Friday, 31 March 2023

window header

What Size Header is Needed For A Window?

Headers make the openings of windows and doors. They perform an essential structural function of collecting and distributing the weight above windows and doors to nearby studs because they cannot support weight other than their own.

Headers maintain the structural integrity of the building, so it is critical to size the header correctly. Let's look at how we can select the correct header size for our windows.