Windows and Doors Product Profile Waldorf MD
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Windows and Doors Product Profile
Doors are constructed of foam injected 1-3/4” steel panels for strength, rigidity and R12 insulating value. G60 galvanized steel door skins and jambs in white, bronze, brown and clay assure long lasting performance and beauty. AJ doors are pre-hung with 4x4-1/2” fixed pin hinges in a 4-way universal steel or aluminum frame. 16 gauge steel jamb doors, in thermal and non-thermal series, include pre-cut Low E insulation strips factory installed in the jambs. Utility doors feature extruded aluminum frames available with a textured door skin or smooth panel. Windows — horizontal siding, fixed lite and single-hung — are durable aluminum extrusions. The EZ Fit self-flashing trim reduces installation costs. Transom windows and mullion kits for adjoining multiple windows together create attractive architectural features.
ASTA Door Corp.
A manufacturer of rolling steel sheet doors for both commercial and mini/self-storage facilities, ASTA offers rolling steel slated doors, insulated steel doors and other products such as rolling fire doors, counter shutters and sectional steel doors.
BDH Door & Hallway Systems
Made of galvanized steel, BDH doors are roll formed to a configuration that provides high wind strength and minimum flex. Doors are pre-painted and carry a 40-year film integrity warranty and 30 years against chalking and fading on most colors. Available with tension adjusters and/or bearings, they come in a variety of colors and are complete with coil springs, brackets, hardware doorstops and side latch. BDH hallways feature flush columns and headers that combine with filler panels to create smooth, unencumbered corridors for easy access. Structural components are manufactured of pre-painted 20 gauge galvanized steel available in sterling and brilliant white finishes that carry a 40-year warranty.
Bilco Windows and Doors
Made of advanced materials and virtually maintenance-free, Bilco’s Ultra Series Basement Door is attractive and durable, representing the most significant innovation since Bilco first introduced the steel basement door more than 80 years ago. The door features powder-coated steel hardware and low-maintenance high-density polyethylene (HDPE) construction that never needs painting. Ultra Series Basement Door meets International Residential Code (IRC 2003) standards for emergency escape from inhabited basements.
From light duty agricultural doors to high traffic commercial doors, Cannonball:HNP has a walk door for nearly all applications. Standard styles are offered as well as doors for poultry, fire and hurricane and high corrosion applications. Accessories include panic bars, closers, window lites and locksets. All doors are prehung for ease of installation. Custom sizes are available. The window line offers economical styles with single glazing, with or without screens. Insulated and thermally broken windows and other special glazing applications are available in the commercial line.
Based in Arthur, Ill., the company is a full-line residential and commercial manufacturer of sectional and rolling steel doors that are delivered to factory authorized dealers throughout the United States. The diverse selection of doors includes the Carriage House Collection that adds home value and curb appeal. Part of the collection is the premium recessed panel all-metal 5290 Series with a polyurethane injected core between 25-gauge exterior and 27-gauge interior steel skins, resulting in a high R-value. Available in four distinct panel layouts with several color, glazing, and hardware options, the 5290 is both unique and energy efficient.
One of North America’s largest manufacturers of garage doors offers a complete line of insulated and non-insulated sectional steel doors for both residential and commercial markets. The new 3700 Series polyurethane insulated steel doors in “sandwich” construction provides superior strength and R-values up to 17.2. The residential steel Coachman Collection gives builders a low maintenance alternative to the look of wood carriage house doors. Clopay also offers a portfolio of specialty doors, which includes Coiling Sheet Roll-up doors, and the popular pre-engineered, pre-cut, Model 835/837 Sliding Door System with sizes up to 52’ x 24’.
Tailored for the metal building industry, products include galvanized reversible walk doors and frames, self-flashing or standard aluminum windows, standard and ADA-approved door hardware, door canopies and other roof and wall products.
Cornell Iron Works
Founded in 1828, Cornell manufactures a complete line of high quality rolling steel closure products, including rolling service doors, fire-rated doors and security closure products for emergency response, code compliance, access control, security and environmental separation. Products are supplied through a network of authorized installing door distributors. ISO 9001:2000 certified, Cornell endeavors to provide exceptional product quality, design flexibility and superior support services to customers.
