a window is an opening in a wall, door, roof or vehicle that allows the passage of light, sound, and sometimes air. modern windows are usually glazed or covered in some other transparent or translucent material, a sash set in a frame in the opening; the sash and frame are also referred to as a window. many glazed windows may be opened, to allow ventilation, or closed, to exclude inclement weather.
a screen door can refer to a hinged storm door cold climates or hinged screen door warm climates covering an exterior door, or a screened sliding door used with sliding glass doors.in any case, the screen door incorporates screen mesh to block birds, flying insects or airborne debris such as seeds or leaves from entering, and pets and small children from exiting interior spaces, while .
a jamb from french jambe, 'leg' , in architecture, is the side-post or lining of a doorway or other aperture. the jambs of a window outside the frame are called “reveals.” small shafts to doors and windows with caps and bases are known as “jamb-shafts”; when in the inside arris of the jamb of a window they are sometimes called 'scoinsons.'
the operation of the door open button is transparent, immediately opening and holding the door, typically until a timeout occurs and the door closes. the operation of the door close button is less transparent, and it often appears to do nothing, leading to frequent but incorrect 37 reports that the door close button is a placebo button : either not wired up at all, or inactive in normal service.
residential decks may contain spaces for cooking, dining and seating. cooking areas ideally should be situated near the patio door while out of the way from general foot traffic. dining spaces will include patio tables. for a typical 6 person outdoor patio table building an area of 12' x 16' 4x5 m is ideal. if deck space is available .
a roller shutter, coiling door, roller door or sectional overhead door is a type of door or window shutter consisting of many horizontal slats or sometimes bars or web systems hinged together. the door is raised to open it and lowered to close it. on large doors, the action may be motorized. it provides protection against wind, rain, fire and theft.
the location of an awning on a building may be above a window, a door, or above the area along a sidewalk. with the addition of columns an awning becomes a canopy, which is able to extend further from a building, as in the case of an entrance to a hotel.
the harley clarke mansion consists of a french eclectic-style house and coach house located at 2603 sheridan road in evanston, illinois, adjacent to the historic grosse pointe light and lighthouse beach on lake michigan.cited as a contributing structure for the northeast evanston historic district that evanston established with the national park service in 1999, it is listed on the national .
in the basement, we find tom shooting lines to create a level new floor before prepping the area for the pouring of concrete. heating and plumbing expert richard trethewey is able to shed light on the pipes, explaining how pvc pipes can line pre-existing clay pipes, eliminating the need to cut through. 22–05 'the charlestown house - 5'
a finnish laavu, swedish gapskjul or slogbod, or norwegian gapahuk is also a traditional, ethnic lean-to, small building intended for temporary residence during hiking or fishing trips in the wilderness.. laavus are commonly found in finnish lapland near popular fishing rivers and in national parks. in principle, a laavu is a simplified version of a wilderness hut.
a trickle vent is a very small quantify opening in a window or other building envelope component to allow small amounts of ventilation in spaces intended to be naturally ventilated when major elements of the design - windows, doors, etc., are otherwise closed. trickle vents are used extensively in the uk and europe and are integrated into window frames to provide minimum ventilation .
a porte-cochère / ˌ p ɔːr t k oʊ ˈ ʃ ɛ r /; french: pɔʁt.kɔ.ʃɛʁ , late 17th century, literally 'coach gateway'; plural: porte-cochères, portes-cochères is a doorway to a building or courtyard, 'often very grand,' through which vehicles can enter from the street or a covered porch-like structure at a main or secondary entrance to a building through which originally a horse .
the slat extension can be controlled by the pilot. this is commonly used on airliners. operation. the chord of the slat is typically only a few percent of the wing chord. the slats may extend over the outer third of the wing, or they may cover the entire leading edge.
window film is a thin laminate film that can be installed to the interior or exterior of glass surfaces in automobiles and boats and also to the interior or exterior of glass in homes and buildings. it is usually made from polyethylene terephthalate pet , a thermoplastic polymer resin of the polyester family, due to its clarity, tensile strength, dimensional stability, and ability to accept a .
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if a leak does occur on a flat roof, damage often goes unnoticed for considerable time as water penetrates and soaks the decking and any insulation and/or structure beneath. this can lead to expensive damage from the rot which often develops and if left can weaken the roof structure. there are health risks to people and animals breathing the .