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Windows & Doors

  • Distinctive Hardware

    Fusion Hardware Group’s decorative locksets, door handles, and deadbolts come in a range of designs and finishes to fit almost any architectural style.

     
  • Keyed Entry Lock With Built-in Alarm

    Schlage’s Keyed Entry Lock With Built-in Alarm offers a lower-cost alternative to hard-wired security systems.

     
  • Drywall Picker-Upper

    There's no shortage of devices out there that can be used to lever a sheet of drywall into position using foot pressure, but the most effective one I've found is Marshalltown's Panel Lifter.

     
  • Flood Barrier for Doors

    For flood-prone homes this add-on can prevent seepage through the bottom of exterior doors.

     
  • Durable Doors

    Nantucket Collection solid wood exterior doors are built to withstand whatever nature throws at them, says the manufacturer.

     
  • New Double-Hung Window

    Hurd has added a double-hung unit to its line of H3 windows.

     
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    Strong Frame: ProVia Signet Fiberglass Doors

    Strong frame construction and a durable fiberglass finish offer a wood look with longevity.

     
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    Totally Re-Tooled: Jeld-Wen Upgraded Custom Wood Windows

    A range of new features are available on this updated classic.

     
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    New Species: Masonite AvantGuard Fiberglass Doors in Cherry

    A new cherry finish expands available options for the AvantGuard line of fiberglass entry doors.

     
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    Product: SheerWeave Performance +

    An interior window shade fabric designed to reflect solar heat and reduce glare.

     
  • Cabinet Glass Upgrade

    The manufacturer best-known in this country for reproductions of historic “wavy” glass also makes replacement inserts for built-in cabinets and furniture.

     
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    Need a Lift? Kolbe & Kolbe Ultra Series TerraSpan Lift & Slide Doors

    Even with panels as large as 6x10 feet, TerraSpan doors are wind- and impact-rated for storm-prone areas.

     
  • Silent Sliding-Door Hardware

    Surface-mount round track and concave wheels that rotate on ball bearings.

     
  • Air-Flow Enhancer

    When you need to increase air movement between rooms, the Perfect Balance In-Door Pressure Balancer offers a more elegant solution than leaving an enormous gap beneath the door.

     
  • Hurd. The companys new Ultra-R glass option with Heat Mirror technology utilizes film suspended in insulated glass to achieve R-values up to R-20 (when filled with krypton gas). The film, made by Southwall Insulating Glass, is coated with nanoscale metal particles that reflect heat back to its source and improve insulation, block UV rays, and reduce noise, the company says. The lightweight windows come with up to three sheets of virtually weightless film to create up to four super-insulating cavities. 800.433.4873. www.hurd.com.

    Ultra-R Glass

    Hurd. The company’s new Ultra-R glass option with Heat Mirror technology utilizes film suspended in insulated glass to achieve R-values up to R-20 (when filled with krypton gas).

     
  • Eco-Friendly Interior Doors

    Masonite says its new Safe 'N Sound Interior Doors are milled from a low-density fiberboard (called DorCor) that uses renewable wheat straw as its primary raw material.

     
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    Products

    Self-adhesive fire tape; condensing boiler; insulated skylights; minimalist receptacles; multipurpose toilet; affordable LEDs; wood tiles; dryer fan; more

     
  • Insulated Skylights

    Aerogel is an ultra-efficient translucent insulator that’s been used in commercial skylights since 2003.

     
  • Low-E Window Film

    Instead of replacing a sound single-pane window, consider adding Solar Gard Silver AG 50 Low-E Window Film.

     
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    Recycled Glass Tile

    Fireclay’s Crush 100% Recycled Glass Tile is made from raw waste glass that’s been crushed, reprocessed, and fired.

     
 
 
 
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