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Old 06-28-2010, 09:48 AM   #1
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Adding Closets


We are adding closets to two rooms that we have, before it was almost like a build it cabin but we tore that out and looking to put in some small walls then add a door.

My question is though, the floor is not exactly level, we cut out trimmers for the header and the header is not level, its about 3/8" off. We can cut one trimmer 3/8" longer, but then we may notice a gap at the floor of the door that tapers.

That being said should the header be completely level or parallel to the floor?

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Old 06-28-2010, 07:51 PM   #2
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Framing should be plumb and square. The door should be plumb and square. You can modify the door bottom and cut it parallel to the floor or to a saddle, that is used to give the door proper clearance.
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