If you are installing a new football, then you are going to be faced with the task of choosing where to position it. There is no set height that a doorbell should be; however, there are some general guidelines you can follow to ensure your doorbell is easily visible and reachable for the vast majority of your guests.
There are many styles of door casing to choose from, whether you purchase a ready-made casing kit or create your own casing from lengths of trim. The types of angles you choose for your casing is also important from a design aspect, as well as impacting the way that the casing gets installed. Here we look at standard door casing size, as well as the types of door casing you can choose from.
External shutters can add a chic country cottage vibe to a home, adding personality to a property that might otherwise look bland or uninteresting. External shutters are purely decorative; however, their size is important if you want them to look authentic and properly finished. Here we look at the standard size for shutters and how to measure them for your own home.
The minimum size of staple for installing carpet is half an inch, but staples that are bigger than this can also be used, with 9/16-inch staples also being a popular size.
If you are looking to replace your shower head, then you will need to know the size of your shower pipe to ensure the new head you choose is going to be compatible with it. Here we look at standard shower pipe size and correlating standard shower thread size.
Building codes require that concrete patio slabs be at least 3 and a half inches, but the standard depth of a concrete patio slab is 4 inches.This ensures that the patio is strong enough that it won’t crumble but not so thick that it will use unnecessary concrete and increase the cost of the project.
The standard size of a faucet hole is 1 ⅜ inch. This translates to 1.375 inches, or 35mm. Since this is considered to be the standard diameter of a faucet hole, you should assume that this is the measurement of your sink faucet hole unless the specification indicates otherwise.
A fascia board is a piece of horizontal board that is fixed in place along the end of a home’s roof eaves at the rafters. Traditionally a fascia board will be made from solid lumber, but in recent years PVC fascia boards have become more popular because they offer a maintenance-free alternative, and they are typically more affordable.
The standard width of a roll of carpet padding is 6 feet, and typically a roll will contain a length of 45 feet. This means that one standard roll of carpet padding will cover a space measuring 270 square feet.
Here we look at the various types of candles that are available and the sizes they typically come in. Please find below a diagram that illustrates the common sizes of various candle types.
The water heater is responsible for heating, storing, and supplying hot water to different parts of the home on demand, such as a showerhead, a kitchen faucet, or a bathtub. Here we look into the various parts of a water heater in more detail and how they work.
Kitchen trash cans come in a variety of sizes, ranging from small under-sink trash cans to freestanding tall trash cans. Some common kitchen trash sizes include 7 to 10 gallons, 12 to 16 gallons, and 20 to 30 gallons.