Giolla Fhaolain. door. July 05th , 2017.
Exterior buildings that are nearby the home can also benefit from the addition of salvage doors. Your potting shed, greenhouse, pool house, guest house and other outbuildings can tie in with your period home when you use architectural salvage doors appropriate to the period of the home.
Each fire rated door must be installed within certain specifications and requires specific door hardware and sealants to maintain the fire rating. Usually, contractors skilled in this area perform the installation. If a person is installing a door at home, they should rigidly adhere to all instruction that will maintain the fire rating, and/or have a professional do the work.
Antique doors and doorways are comprised of several different parts. There may be a decorative crown, which is a piece of molding used to decorate the top edge of the door frame. Casing is the wooden structure upon which the door hinges are attached. Salvage doors may or may not include glazing, which are glass pieces inserted into the door, as well as panels, which are wooden indentations in the door. Many doors are made of wood, and the wood is made of composite or veneered wood materials to make it large enough for the doorway opening. Glazing may also be used above and on either side of the doorway as well, because the glass lets light into the interior of the home.
Many questions might arise like how many hinges are ideal for this application and what is the difference between one hinge torque and another? This easy guide is meant to help in the decision making process as hinges are a vital part of home hardware and selecting the wrong style may create troubles.
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