Rough opening


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Rough opening

An unfinished window or door opening; any unfinished opening in a building.

rough opening

An opening in a wall, or the framework of a building, into which a doorframe or window frame, subframe, or rough buck is fitted.
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During our visits to construction sites it was noted that the majority of windows had not been sized to fit the rough opening between adjacent posts.
Next dam unraced half-sister to stakes-winning mares English Toffee (grand-dam of tough Gr1 winner Awad [c by Caveat], smart Gr3 winner Rough Opening [g by Opening Verse], and English Gr2-placed Listed winner Digitalize [f by Dayjur], all most effective on turf) and Schatzi Pie.
Be very sure that the rough opening is sized to the window's exterior dimensions, that the frame is plumb and level all around--this may involve some shimming--and that you caulk and seal the frame before you close up the wall.
Lowe rebounded from a rough Opening Day outing in which the Atlanta Braves torched him for eight runs in five innings.
Users can start the product selection process with critical limiting factors such as rough opening size or color.
The rough opening up the sub-manifold via Rises races in the risers and cable trays.
The girls' volleyball team looks to put a rough opening week of Golden League play behind it as the Eagles go for their first league victory tonight.
090 m, skylight and Seitenlichtzarge; : - Thereof 43 Wood doors and frames for the rough opening 0.