Term used to designate the direction in which a door swings.
This is the direction of opening a door and will show which way the bevelled latch must slope in order to operate.
refers to the side to which the door opens. This is important when ordering locks or certain types of hinges. It is different between the USA and Great Britain. In Britain a door is said to be left hand hung if the hinges are on the left-hand side as the door is opened towards him.
A term used to indicate the direction of swing or movement, and/or locking security side of a door.
Which direction the door opens. When looking at a door from the outside, it is a right hand door when the handle is on the left; it is a left hand door when the handle is on the right. This is reversed if the door swings out.
Term used to indicate the direction a door swings.
A term describing the swinging direction of a door as one stands on the side of the door from which security is desired, namely the outside.
refers to the direction of opening a door and, consequently, which way the bevelled latch must slope in order to operate.