• Patio Doors
    Instead of the common single- or dual‐point lock found on most sliding patio doors, the SecuraSeal sliding patio door features a dual-sided 76-inch continuous locking system integrated into the door design, the manufacturer states.  From Haddon Windows & Doors, the new door is deisgned to provide increased security for one of the most vulnerable entry points into a home, where common... more »
  • Windows
    I-Frame windows from the Coeur d’Alene Window Co. feature U-values as low as .18 for fixed windows and patio doors and .21 for double-hung and double-slide versions. The standard glass package incorporates Neat low maintenance glass, two low-E glasses, the XL Edge spacer system, argon gas and Preserve protective wrap.  Other window features include auto-locking hardware, clear-view... more »
  • Entry Door Components
    The manufacturer of composite lock blocks has expanded its line with composite bottom rails designed for steel entry doors. From Ayres Engineering, the new door bottom rails use a blend of wood and polyurethane material, including a small percentage of recycled composite decking. The material provides the strength and look to meet the needs of steel door makers and can be extruded in precision... more »
  • Patio Doors
    Germany-based Sunflex, operating a sales and support operation in Florida, reports its lightweight SF 50/55 sliding folding door system has achieved a design pressure rating of +/- 60 psf (for inswing and outswing units) with a construction depth of 2 3/16 inches (55 mm). In the thermal performance testing, the door has received an NFRC U-factor rating of 0.29 Btu/h∙ft²∙F with triple glazing... more »
  • Patio Doors
    Designed as an affordable solution that mimics the look of a high-end glass wall to open an outdoor space, the Builder Series 4780 Pocket Door is a low-maintenance extruded aluminum door said to be ideal for new homes in Southern and Western U.S. markets. While typical sliding doors only open to the width of one panel, the Builder Series 4780 door panels recess into a pocket, greatly expanding... more »
  • Entry Doors
    Vented sidelites now available in Therma-Tru Doors' Fiber-Classic and Smooth-Star lines let light and fresh air into the homes without sacrificing energy efficiency. The sidelites offer the ventilation consumers want on hinged patio and entry doors without the inconvenience and obstruction of storm doors or sliding screens. Units are supplied as continuous systems comprised of either one-hinged... more »