How Measure A French Hinged Door

Steps

1. Measure heights

2. Measure widths

3. Measure lock

 

NOTES:


Method

1. Measuring from an existing set of French screen doors:

If you have an existing set of French Hinged Screen Doors, and you are happy with the fit then we suggest that you measure this door and use these measurements for your new door.

Door Height: Measure from top to bottom of the screen door on both the left and right hand sides; send us the shortest of the two measurements.

Door Widths: Measure the top, middle and bottom widths of the screen door; send us all three measurements.

Active Door: Looking at the doors from the outside nominate which door requires the lock, the Left door or the Right door.

Lock Height: Refer to the Lock Above & Lock Below instructions at the bottom of the page. Then measure from the bottom of the existing screen door up to the centre of the existing striker, this will be the centre of the new striker and screen door handle.

 THE LOCK SIDE IS DETERMINED FROM THE OUTSIDE LOOKING IN

2. Measuring for a new set of French Hinged Screen Doors:

Door Height: Measure from top (1.1) to bottom (1.2) on both sides of your door frame, deduct 8 mm from the shortest side and record this measurement. Keeping the sides the same length will allow us to build your door square.

 

1.1                                                               1.2

Note: A bug seal is recommended to minimise gap at the bottom after the door is installed. This can be selected from the list of Add Ons available when calculating the price of your door.

Door Widths: Measure the overall jamb, top middle and bottom, deduct 15 mm and divide by two. This will give you the exact individual make size for each door. If you end up with a 0.5 mm, round down. The three width measurements can be different; however the variation should not differ by greater that 7-8 mm. 

Active Door Side: When indicating the active and non-active door ensure you are looking from the outside in. 

Lock Height: Measuring the lock stand outside looking in, the lock height is measured from the bottom of the door to the middle of the handle and tongue. 

Lock Above: Measure from the bottom sill to the top of the existing solid door handle and add 125 mm (1.4). This will be the new door handle and tongue height.

Lock Below: Measure from the bottom sill to the bottom of the existing solid door handle and deduct 60 mm (1.5). This will be the new door handle and tongue height.

 THE LOCK SIDE IS DETERMINED FROM THE OUTSIDE LOOKING IN

  

1.4                                                                                     1.5