Door Anatomy




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1) Brickmould - Decorative moulding used to finish the exterior face of a wood frame.

2) Tempered glass - Heat-treated for added safety and strength. Two-layered design sandwiches the decorative glass and helps protect it.

3) Caming - Handcrafted metal that helps decorative glass styles take shape.

4) Doorlites - Decorative or clear glass assemblies fitted into the door.

5) Sidelites - Fixed assemblies attached adjacent to the door jamb.

6) Transom - The decorative or clear glass above the door.

7) Door Jamb - The wood structure that encloses and supports the entire door assembly.

8) Hinges - The metal plates on the door and door jamb on which the door swings.

9) Panel - Embossed or recessed, the decorative section of a door that produces deep shadow lines.

10) Sill - The horizontal bottom frame of a door.

11) Weatherstrip - The seal along the edge of the door jamb to keep out air and water infiltration.

12) Kerfed Door Bottom - Attached at the bottom of the door to help prevent air and water infiltration.

13) Multi-Point Locking System - Optional upgrade that adds greater security by securing the door to the frame in three places.

14) Polyurethane Foam Core (not shown) - Inside the door panel, offers five times the energy efficiency of wood.

15) Engineered Door Stiles (not shown) - Provides increased structural integrity.

16) Solid Wood Lock Block (not shown) - Provides added strength and security to lock and deadbolt areas.

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