing on the side of the door?
Stile. A stile is the narrow vertical segment located on either side of a door panel. One is called the lock stile and the other a hinge stile.
What is the thing on the door frame called?
Door jambs are the interior sides of the doorframe. The word “jamb” comes from the French word jambe, which means “leg” – and door jambs are sometimes also called the “legs”.
What is door liner?
A door lining is a frame, usually made of wood, that is used to prevent doors from sticking and jamming, and also to conceal the brickwork or timber surrounding the door itself. The lining makes the door look more appealing, makes it easier to use, and protects the door from damage.
What is the difference between a door frame and a door lining?
In general terms, the difference between a door frame and door lining is that the lining hides the gap between the wall and the door. Whereas, the door frame is attached to the door, holds the door upright, provides support, and allows the door to move on its hinges.
What is the difference between a door casing and a door lining?
Door casings are supplied with an integral door stop, whereas door linings have a ‘loose’ door stop that has to be fixed to the lining. Casings and linings can be trenched, meaning that the top rail has a slot in it into which the side rails fit.
How tall is the neighbor’s house over ours?
Our neighbor’s houses tower above ours to the side and back. If we sit in our living room with the windows open, it feels like we are on exibit at the zoo. Just today, dh planted some fast growing willows in strategic places along the edge of the fence.
What did neighbor build to block out view?
Ironically, we had just returned from a landscaping consultation to build a privacy berm to block out the current view. He has already erected 3 ramshackle structures – an above ground pond w/ a green plastic roof, a deck and a storage shed also with the lovely green roofs.)
What are the requirements for a fire door?
For example, a door rated for 3 hours may be used in a 1-1/2-hour opening. All requirements for the 3 hour rating, such as maximum glass size, door size, and other restrictions for the higher rated door must be met. 1/4″ wire glass and ceramic glass are the most common types of glazing used in fire rated doors.
What’s the problem with the neighbor putting on an addition?
The houses are fairly close together 50-60 ft. The problem is he’s planning to put on a second story addition with a bedroom balcony that will have a view of our entire yard and back half of the house. Ironically, we had just returned from a landscaping consultation to build a privacy berm to block out the current view.