Door Frame Repair
Door Frame Repair
We sometimes forget that the most basic things matter the most. We don’t think much of door frames but when they suddenly break or seem damaged we tend to think hard about what went wrong and most importantly how we can fix it? Don’t be stressed though because the answer is here!
About Door Frames
Door frames are created to provide huge support for the door by fitting it into the said frame. They are vertical and horizontal pieces of a complete assembly made from different materials like wood, granite, metal, aluminium, concrete, etc. Wood is the most commonly used material to build door frames but these days due to improvements and new innovations, materials like granite, concrete, etc are taking over the industry. Wood was replaced also because of it’s high rates and concerns like termites, mold, etc.
The parts of a door frame are jamb, rebate, head, horn, holdfast. All of these parts provide support for the doors in their own ways. Door frames are important for installing the door hinges. Door hinges connect the wall and the door. Frame’s sizes always depend on the space in which the door is supposed to be installed. They are always bigger than the door since their sole purpose is to enclose around it but are smaller than the space the door is meant to be installed in. Locks, door stoppers, etc are also installed on or around the door frame.
Causes of damage in door frames
Knowing the reasons for damage in your door frame can help you avoid damaging them in future. Even if your door frame is already damaged, you would still be curious to find out what went wrong. Hence, we compiled the points which can ruin your door frames:-
- Rotting: Wooden door frames are prone to rotting if they come in contact with water. Various parts of the door frame like jamb or trim are slowly covered in mold and rot. This usually happens to bathroom doors and rooms where the moisture levels are high. Sealing the door frame and it’s parts properly can help you avoid this problem.
- Incorrect Installation: When the corners of the door frame is damaged it is because of the misplacement of the door installed in the frame. If the door and frame aren’t aligned properly then they come in contact and the friction damages the corners slowly everytime. Corners can also be damaged due to slamming the door hard frequently.
- Jamb damage: A jamb’s function is to support the doors and they are in the form of boards. Wooden jambs start splitting if they are subjected to any harm. Houses with pets may face this problem since pets scratch or chew through the door frames. This can also happen if you’ve moved around the door frame a lot.
The type of damage doesn’t matter but the quality of the repair does. An appointment with us will help you get the best quality repairs done by experts and reasonable and affordable prices!