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How to take the measurements?

--> Dimension and positioning a window.
Take measurement inside the frame

Dimension and positioning a window - Photo 01  Dimension and positioning a window - Photo 02  Dimension and positioning a window - Photo 03  Dimension and positioning a window - Photo 04  Dimension and positioning a window - Photo 05  Dimension and positioning a window - Photo 06
--> Width of a door.
Take measurement inside the frame.

Width of a door - Photo 01  Width of a door - Photo 02  Width of a door - Photo 03  Width of a door - Photo 04  Width of a door - Photo 05
--> Width of a hallway.
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 baseboards.

Width of a hallway - Photo 01 
--> Thickness of an interior wall.
Take measurement inside the opening for a door and subtract the thickness of each frame.

Thickness of an interior wall - Photo 01 
--> 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..

Thickness of a floor - Photo 01 
--> 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 siding board - Photo 01 
--> Height of a masonry unit.
Measurement must include a brick and a joint. This measurement will allow us to validate other measurements.

Height of a masonry unit - Photo 01 
--> 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.

Height of exterior wall - Photo 01  Height of exterior wall - Photo 02
--> Thickness of fascia.
The measurement needs to be taken in a horizontal part of the fascia.

Thickness of fascia - Photo 01 
--> Width of the overhang.
The measurement must always be taken with the measuring tape positioned horizontally.

Width of the overhang - Photo 01