Interior Door Term Pre-Bored
Pre-bored is a term that refers to pre
boring interior or exterior doors for door
knobs at the manufacturing plant. This is
a lot easier than trying to bore the doors
Interior Door Term Door Stop
Door stop is a device that is used to stop
the movement of a door in order to
prevent damage to something else such
as the sheetrock wall.
Interior Door Term Door Jamb
Door jamb is the actual frame work that
the hinges are attached and the door is
hung. The thickness of the door jamb is
an important factor when ordering doors.
Interior Door Term Set Back
Setback refers to the setback for the hole
cut in the door for the door knob. If the
setback is not correct, the door knob can
not be installed.
Interior Door Term Masonite
Masonite is a common type of interior
door. The door is made up of masonite
panels that are glued on each side of a
wood frame. The door core can be either
hollow or solid.
Interior Door Term Raise Panel
Raised panel refers to a particular type of
door. The panels can be made as a part of
the door such as in a wood door or molded
into the door panel such as masonite door.
Interior Door Term Door Thickness
The door thickness refers to the actual
thickness of the door. Interior doors are
normally 1 3/8 inches thick.
Interior Door Term Door Swing
Door Swing refers which way the door
opens. This is normally stated as a left
hand or a right hand. If you are standing
outside a room looking in and the door
swings into the room and the hinges are
on the left, the door is a left hand door.
Category Construction Glossary