What is the definition of a door jamb?

Answer Doors have door jambs for two main purposes. They help keep doors closed, and they add to the aesthetics of the door itself. A door jamb can be added even after construction of a home is complete.D... Read More »

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How to Fix a Broken Door Jamb?

Kids, weather and everyday traffic can give your door jambs quite a pounding. The jamb is the interior frame, surrounding your door on the two sides and the top, as opposed to the stud wall frame w... Read More »

How to Frame a Door Jamb?

Doors are framed in two three sided rectangular arches. The outside arch is a part of the wall and consists of two pairs of vertical studs, two studs on each side and a horizontal header. The jamb,... Read More »

How do I level a door jamb?

Level the TopAssemble the jamb by nailing the top to the sides with finish nails. Set it in the doorway, and check the top piece with a level. Lower one of the side pieces to make the top perfectly... Read More »

How to Glue a Car Door Jamb?

Slamming your car door shut only to have part of the arm rest or interior padding fly off is a frustrating experience. When things fall off your car door, they may have been partially attached to y... Read More »