lintel

Glossary

clipped lintel

A lintel which is intermittently attached to a structural member; the structural member assists the lintel in carrying the load.

Glossary

doorframe

An assembly built into a wall consisting of two upright members (jambs) and a head (lintel) over the doorway; encloses the doorway and

Glossary

Brick lintel

The metal angle iron that brick rests on, especially above a window, door, or other opening.

Glossary

Bearing header

(1) A beam placed perpendicular to joists, and to which joists are nailed in framing for a chimney, stairway, or

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