Featured Products

Carrying the Load

Jan 23rd, 2023

FPL offers a complete Lift & Slide hardware system that can accommodate doors up to 1,600 lbs. According to company officials, they are now the first to offer roller carriages with Grade 304 Stainless Steel wheels. This significantly reduces the force required to slide doors, while increasing durability and reducing the risk of a bad installation […]

Great for Brick and Stucko

Jul 13th, 2021

Sika’s new Sikaflex-511 is a low-modulus, textured, on-component sealant that’s designed for high movement and is optimized for use as a perimeter weather seal. The company’s new hybrid sealant is a “brother” to its Sikaflex 510 AM50, officials say. With plus or minus 50% movement, the product is designed to provide excellent unprimed adhesion to […]

Easier Onsite Assembly

Jul 13th, 2021

With a knockdown frame that’s designed to be assembled onsite, the new Distinct Composite Sliding Patio Door from United Window and Door provides simple installation and sturdy performance. The product features heavy-duty composite sash profiles and can be customized with upgraded hardware options and blinds between glass. A three-step process starts with installing the frame, […]

An Alternative to Molded Doors

Jul 13th, 2021

Simpson’s new Redi-Prime Interior Door collection combines the company’s method for using medium-density fiberboard (MDF) veneers and classic stile-and-rail surfaces with solid MDF panels and a priming process that officials say produces long-lasting interior painted doors. The product is a “proven value,” they say, when compared to standard molded-skin interior doors. The line is available […]

Red, White and Blue

Jul 13th, 2021

Privacy Glass Solutions moved all of the design, engineering and assembly for its BetweenGlassBlinds to the U.S. The move follows an aggressive growth strategy, officials say, after reviewing the entire company blueprint, identifying areas for improvement. But it also brings, “Quality improvements, expanded selections and faster turnaround times,” they suggest. The company’s BetweenGlassBlinds are double-glazed […]

Styled for Impact

Jul 13th, 2021

RSL’s new Flat Shaker Impact Frame meets design pressure and wind and missile impact code requirements for HVHZ areas, eliminating the need for hurricane shutters. The product includes a smooth vinyl frame that fits 2-6, 2-8 and 3-0 doors with normal cutouts, including snap-on cap covers for screws. Designed to be easy to paint or […]

An Alternative to Impact Glass

Jul 13th, 2021

Rehau’s new System 190 hung slider with integrated Raushield storm protection system is designed to be an economical way to meet hurricane impact codes in residential and light commercial buildings. Designed for new construction and replacement markets, the new 3-1/4-inch frame includes integral anchor points that allow for quick, easy installation of a storm protection […]

Low-Profile Security

Jul 13th, 2021

Hurricane testing requires more than just the right impact-resistant glass; it often requires additional locking points—especially for products with low-profile tracks and thresholds. Functional Fenestration Inc.’s new Anti-Derailer Lock provides an additional security locking point for the bottom rail on multi-slide, lift-and-slide and swing style doors. All moving parts are made from stainless steel to […]

Automated Spline Insertion

Apr 28th, 2021

Winpro‘s Screen Express and Screen Express SS machines automate the process of spline insertion on door and window screens. “Winpro is mindful of valuable floor space and the footprints of necessary equipment for manufacturers,” says Kirstie Ratzer-Farley, marketing coordinator. “With that in mind, we developed the option of a swing-arm-mounted operator station on Screen Express and […]

Matching Interiors

Nov 9th, 2020

For customers who like the look of Gerkin Windows and Doors’ Midnight color for exteriors, the company announced that for its Comfort Series offers the same option for interior surfaces. Midnight is made of the same Exofol material used for the company’s exterior finishes, officials say, and won’t fade over time. “Many vinyl window companies […]

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