The frame is a factor in the strength and longevity of the doors, based on the type of frame you pick. You can make it from many different options. Every material comes with its distinct characteristics as well as pros.
Wooden frames aren’t only aesthetic, they can also be useful in the process of insulating. They can get damaged by the rain, especially in humid locations yet it’s beneficial to improve efficiency in energy use.
It’s great at blocking the heat from entering the residence while keeping the cool temperature inside during summer. In the colder months this effect reverses where it helps warm the home while resisting the cold from getting inside.
If you maintain your frame with regular care and maintenance, you’ll be able to prolong the life of your wooden frame. Wood expands and contracts with conditions, and therefore needs to be painted or sealed.
House Improvements shows you how frame your windows and doors. Shannon shows how to properly layout the wood wall frame that will be used to house the door or window.
This video is a part of a series of videos where Shannon explains everything about wood stud framing construction in complete detail. Take a look at the other videos within this series to understand how you can correctly mark your stud locations.