Window and Door - Sept. 2012

What's on Display at Remodeling Show and AMD Exhibition

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An advance look at window and door industry products to be featured in Louisville and Nashville A look at window and door industry products to be featured in Louisville and Baltimore THERMA-TRU Exhibiting at both AMD and the Remodeling Show, Therma-Tru is showcasing its Privacy Glass Collection of four triple-paned glass designs. For doors and sidelites, the textured glass styles provide both natural light and privacy to the home, along energy efficiency and security. The manufacturer of fiberglass and steel entry doors will also highlight the upgraded version of its online Picture Perfect entryway visualizer tool. The new Picture Perfect 2.0 Virtual Designer software program offers expanded visualization capabilities that allow more customization by trade professionals when using the software on the jobsite, for in-home sales presentation or in a dealer showroom, the manufacturer reports. Finally, the company will also show the Fypon Stone and Timber line of high-performance polyurethane pieces, which feature either a realistic stone or woodgrain texture on all exposed surfaces. To accent homes with stone, stucco and timber as major design themes, the line includes window and door trim, decorative millwork, louvers, and stone surround. 419/891-7415 | ODL Exhibiting at AMD, ODL is featuring the Array Light Control System, its doorlite panel design for exterior doors. The unit uses two sliding panels of perforated aluminum to provide users a simple way to control privacy and light levels. The company is also featuring its regionally inspired, new Mohave, Compass, Delray and Carrollton doorlite designs ranging in texture and color to give homes outstanding curb appeal. Finally, the company will demonstrate its Light- Touch enclosed blinds, which provide homeowners with a safe, convenient way to maintain privacy and control the amount of light entering a room. The door blinds, enclosed between two lites of glass, not only meet NFRC's increased certification requirements, but also feature a single control for the raising, lowering and tilting of the blinds. The operator's comfortable ergonomic grip places fingertip control within easy reach. 800/769-0759 | CDS LOGISTICS Transportation, cross-dock, warehousing, inventory management and related logistics services are offered by CDS Logistics Management to the home improvement industry. Exhibiting at AMD, the company specializes in last mile home delivery of higher-value, hard-to-handle products, including windows and doors, it notes. In addition, the firm services numerous millwork manufacturing companies, dealers and big box retailers across the United States through a network of affiliated companies. 800/878-2374 | SIMPLICIKEY To be featured at the Remodeling Show, the SimpliciKey remote control electronic deadbolt for the home provides for home entry via keyfob, keypad and key. Up to eight different keyfobs can be programmed to one lock, allowing home entry with the touch of a button, the manufacturer states. A blue LED light indicates the door has been locked or unlocked. A wireless, alphanumeric SimpliciKey keypad allows users to program up to 16 unique four- to six-digit entry codes, which can be changed at any time. Backlit, the keypad has a one-touch locking action and sliding cover that produces a sleek look without sacrificing safety. For those that still prefer to use a traditional key, SimpliciKey also provides two six-pin metal keys and an ANSI Grade II bump-resistant keyway. The reversible lock system fits both right-and left-hand doors, and easily replaces existing deadbolts with a quick 30-minute installation. 703/904-5010 | RSL Exhibiting in Louisville at AMD, RSL will display many of its newest decorative glass selections. The company's focus continues to be new decorative glass styles that offer both privacy and abundant light, it notes. In addition to its fifth generation blinds-between-the-glass product, the manufacturer will also showcase its Baton Rouge wrought iron, Brilliance white caming, Galaxy liquid crystal doorlite designs. Finally, it will also show a new SDL concept, as well as its Paragon and Skyline glass designs. 800/257-8641 | FRONTLINE The supplier of entry door cladding and transoms, as well as historical and custom restoration windows, is introducing a new aluminum pre-clad entry door frame at AMD. With 16-gauge aluminum pre-applied, the frame has the option of being supplied with weatherseal and pre-routed for hinge and latch bore. The wood portion of the jamb is treated with woodlife 111 and the bottom six inches of the jamb has a green-treated foot, the company reports. Assembled the same way as wood jambs, the pre-applied cladding reduces shop labor. 800/760-8941 | GLASSCRAFT Exhibiting at AMD, Glass- Craft Door Co. recently expanded its line to include exterior wrought iron, clear glass and SDL entry door models that have been tested and approved for use in windstorm and impact applications in Florida and Texas. The SDL series of fiberglass doors feature classic French doors and Prairie style doors to complement a wide range of architectural designs. The doors offer the look and feel of traditional divided lite doors, but with improved performance and energy efficiency as muntin bars are permanently fixed to the glass surface, allowing for superior energy efficiency. The manufacturer's Ferralites External Wrought Iron Grille Series features real handmade wrought iron grilles that are hinged to allow opening and ease cleaning. The iron grilles are powder-coated in an antique black color and are paired with textured insulating glass panels. 713/690-8282 | TRUTECH The manufacturer of Harbour Craft Premium Fiberglass Doors, Executive Series Doors, and HD Steel Doors, as well as the company's collection of Arteferro Wrought Iron Glass and Tru Elegance Decorative Glass options, will be featuring its new iPad app, designed for sales representatives, distributors and dealers to increase door sales. The mobile app provides access to information on all TruTech Doors product lines, as well as an image library to show numerous configurations, colors, finishes and glass options. To inspire and help customers visualize the end product, the Tru Tech app also features the Try-It-On Tool, which allows users to use the iPad camera to take a picture of a home front or entryway in real time and then insert any door option provided by the application. 888/760-0099 | PROVIA In recent years, ProVia has greatly expanded its product offering with the addition of the Signet fiberglass door collection, high-definition steel doors, the Aeris window and door collection, Heartland Siding and Heritage Stone. At the Remodeling Show, the manufacturer will demonstrate how its extensive line of exterior building products work together to create value-added opportunities for remodelers. Also on display will be the company's newest product within its Aeris Collection, a high-end window featuring maintenance-free characteristics on the outside and furniture-quality beauty on the inside, it reports. 800/669-4711 | SIMPSON To be featured at both the Remodeling Show and AMD, the Nantucket Collection of exterior wood doors has been expanded to include Douglas fir and sapele mahogany, in addition to the existing black locust and Nootka cypress options. An award-winning combination of historic charm and modern technology, the doors are manufactured with two-piece laminated stile and rail construction with a modified mortise-and-tenon joinery technique for superior performance, the company reports. Face-driven pins give the doors an eye-catching aesthetic, while helping to eliminate stile and rail separation. With warranties that do not require the doors to be installed under a building overhang, the wood doors are made to endure demanding climates and maintain their allure long after installation. 800/746-7766 |

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