side door

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Posted by: from Toronto
6/12/2011 at 9:03:49 PM

can anyone tell me from a cross sectional point of view , what are the components and dimensions of materials used in construction of a side entrance door through a brick wall.?

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Date/Time6/17/2011 at 9:36:37 PM

The important part of the project is to use a steel lintel as a header to support the bricks at the top portion of the door's RO and assuming an interior stud wall, a wood header (typically two 2x8) with new trimmer and king studs that bear directly on structure. If the interior stud wall is strutural as well you will have to temporarily support the ceiling joist load while you construct the door opening.


Kingsway Construction Inc

Glenn Rosborough

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