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Windows & Doors

  • Pivoting Bookcase for Creating Secret Rooms

    Hiding the entrance to a utility room behind a moveable bookcase is a terrific idea until you try to find hardware that's up to the challenge.

     
  • Mahogany Doors

    If you're looking to create a dramatic entryway but can't find the right door, consider a custom mahogany unit from Borano.

     
  • No-Distortion Foam Window Sealer

    TriggerFoam Pro Window & Door Foam will not disfigure window and door frames when it expands, says the maker.

     
  • See-Through Shutters

    According to its maker, the Armor Screen Fabric Hurricane Protection System defends windows from flying debris as effectively as plywood but installs and packs away much more easily.

     
  • Inconspicuous Doorstop

    The DoorSaver II is a replacement hinge pin with an adjustable mechanism that uses the exposed portion of the hinge leaf (rather than the soft face of the door or casing) as a stop.

     
  • A-Series Double-Hung, Picture and Circle Top Specialty Fixed Windows - Canvas Color, Colonial and Custom Grilles, Flat Exterior Trim with Cornice - Black,

    Andersen Exterior Trim System

    Quickly installs on the company's A-Series, 400 Series, and 200 Series windows.

     
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    Adams Rite Manufacturing Co. Steel Hawk 4300

    Allows electric locks to be installed in any aluminum entrance door.

     
  • A Greener Garage Door

    Eighty-eight percent of Overhead Door's EcoBuilt Garage Door Panel is derived from recycled Douglas fir, says the company, and the rest is a combination of exterior-grade resins and wax.

     
  • Steel/Polymer Garage Doors With Realistic Wood Look

    Many steel-framed garage doors look like wood only from a distance.

     
  • Prefab Arches

    Want to avoid the hassle of fabricating curved framing on site? Consider sending the plans to Custom-Arch and letting someone else do the work.

     
  • Wall-Mounted Sliding-Door Hardware

    Johnson wall-mounted sliding-door hardware can provide the convenience of a pocket door while keeping installation simple.

     
  • Folding Patio Door

    Andersen's new Folding Patio Door has an unusual top-hung design that allows its panels fold up and out the way easily.

     
  • Molded Urethane Window Shutters

    Fypon has added to its line of molded urethane window shutters and now offers more than 140 options, including louvered, raised-panel, two- and three-board plank styles, and Three Board shutters in rectangular and arch-top versions.

     
  • Fiberglass Window Frames

    Fiberglass windows are stronger than vinyl, insulate better than aluminum, and cost less than solid wood, say manufacturers.

     
  • Extension Handles For Hinged Glass Doors

    It can be tricky to fit window treatments on hinged glass doors because stock door handles may not provide enough clearance space, but RAK’s handle extensions are sized for cellular shades, blinds, and shutters.

     
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    Products

    Garage doors; heat-reflecting shingles; hurricane-resistant glass walls; clay plaster; decking with drainage; roof wrap; pergolas; more

     
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    Products

    Heat-recovering drainpipe; garage-door openers; extra-smooth nails; trench drain; treated glulams; garage storage; basement bulkheads; extra-long sheathing; more

     
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    Bilco Steel Bulkhead

    Bilco is celebrating its 75th anniversary with improvements to its Classic Series steel bulkhead.

     
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    Liftmaster Garage Door Opener

    LiftMaster’s Model 3800 jack-shaft garage-door opener mounts on the wall next to the door and attaches directly to the door’s torsion bar, freeing up overhead space.

     
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    ClamDoor Basement Door

    The ClamDoor is a lightweight fiberglass alternative to traditional basement bulkheads.

     
 
 
 
 
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