Today I took a trip to the Lowe's store so that I could get a replacement
for a hollow core door. I also wanted to check out the windows and see what
So I measured my door and it came out to be 30x79" and the windows were
Looking at the doors, the hollow core doors were only in 30x80" My
assumption is that I mis-measured my door and didn't worry about it. On a
lark I re-measured my existing door - yup it is literally 30x79 and the
replacement is 30x80. Did my door shrink? It certainly wasn't altered,
Now onto the windows. When I measured them I measured from the inside box.
I mean the rectangular cavity that the window fits into. When I was looking
at the windows at Lowe's, they are something like 36"x72", nice normal
dimensions and slightly larger than my window's dimensions. Again the
similiarity tells me that I simply mis-measured the window.
But if I did, how do I measure a window when trying to find a replacement?