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Parts of a door for forensic scientists & barristers

Day 8 of the trial of Oscar Pistorius, charged with the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, included the testimony and cross examination of Forensic investigator Colonel Johannes Vermeulen (pictured above).  Vermeulen’s investigation centres around the condition of the bathroom … Continue reading

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Q: How do I determine the overlap required for the door compared to the opening for my sliding door?

A:  It is an aesthetic decision, but perhaps between 20mm and 100mm each side.  Slightly more overlap might be prefereable, as this may help reduce noise transference between the rooms.  The dimensions of your existing architrave and skirting boards will … Continue reading

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Does the Rollan sliding door track cause the doors to sit proud of the door frameor architrave, or do you sell spacers to bring the running gear forward?

If you’re using double doors to part and slide alongside a wall either side of the opening, and the opening has architrave/frame protruding, the doors will have to pass that and thus will stand out further than otherwise.  The wall … Continue reading

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Can a door closer arm be fitted to a curved architrave?

When an architrave has moulding or curved features where the foot of the door closer arm is supposed to go, one usually chisels out a flat surface to screw the shoe on to.

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