In order to obtain the discounts or credits, all of the house openings must be protected.
History[ edit ] Marble doors, Tomb of the Palmettes, Mieza3rd century BC The earliest in records are those represented in the paintings of some Egyptian tombs, in which they are shown as single or double doors, each in a single piece of wood.
Doors were once believed to be the literal doorway to the afterlife, and some doors leading to important places included designs of the afterlife. In Egypt, where the climate is intensely dry, there would be no fear of their warping, but in other countries it would be necessary to frame them, which according to Vitruvius iv.
The stiles were the vertical boards, one of which, tenoned or hingedis known as the hanging stile, the other as the middle or meeting stile. The horizontal cross pieces are the top rail, bottom rail, and middle or intermediate rails.
The doors dwelt upon in Homer would appear to have been cased in silver or brass. Besides olive wood, elm, cedar, oak and cypress were used. A 5,year-old door has been found by archaeologists in Switzerland. Those found at Nippur by Dr. Hilprecht dating from B. The tenons of the gates at Balawat were sheathed with bronze now in the British Museum.
The wood doors would seem to have been about 3 in. Other sheathings of various sizes in bronze have been found, which proves this to have been the universal method adopted to protect the wood pivots.
In Etruria many stone doors are referred to by Dennis. Roman folding doors at Pompeii 1st century AD The ancient Greek and Roman doors were either single doors, double doors, triple doors, sliding doors or folding doorsin the last case the leaves were hinged and folded back. In Eumachiais a painting of a door with three leaves.
In the tomb of Theron at Agrigentum there is a single four-panel door carved in stone. In the Blundell collection is a bas-relief of a temple with double doors, each leaf with five panels.
Among existing examples, the bronze doors in the church of SS. Cosmas and Damianoin Rome, are important examples of Roman metal work of the best period; they are in two leaves, each with two panels, and are framed in bronze. Those of the Pantheon are similar in design, with narrow horizontal panels in addition, at the top, bottom and middle.
Two other bronze doors of the Roman period are in the Lateran Basilica. The doors of the church of the Nativity at Bethlehem 6th century are covered with plates of bronze, cut out in patterns. Those of Hagia Sophia at Constantinopleof the 8th and 9th century, are wrought in bronze, and the west doors of the cathedral of Aix-la-Chapelle 9th centuryof similar manufacture, were probably brought from Constantinople, as also some of those in St.
Bronze baptistery doors at the Cathedral of Florence were completed in by Ghiberti. Of the 11th and 12th centuries there are numerous examples of bronze doors, the earliest being one at HildesheimGermany The Hildesheim design affected the concept of Gniezno door in Poland.For making doors and windows, as far as possible one type of wood should be used.
Teak is the best wood for this purpose. Irregular shaped doors or square doors are not recommended and are considered inauspicious. If you are shutting windows and doors in the dream, it suggests that you want to keep your emotions and thoughts to yourself.
You are trying to close or shut off communications with the outside world. The History Of Holiday Candles In The Windows The tradition of having candles lit in your window during the Holidays is different for each culture.
They have . The doors and windows that you put in place during a house renovation should be drawn up in such a way that they match the other items found in various rooms. If for instance the exterior door is a wooden one, you want to take into account the look of your kitchen cabinets so that you use a matching color.
Fire Rated Door and Frame Labels / Ratings Fire rated doors are used in buildings to prevent the passage of fire and smoke between two compartments or areas. They are used as a passive means of protecting people and property from fires. In windows and doors, refers to separately framed panes of glass (as well as designs simulating the look of separately framed pieces of glass).
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