Take the measurement from one wall to the other. If you position you measuring tape on the floor, you need to add the thickness of the
Thickness of an interior wall.
Take measurement inside the opening for a door and subtract the thickness of each frame.
Thickness of a floor.
Measure the thickness of the floor to the stairs level. This measurement can be easily taken when we have an open staircase. If it is a closed
staircase, it is then impossible..
Height of a siding board.
Measure from one part that sticks out to the other. This measurement will allow us to validate other measurements.
Height of a masonry unit.
Measurement must include a brick and a joint. This measurement will allow us to validate other measurements.
Height of exterior wall.
The measurement must be taken with the measuring tape leaning against the wall. The measurement needs to be taken from under the cornice to the top of foundation and from the top of foundation to the ground.
Thickness of fascia.
The measurement needs to be taken in a horizontal part of the fascia.
Width of the overhang.
The measurement must always be taken with the measuring tape positioned horizontally.