Crown designed and manufactures the new hydraulic bi-fold door, SST Access System, offering all the benefits of a bi-fold and hydraulics. Convenience, safety, speed and reliability of the SST exceed lift straps, lift cables and single piece doors. A few options include 12-volt back-up, remote controls, implement hook-up, photo eyes, insulation, windows and walk doors.
A leading manufacturer of steel curtain roll-up doors for light to heavy-duty commercial/industrial applications, DBCi has in-house resources that include engineering, wind load testing facilities and a customer service group supported by skilled technicians in the field. The light duty 2000 and 2250 (insulated) commercial grade doors feature 14-gauge guides, 16-gauge steel drums with steel ball bearings, and 26-gauge grade E steel curtain. The heavy duty series 2500 and 2750 (insulated) doors have 12-gauge, 3-inch deep guides, 10 gauge steel slide bolt lock, widths to 18 feet with an option to upgrade the curtain from 26- to 24-gauge. The top of the line series is the 5000 wind-certified doors with 12-gauge guides and designed to meet coastal regions and Florida building codes.
Epic makes quality roll-up and steel swing doors, hallway and divider wall systems. Founded in 2004, Epic uses the highest quality materials available to the industry. Designed with the door installer in mind, doors feature the Snap ‘n Go support brackets and Click ‘n Go tensioning devices, wrap-around head stops, polypro lead-in clips, heavy duty aluminum and steel angle bottom edge, UV-resistant weather seal, pull handle and no sharp edge step plates. Doors are offered in a variety of colors and 20-year guarantees on surface paint.
Northview manufactures energy efficient polyvinylchloride (PVC) windows that will not warp, peel or corrode and will give years of trouble-free operation and performance. Developed for installation in garages, sheds, pole buildings, etc. where maintenance-free, aesthetically-pleasing low-cost alternatives to high maintenance wood windows are desirable, Northview lines include aspen glider windows, hemlock hinged windows, traditional single-hung and traditional gliding utility windows. All feature limited lifetime warranties.
Plyco makes doors, windows, slide doors and track, cupolas, ridge vents, equus and fasteners. There’s a walk door system for every application and pre-hung doors with factory-installed hardware that saves field time and money and eliminates call-backs. Options include hardware, lites and colors. This high quality commercial line includes walk doors for high security, fire rated and wind-rated applications.
The world’s largest producer of one-piece hydraulic doors and walls to maximize headroom on a retrofit or for new construction, HydroSwing adheres to the basic engineering principle: “Increase strength, performance and integrity through the reduction of weak, numerous and complicated components.” The company does not deliver any other mechanism, concentrating on the power, strength, reliability and pure simplicity of one-piece doors and walls that give maximum headroom, maximum width, minimum building costs and minimum service costs along with total reliability and support.
The Georgia-based company offers a complete line of rolling sheet doors for opening sizes up to 20- by 18-feet. Doors are manufactured to meet a range of applications and requirements and come as insulated or non-insulated models. Highlighted doors include Model 1000, which is pre-assembled with brackets, tensioner, gears and chain drive for easy installation. Model 2000 is most adaptable, with high durability and low maintenance. The heavy duty models offer deep guide engagement and greater curtain engagement for wider openings. Model 3100, a certified windload rated rolling door, meets even the most stringent building codes.
Jeld-Wen offers a wide variety of windows, exterior and interior doors, and garage doors. Since 1998, Jeld-Wen has been an Energy Star partner with the U.S. Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency. Eleven Jeld-Wen product lines and all windows and doors constructed with AuraLast wood have earned the Good Housekeeping Seal. AuraLast wood is Jeld-Wen’s propriety treatment process that provides an industry leading 20-year warranty against wood decay, water absorption and termite infestation. Jeld-Wen interior passage doors with ProCore The Quiet Door have a solid core construction and are up to 50 percent quieter than hollow interior doors.
Kolbe & Kolbe Millwork
Headquartered in Wausau, Wis., the company is a leading manufacturer of windows and doors for the residential and commercial markets. After 60 years, products are best known for superior quality, custom craftsmanship, attention to detail, as well as innovative and unique designs. The extensive product line includes extruded aluminum clad, roll-formed aluminum clad, wood and vinyl windows and doors, as well as fiberglass doors. Products are available in a wide array of sizes and styles, with many options.
Major Industries, Inc.
