A reveal is the timber frame that surrounds the window or door. The window or door is usually fixed through this timber frame Into the construction.
Reveals come in various depths to suit different constructions. As you are entering overall ALUMINIUM SIZES be sure to deduct the reveal thickness of 20mm as per below…
Reveals add 20mm on each side they are present so for windows (+40 height and +40 width) for overall reveal size.
Eg. If you need your window to finish 900H x 1200W Overall reveal size…
For Overall Reveal 900H x 1200W ALUMINIUM SIZES you enter will be 860H x 1160W
NOTE: No reveal on bottom of door
Reveals add 20mm on each side they are present so for doors (+20 height and +40 width) for overall reveal size.
Eg. If you need your door to finish 2100H x 1800W Overall reveal size…
Overall Reveal 2100H x 1800W ALUMINIUM SIZES you enter will be 2080H x 1760W
NOTE: always remember to enter ALUMINIUM SIZES
To determine the recommended reveal depth please follow the general recommendations below…
A. Weather board with a pine stud 100mm B. Weather board with a hardwood stud 110mm C. Brick veneer 135mm D. Sold brick 160mm
NOTE: these are General recommendations only please confirm your wall depth as they may vary from the standard reveal