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On casement or sliding windows, V-seal is installed along the vertical side jamb where the sash closes.
Third-row ingress and egress is afforded by pushing a button on the rear door jambs, which folds down the backs of the second-row seats and then flips the seat assemblies forward against the back of the front seats.
Buyers should also make sure the Vehicle Identification Number on the dash matches the one on the vehicle's driver door jamb.
The first come ready to install in rough openings with jamb and hinges attached; the second are sized to fit in finished openings but require drilling holes for hardware.
On a recent visit by The Bee to the fourth-floor stockroom, a staff member pointed out corroded drawer handles, door jambs and metal outlet covers.
At 4:10 p.m. May 14, a woman, 32, called police after noticing that wood trim around a door jamb in her home was missing.
Don’t bother with a steel door or door frame; check for bolts on the upper half that might indicate the presence of a steel rod or 2-by-4-inch wood jamb.
In some homes ISIS sniper nests were intact, their bulwarks of cooking-gas canisters and upturned credenzas and on-end mattresses still crammed between door jambs.
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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