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Where can I buy a Norton Door Closer or Power Door Operator?
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Where can I find installation videos?
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What are some common abbreviations used in the builders hardware field?

What are some common door and frame terms?

  • Door Top Rail: The horizontal rail at the top of the door.
  • Rabbet: The section of the door frame recessed to receive the door.
  • Soffit: The flat surface on the underside of the frame between the vertical frame stops.
  • Stop: The part of the frame against which the door closes.
  • Frame Face: The exposed part of the frame which is generally parallel to the wall on metal frames. On wood frames this would be the frame molding.
  • Reveal: The distance from the frame face to the surface of the door.