Flashcards in Doors Deck (40):
What type of door is most commonly used for exterior residential applications?
Steel clad insulated door
How are steel clad insulated doors made?
Two sheets of steel with insulating foam sandwiched in the middle. Wood strips are embedded in the foam, between the steel layers, around the outside edges of the door to provide support for hinges and lockers.
Insulated steel doors can significantly reduce heat loss and when finished properly require very little maintenance. T or F
What are the 3 common types of wood doors?
What type of door should be selected if a wood door is needed to act as a sound-deadening door?
Solid core doors
Solid core doors are usually used as exterior doors, sound-deadening doors and fire rated doors. T or F
What is the most popular door used in interior openings?
Hollow core doors are the most popular for use in interior openings because they provide privacy at a reasonable cost.
Why should you not use a hollow core door as an exterior door?
Too weak for security and lack the needed insulating properties.
If you want a decorative door to separate two rooms and still allow light into the room, what style would you choose?
What style of door obscures your view into a room, but allows the passage of air?
If the space in front of the opening is limited, what type of door could you put in this opening that only projects half the width of the door into the room?
What are screen or storm doors usually attached to?
Screen or storm doors are usually installed onto the brickmould
When would you use a rabbeted door jamb for an interior door opening?
Rabbeted jambs may be used for interior openings that require a heavy jamb for style or security.
How could painting the exterior side of a steel-insulated door a dark colour cause problems?
If it is in an opening that is in direct sunlight, it should NOT be finished in a dark colour. The heat generated can cause the outside panel to warp and tear away from the insulating foam core.
Rabbeted jambs are the standard for exterior door openings in regards to safety. T or F
Half jambs are primarily used for openings of bi-fold doors because they help hide the track at the top. T or F
In order to provide a weather-tight seal at the bottom of the door, most exterior door jambs also include a member across the bottom of the opening called a _____.
The threshold is also sloped to drain any moisture to the outside with a ____ (small groove) cut in the underside close to the outside edge so it cannot seep underneath.
When swinging doors are used without a divider in between, a mounding called an _____ is attached to the edge of one door to provide an edge for the door to close against.
What is the face of wall to face of wall minimum measurement for the pull side for a barrier free door?
What is the minimum size opening for a barrier free door?
Doors with a fire rating must have a special sticker or plate fixed to them, showing the manufacture, the words FIRE DOOR and the fire protection rating. T or F
You can paint over the label on a fire rated door. T or F
F, the label must be visible
What is the most common type of door hinge?
Standard butt hinge
Template hinges are made similar to standard hinges, except the screw holes in the leaves are drilled to match the screw pattern typically found on preset metal doors and jambs. T or F
Ball bearing hinges have two or more sealed ball bearings to withstand the wear caused by heavier doors. T or F
What is a flush door?
A door with a flat finish surface.
What is the name given to the strip of wood, metal or other material used at the junction of two different floor finishes under doors?
When standing in a hallway facing a door that opens into a room with the hinges on the right hand side, the swing of the door is:
When standing in a room facing a door that opens towards you with the hinges on the left hand side, the swing of the door is:
Where are storm doors installed?
onto the brick mould of an exterior entrance door
What are the elements of a steel clad door?
steel, insulating foam, and wood strips
Describe a "dutch door"?
A door made in two pieces, upper and lower
Cardboard is an example of the core material used in a hollow core door. T or F
What part of a lockset is attached to the door jamb?
Windows above doors are called ______.
Minimum door size for main entrance?
2-8 x 6'6. (810 x 1980)
What is the minimum size for a secondary door?
810 x 1980
First bathroom minimum size and additional?
760 x 1980