Exterior view of a partially opened three panel 2Fold® door

The Best Alternative to NanaWall Folding Doors.

In every segment of every product category, there is an 800-pound gorilla. In the folding or bi-folding door market that product would be NanaWall. I can’t tell you how many times I talk to savvy architects and contractors that tell me about their “NanaWall” only to find out that what they are

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Glass Doors, Rooftop Opening, Glass room

Everything You Need to Know About Pivot Doors

Almost 20 years ago I designed a pivot door that was 8 feet x 8 feet. It was painted bright red and was installed on a small interesting house designed with all corrugated paneling on the exterior. This all glass door with very thin

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Stool, Wood and Steel, Antique, Three Legs

Why Are Three-Legged Stools So Important?

Animals float, swim, slither and stand on all fours. The more developed of us can stand on our own two legs. This two leg thing is more like a parlor trick because we can’t do it without a lot of mental resources

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Famous, Failures, Popular

Is Failure Such a Bad Thing?

Failure almost always ends in pain and injury (either physical or psychological), but seldom ends in death. When faced with a calamity of any proportion, my first response is always, “well, nobody died.”

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Exterior view Sliding glass door from outside patio

Why Do People Like and Hate Sliding Doors?

While sliding doors predate World War II, they exploded onto the building scene in the 1950’s and 60’s. They became the staple of the ranch-style tract house and a regular component of apartments and hotel/motel chains, and of course, we can’t forget about mobile homes.

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