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13 Standouts in New Window and Door Products

From new styles in steel garage doors to all-black window and door frames to meet trending consumer demand, these 13 products offer a range of attractive solutions for windows and doors

By Nigel F. Maynard, Editor-in-Chief, Products September 27, 2020
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Modern Edge black window and door frames from PGT Custom Windows + Doors are on trend. Scroll down for more info.
This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of Pro Builder.

The online version of this article includes five additional products. See the original article in the September/October issue of Pro Builder.


Flush Interior Door From TruStile

Available in wood or MDF (shown), TruStile’s True&Modern F Series features 1/16-inch–thick hand-selected veneers precision-matched to optimize each wood species’ character. For builders looking for a painted application, MDF is a stable option highly resistant to twisting and temperature changes. Each door also offers an engineered core for structural stability and a matching hardwood edge for a beautiful finish. Doors come in various sizes and panel designs. 

TruStile's True&Modern F-Series MDF interior door


Hurricane-Rated Pivot Door by Hope's Windows

The doors in Hope’s Windows’ Jamestown175 Series of pivot doors have passed stringent wind tests and are certified for use within hurricane and similar impact zones. Made from solid, hot-rolled steel, Jamestown175 measures 6 feet wide by 11 feet tall and features ultra-thin sight lines and a proprietary finishing system. The doors are tested for large-missile impact, cyclic load, air infiltration, water, and a design pressure of +/- 60 per square foot


Hope's Windows' Jamestown175 pivot door is hurricane-rated


Automated Skylight by Marvin

The Awaken Skylight by Marvin is a culmination of years of in-depth consumer and industry research, the company says. The automated, customizable unit mimics the soft glow of daylight after the sun has set and helps regulate indoor temperatures and air quality automatically with intelligent rain and environmental sensors. Available in sizes up to 48 inches wide and 90 inches tall, the skylight comes with screens, shades, and a narrow frame design for a clean look.

Marvin Awaken automatic skylight


Steel Garage Door From Overhead Door

Overhead Door has expanded its Model 5800 Impression Steel Collection of garage doors with two new textured wood-grain finishes: Red Walnut (in recessed panel, shown) or Weathered Gray, expanding upon the existing selection of eight premium and standard finishes, which includes Desert Tan, Gray, Terra Bronze, Black, White, Almond, Sandstone, and Brown. Doors offer oversize windows and come with foamed-in-place polyurethane insulation with an R-value of 12.

Overhead Door's new Red Walnut color in its Model 5800 Impression Steel Collection


Square Simulated Divided Lite Casement Window

Jeld-Wen has updated its Siteline collection with the addition of square simulated divided lites, a feature that allows customers to incorporate clean, contemporary style in new construction or repair and remodel projects. Addressing market design trends toward square, clean lines, Siteline windows are built with the company’s AuraLast wood protection technology and come in 27 exterior colors and
13 interior finishes.

Jeld-Wen Siteline collection of windows



Slim Sliding Doors From NanaWall

The SL84 aluminum-framed system from NanaWall is the slimmest, most thermally efficient line of folding glass walls available on the market, the manufacturer says, with a frame profile of just 3 7/8 inches of exposed hardware. The product uses continuous seals along the face of each panel frame, while two levels of insulating thermal breaks provide optimal defense from heat or cold. The SL84 can be ordered in heights up to 11 feet, 6 inches with frame widths up to 3 feet, 7 inches each.

The NanaWall SL84 aluminum door system creates expansive openings to the outdoors


Big Doors From Simpson Door Co.

Simpson Door Co.’s new Monster Door collection offers units up to 12 feet tall and 10 feet wide, addressing the need for larger and more personalized spaces in the home. The doors are available in any wood species and design, and can be mounted on popular alternative hardware, such as barn track (shown). Monster Doors are available for both interior and exterior door applications. 

Simpson Door Co. Monster Door barn door


Overhead Door From Schweiss

This Schweiss one-piece hydraulic designer door features an all-steel frame, welded cross members, and electric photo eye sensors for safety. Measuring 13 feet, 8 inches by 10 feet, 8 inches and clad in glass, the door is ideal for tight spaces and places where homeowners want extensive access to the outside. Doors are custom made to any size for any type of new or existing building.

Schweiss one-piece hydraulic overhead door


All-Black Window and Door Frames by PGT Custom Windows + Doors

PGT Custom Windows + Doors launched Modern Edge all-black window and door frames to meet growing demand among homeowners. The company is offering the new frame color option on windows and doors on select impact-resistant WinGuard Aluminum and WinGuard Vinyl, energy-efficient EnergyVue Vinyl, and non-impact ClassicVue Max Aluminum styles. Specific products include single-hung windows, sliding glass doors, architectural windows, French doors, and more. 

PTG Custom Windows + Doors' Modern Edge all-black window and door frames


Contemporary-Style Vinyl Patio Doors From Milgard

Milgard says its Trinsic Series vinyl window and patio door offers a contemporary frame profile that’s so narrow, you’ll hardly know it’s there. The narrow frame profile provides the maximum available viewable glass area to help homeowners enjoy outdoor views, and ;the newly designed, sleek hardware features 90-degree angles for modern flair. Doors come in two-, three-, or four-panel options. 

Milgard's Trinsic Series vinyl windows and doors offer contemporary styling


Revamped Entry Door Collection From Pella 

Pella has revamped its entire entry door collection, taking the most popular fiberglass and steel front doors styles and curating them into a single portfolio: Pella Entry Doors. As a result, home builders and buyers can shop a collection of their favorite front doors. The streamlined offering features 25 panel styles and nine decorative-glass options. In addition, the company has partnered with Sherwin-Williams on 25 paint colors and eight prefinished stains. 

Pella has revamped its entry door collection


Motorized Shades From QMotion 

Offered in a wide range of colors, styles, and options, QMotion’s automated shade offers both ease of use and dependability. All automated roller shades can be controlled via remote, a mobile device app, or with a manual override feature. Shades can either be battery powered or hard-wired.  

QMotion motorized screens for windows


Rechargeable Battery Wand From Hunter Douglas

Hunter Douglas has introduced a new rechargeable battery wand for its for PowerView automated shades. Discreetly concealed behind the headrail, the product is easy to remove, recharge, and replace and doesn’t mar the beauty of window treatments, the company says. The rechargeable battery wand can be installed with most shade styles and can also be retrofitted to existing Hunter Douglas automated window treatments. A battery charge lasts up to one year. 

Hunter Douglas PowerView automated shades have a new rechargeable battery wand


Read or download a PDF of this article in Pro Builder's September/October 2020 digital edition


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