A thin coating of aluminum to protect and strengthen structures like windows and doors.
A nontoxic gas that can be used to insulate glass windows to reduce heat transfer.
Used to seal in between a pair of doors.
Windows that are hinged from the top and open outward. Commonly used in basements or above other windows.
A device used to counterbalance the weight of the sash when opening and closing hung windows.
A type of door that folds in the middle when opened.
Windows that are hinged from the side.
The exposed molding around a window or door. Also referred to as a frame.
A type of lock that is engaged by turning a knob or key, rather than by spring action.
Materials that have been through the extrusion process to produce pieces for the construction of doors and windows.
Parts used to make doors and windows functional. Can include operators, hinges, locks, handles, balances and other accessories.
The horizontal piece that makes the top of the window frame.
A type of door that is hinged at the side.
Classic residential style window that is made of two sashes. The top is stationary, while the bottom sash slides open.
A side post or surface of a window or door.
A specially designed fastening system for mounting door and window frames into rough openings. Jamb Jacks replace shims used to square the window or door in the rough opening.
The piece of hardware on a door or window that is used to fasten or lock.
A piece of hardware designed to keep a door or window shut.
The piece of hardware that is used to open a window.
Hardware designed for push-out window systems.
Wheels for sliding windows.
The framed part of a window, which holds the pane(s) of glass.
A door that contains mesh screen that prevents insects from entering a home, yet allows for ventilation.
Windows that flank a doorway. Typically sidelites are vertical, narrow and stationary.
The ledge that makes the bottom part of a window.
A window that is installed in a roof or ceiling.
A door that slides across tracks instead of swinging on hinges.
A window that slides across tracks instead of swinging on hinges.
An additional door that is used for protection from extreme weather.
A door that opens from either direction and uses a spring device to close.
Seals made for doors and windows that prevent rain, air and insects from entering through small cracks.
The supporting outside piece of the window that holds the sash and glass.