Adding light, naturally, with energy-saving sunlight to warehouses, agricultural buildings, and educational, commercial and retail projects is the aim of these skylights and translucent curtainwalls. They’re backed by industry-best warranties and 27 years of experience and innovation, and are a cost-effective and environmentally friendly alternative to artificial lighting. Guardian 275 translucent panels control glare and UV rays. Auburn Standard skylights are cost-saving acrylic domes that can be on-site within days. The Wisconsin company handles large and small orders.
QuickFrame Rough Opening System is a single member that can replace built-up headers, jambs and sills and reduces jobsite labor by more than 50 percent. Put together quickly with a clip, the system uses extra wide flanges and extra long returns that can be used for exterior or interior framing around any non-load bearing jamb.
Milgard Windows and Doors
Milgard introduces new energy efficiency package upgrades on select vinyl and fiberglass lines. The 3D and 3D MAX energy package options provide builders high quality, environmentally responsible Energy Star qualified windows and doors for new construction and remodeling projects. The 3D and 3D MAX package options also provide better and best scenarios to meet the demand for increased energy efficiency
Mirage Screen Systems
Let cool breezes in, keep bugs out. Minimize the need for expensive air conditioning, maximize cross ventilation with a natural cooling solution that will cut energy bills. Mirage Retractable Screen Systems, known for superior engineering detail and design appeal, feature latest colors, screen tension and glide operation innovations. Mirage mounts to virtually any door or window, can be made to fit unique outdoor spaces. For larger openings as wide as 25 feet and as high as 16 feet in a single unit, powered with an integrated motor, Mirage offers automated comfort by remote control up to 75 feet away.
The Green Bay, Wis., company offers preassembled commercial/industrial hollow metal doors. Incorporating recognized brands of doors, frames and hardware, EXPI-Door products offer excellent value and dependability to the post-frame construction used for manufacturing, professional and retail businesses. With increased strength, security and durability and a patented anchoring system designed especially for post-frame application, the doors provide easy installation in existing or new construction. UL Certified Fire labeled door systems are available.
Park Avenue Windows
The Pennsylvania company’s Park Avenue Vinyl Replacement Windows feature fusion-welded, multi-chambered construction and are filled with Dow Blue High R-Density Extruded Polystyrene Insulation for maximum energy efficiency. The collection’s E3-Max Glass, is a high-performance triple pane insulating glass system made of two lites of LoE2, one of float glass, Krypton Enhanced Air Chambers, and Ultimate Warm-Edge Technology, which virtually eliminates the transfer of heat or cold at the glass edge, reducing condensation, seal failures and harmful mold. Park Avenue Windows are NFRC tested Energy Star compliant in all 50 states. An exclusive dealer program with protected territories accompanies the window.
Peachtree Doors and Windows
Peachtree Doors and Windows line of entry door products features four architectural styles in textured and smooth fiberglass panels and a range of decorative glass designs. All of the entry doors are available with Peachtree’s continuous head, sill and frame system and a choice in finishes. Each completes Peachtree’s coordinated whole house package from front door to patio doors and windows.
Pilot Door Systems
This Utah company specializes in mini-storage roll-up door systems, header panels and mullions that are economically priced and cutting-edge design, available as complete systems in custom colors and sizes, with engineering staff available to provide specific details. Commercial doors are available in sizes to 14 x 14-feet.
Horton Stack Door
The patented Horton Stack Door, with installations from coast to coast, is specified by architects, manufacturers and owners because of savings on the project. Stack Door installs on virtually any building, saves money and space. Doors are manufactured as small as 10-feet wide and as large as 100 feet wide, in heights to 20 feet.
Pollard Windows Inc
Established in 1948, Pollard Windows makes three lines of products. The Liberty Collection is a vinyl clad wood line of windows and doors that offer natural maple, oak and pine interiors. The Advantage Line is a premium vinyl window and door line that offers a split finish option. Polardor steel entry door systems are available in many configurations and with optional decorative lites. All lines have earned the Energy Star. Pollard windows are installed in some platinum-rated LEED homes in North America.
