Scrolling Screens. Phantom Screens now offers retractable screens for double French doors. The PVC-coated fiberglass mesh screens roll into low-profile housings when not in use. Housings, slide-bars, and tracks are made of extruded aluminum for smooth operation. According to the maker, the screens can be adapted to virtually any door size. They come in eight colors and cost $800 and up installed. Phantom Screens, 888/742-6866, www.phantomscreens.com
Weathertight. Do your clients want a little extra protection from the elements? Simpson says its new WaterBarrier option helps the company's Performance Series French doors stand up to severe weather. The upgraded units have a one-piece acrylic-latex-primed medium-density overlay with a PVC glazing bead on the exterior. Simpson backs them with a...
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