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storm door

Auxiliary door installed in the same frame, as an entrance door to a house. See also: Dutch door
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storm door, weather door

An auxiliary door installed exterior to, and in the same doorframe as, an entrance door to a house, to provide added protection against cold and air infiltration; frequently includes glass paneling.
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Secure your storm doors using flat-head screws, and then install the handles and closer-piston hardware.
Inside the 80,000 square-foot Rural Hall, NC, plant, the sheet used on the storm doors is cut to a precise size for each component by a Komo CNC router.
One can see Warhol breaking free from the dictatorship of painterliness in two works from 1960, both titled Storm Door (unfortunately, not in the Whitney venue but reproduced in the catalogue).
On one occasion, they even had to stop two heavies acting for the apartheid regime trying to smash their way in through storm doors.
Dear Henri: We had new Andersen storm doors installed during the summer.
In the morning newspaper, I saw an announcement for a public auction of "dozens of used aluminum storm doors." I went home from that auction with 25 used double-track aluminum storm doors with screens and tempered glass.
Dallas-based installer Doug Thompson, for one, has installed 50 storm doors equipped with hurricane-rated glass in the urban and suburban homes of single mothers and elderly homeowners.
You typically mount storm doors to the exterior door trim using "Z-bars." The hinge-side Z-bar may already be screwed to the door (ours was), or you may have to mount it once you determine the door swing direction.
* A wide range of fenestration products-windows, skylights, patio doors, entry systems and storm doors -- all under the well-known and respected Pella brand name.
Soon after, the Schmidt started making wood combination doors, which are storm doors with interchangeable glass and screen inserts (as opposed to taking a screen door off its hinges in the fall and replacing it with a storm door).
We bought 25 with money that we made when we scrapped old aluminum storm doors that we found in the chicken house.