TERMINOLOGY — WOOD ENTRY DOORS

list of door components and corresponding definitions that might help in your research and planning.

Glossary

list of door components and corresponding definitions that might help in your research and planning.

Term Definition
Saddle

Another term sometimes used for the threshold.

SEMI-SOLID CORE

 The centre of the door is part solid and part cellular components.

Sidelite

The side panels beside a door, typically filled with glass for decoration and lighting purposes.

Sill

The bottom horizontal piece of a door. Includes both the threshold and the subsill.

SKIRTING

This is a decorative wooden board running along the bottom of an interior wall, to finish the join between the wall and the floor.

SOLID CORE

 A heavy and solid centre to a door, it is normally made from wood-based timber components.

STANDARD CORE

Standard core doors have a cellular structure inside the door. This means that the door is lighter in weight than solid or semi-solid core doors and is well suited to domestic use.

Stiles

Two outer vertical pieces/edges of the door.

Strikeplate

The plate that covers the latch and deadbolt of a lock. Used to protect the jamb.

Subsill

The area below the threshold. Often will have a way to drain water away from the door.

Swing-In

A door which opens inwards into the house.

Swing-Out

A door which opens out from the house.

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