What is the best insect screen for doors?

Sliding screen doors work well and can stack over each other when not in use.
If the sliding doors are pocketed, where the panels retire into a hidden pocket in the wall when opened , the sliding screen panels can do the same. Unfortunately, the screen door stack is always visible through even the closed glass panel where they reside when no

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Lockbox, Lockrail, Terrace Door, Window, Drawing

What is a lockbox?

How It Happens and How You Can Avoid It
Innovators are the ultimate optimists. They seek to make things more functional, productive, and resilient. Many of these innovators are entrepreneurs. By nature, entrepreneurs are individuals or small groups often with limited resources. An

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Owner, CEO, Engineer, Ed Page

Don’t Innovate Yourself Out of Business

How It Happens and How You Can Avoid It
Innovators are the ultimate optimists. They seek to make things more functional, productive, and resilient. Many of these innovators are entrepreneurs. By nature, entrepreneurs are individuals or small groups often with limited resources. An

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IS THERMAL INSULATION NECESSARY FOR STEEL WINDOWS?

The steel window and door industry has long been resistant to adding thermal insulation to their products. We need a little history here to help explain the reasons behind the reluctance. Steel was the metal window profile material of choice until the 1960s, when aluminum came onto the scene. Aluminum extrusions were a lot less expensive

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Which folding door is best for me and how do I choose?

95% of a doors life will be spent closed and so the view should be a primary concern. A great view can be made or broken when it comes to outfitting the perfect home. The large opening that looks out onto the deck or patio is the space in question. Before you begin, you need to identify your goal. Most of the time, this

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Manufacturing, Four Panel Door, Bi-Fold, Production

My 5 Step Design Process for Delivering on Quality Custom Jobs

Custom manufacturing is in my blood. And challenges in meeting unique client driven solutions are what I live for. Over the years I have been asked to create many new window and door designs. I’ve never built a standard product that could be mass produced. But, there have been times when I’ve given in to overly optimistic engineering and manufacturing practices.

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Weak Link, Chain, Paper clip, Supply

A Kink in the Supply Chain: How Lean Distribution is Changing the Game

Custom manufacturing is in my blood. And challenges in meeting unique client driven solutions are what I live for. Over the years I have been asked to create many new window and door designs. I’ve never built a standard product that could be mass produced. But, there have been times when I’ve given in to overly optimistic engineering and manufacturing practices.

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Cogs, Gears, Wheels, Virtual Maufacturing

Virtual Manufacturing of Windows and Doors

Custom manufacturing is in my blood. And challenges in meeting unique client driven solutions are what I live for. Over the years I have been asked to create many new window and door designs. I’ve never built a standard product that could be mass produced. But, there have been times when I’ve given in to overly optimistic engineering and manufacturing practices.

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