ProShield windows and patio doors deliver uncompromising beauty with natural wood on the inside and resilient, low-maintenance vinyl on the outside. In addition, Weather Shield’s recycle/reuse efforts successfully yield products with a decreased negative influence on the environment. The recycled content used in the vinyl exteriors and the insulated glass of ProShield products is now certified to comprise at least 9 percent of the entire unit by weight. Because interior wood components of ProShield are considered renewable and not by definition recycled content, Weather Shield’s integration and certification of 9 percent pre-consumer vinyl and glass into this product line are notable in the window industry. The ProShield product is manufactured in multiple company facilities, each of which has been evaluated and confirmed to produce ProShield products consistent with the recycled material content certification.
Sand Creek Post and Beam
When it comes to barn doors, Sand Creek offers walk-out, dutch, single slider, double slider, double swinging and loft doors, all handcrafted and available in many sizes. Barn kit windows are handcrafted for an authentic, historically accurate look. Each window contains individual panes. With the exception of transom windows, they can be removed for cleaning or tilted out for ventilation. Windows are available in 6, 12, 16 or 24 lites with 5- or 7-inch individual panes. Window flower boxes are optional.
Schweiss Bi-Fold Doors
Schweiss calls itself “THE choice for bi-fold and hydraulic doors. Period.” Combining innovative design and a patented lift-strap opening system, Schweiss has created a door that operates faster, quieter, smoother and safer. Schweiss doors are built to last and offer a larger clear opening, no lost headroom, easy installation, better insulation options and the ability to adapt to any building, large or small, new or existing.
Simonton Windows introduces a new driftwood color of vinyl for the frame and sash of windows and sliding patio doors in the company’s replacement product lines. The new color complements the existing options of white and tan. The new tone, slightly darker than the company’s tan vinyl frame, is available for both interior and exterior of frames and sash, along with matching grids between the glass.
Trac-Rite Door manufactures worry-free steel curtain doors in custom sizes up to 16 feet wide. Model 988 is ideal for a wide range of commercial uses and large door openings, making it a popular choice for post-frame buildings, shipping docks, warehouses, farm buildings and dozens of other access applications.
Visions Windows & Doors
The company introduces Visions 1500, an all-vinyl product line that features an integral brickmold and built-in J-channel for simplified installation of a finished look. Visions 1500’s 2-3/4” extruded frames are comprised of white or tan uPVC vinyl with high-impact acrylic modifiers and UV stabilizers that strengthen and protect against color fading. Multiple hollow chambers inside the frame insulate the home from the elements while integral nailing fins help ensure a plumb and level installation. Styles available in the new product line include easy-tilt single hung, single slider and direct set windows in standard or custom sizes.
Weather Shield Windows & Doors
Weather Shield offers new windows at the leading edge of energy efficiency, durability and aesthetic appeal with U-factors as low as 0.23, true wood interiors and no-maintenance exteriors. The newest line, available later this year and early 2009, offer a smaller energy footprint because the efficiency and thermal properties, particularly when paired with Zo-e-shield glass, result in substantial cost savings over the life of the windows.
Prefabricated, ready-to-install vinyl strip doors by TekSupply have excellent optical clarity and permit good visibility through doorways. These high quality, strong, durable doors are easy to install and provide protection from heat, cold and humidity and are USDA approved. Universal, standard offset and low temperature, double-ribbed vinyl doors are available. TekSupply provides the materials to build any size strip door for manufacturing, agricultural, residential and commercial needs. They are perfect for pedestrian, forklift and livestock traffic areas where temperature, noise, dust and draft control are needed. Cold and freezer applications are available. Mounting hardware is included.
U.S. Doors and Building Components
As the leading global supplier of commercial roll-up doors and the only manufacturer offering a full line of sheet and slated doors, U.S. Door & Building Components is the “roll” model for the industry. Doors are wind rated up to 150 mph and feature the industry’s only nylon windlocks, resulting in quieter operation and fewer repairs over the lifetime of the doors. Sheet roll-up doors are available in sizes up to 20’ wide by 14’ high in 22 different colors. Slated rolling steel doors are available in sizes up to 18’ wide x 14’ high in 4 different colors.
Horsestallsusa provides both internal and external windows for tack and stalls with steel frames, stainless hinges and key lock or hand knob operation from inside or out. Optional features include safety glass and protection grill, multi pane safety grill or anti weaver grid with removable V grate. Dutch doors have a steel frame, a top/bottom design with hardwood paneling and optional galvanized sheeting on the inside for protection against kicking. Includes built-in locks to serve form inside and outside, as well as a key lock in top door and optional hand knob latch.
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