What Is Rhe Trim Around A Exterior Door Called?

Answer:

The two pieces of trim that go on either side of your door are known as “pilasters” while the top piece is called a “lintel”. Sometimes, the entire unit may be referred to as the door casing, with the top piece being known as the header.

Answer:

The two pieces of trim that go on either side of your door are known as “pilasters” while the top piece is called a “lintel”. Sometimes, the entire unit may be referred to as the door casing, with the top piece being known as the header.


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Frequently Asked Questions

What do you call two pieces of door trim?

The key is to understand that typical door trim is made up of two distinct segments. The two pieces of trim that go on either side of your door are known as “pilasters” while the top piece is called a “lintel”. Sometimes, the entire unit may be referred to as the door casing, with the top piece being known as the header.

What's the difference between window and door trim?

Window and door casing trim is designed to hide the gaps between a window or door frame and the surface of the interior wall. Brick mould is an exterior casing trim designed to conceal the gap between a window or door frame and the exterior wall surface.

What is the top of a door frame called?

Door frames can be purchased primed (ready to paint) or ordered with a factory finish in a variety of colors. The top horizontal section of a door or window frame is called the head jamb. These are the vertical components on each side of a door or window frame.

What do you call the seam between window and door?

Mullion (mull) When two individual windows or a door and window are joined, the seam between the frames of the two units is called the mull, which is short for mullion. In this case, a door jamb has been joined to a window/sidelight jamb. The seam is typically hidden with a piece of trim called a mull casing (See additional definition below).

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