• Cascade Windows has added a dual pull rail feature as standard on all slider and single hung product lines. With rails on both sides of the vent of a slider, as well as both the top and bottom of a single hung operating vent, it is easier for customers to open and close the window, the manufacturer reports. Offered at no additional cost, this option is not available on most window brands, it... more »
  • Composite & Fiberglass Components
    Fiberglass composite entry door and casement window profiles from Diversified Lineal Systems achieve test results far above AAMA minimum standards, the supplier reports. The casement window system, in particular, achieves a rating of CW 90. Fiberglass has long been known for strength and rigidity, DLS officials note, and with the ratings achieved by the supplier's systems, fabricators will be... more »
  • Entry Door Components
    For premium wood, fiberglass and steel doors, the VinciLites Series of decorative grille-between-the-glass inserts combine a light and more manageable weight, easier installation, no rusting, and authentic appearance of a real wrought iron grille, the manufacturer states.  From GlassCraft Door Co., the inserts combine a decorative polymer grille finished in antique black, mounted... more »
  • Door Processing Equipment
    From Leitz Tooling, the I-Door carbide/diamond insert cutterhead offers a unique combination of carbide and diamond inserts, yielding unmatched tool longevity and exceptional finish quality (without sanding) in wood core doors with hard fiber or fiberglass skins, according to the supplier. Inserts are easily changed for minimized downtime and productivity loss. The light-weight aluminum cutter... more »
  • Windows
    The 525 Series casement is designed to give homes an eye-catching look and the opportunity for maximum ventilation. With a companion matching fixed window that can help homeowners save money, the line features standard 7/16-inch laminated impact glass, and is also available with 1-inch thick insulated impact glass with a 3-inch deep frame. The line meets fire egress codes for most sizes and... more »
  • Entry Doors
    The Prestige Collection of fiberglass door systems combines a matching door, plug-less frame, SDL bars, jambs and brickmould to create a consistent look between all of the door components. Slabs are manufactured using MasterGrain’s patented Weber Grain Technology, a process said to authentically replicate any natural surface. Wood pieces are hand selected to build a real wood door, which is... more »