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Important Qualities for Sliding Doors

Important Qualities for Sliding Doors

by Alistaire Chang The door industry is rife with impostors who would sell you a small sliding door that bends and cracks on wimpy hardware and poor track systems. Those companies will leave you with a door that does not open or close properly within the first year. Moreover, their doors are not straight from the start, they are more prone to warping over time, and they are too heavy for proper use. With those types of doors you will…

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Custom Sliding Doors

Custom Sliding Doors

When you are shopping for your own custom sliding door or a sliding door for your project, you need to consider all factors of your design. Custom sliding doors must fit in well with the aesthetic of the design, yet maintain a high level of functionality over the lifetime of the project. If you need the best sliding door available, our sliding doors are your solution. Custom Sliding Door Technical Considerations A sliding door must not warp in order to…

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How to Build Warp-free Large Sliding Doors

How to Build Warp-free Large Sliding Doors

Large sliding doors are a problem for designers, engineers and craftsman facing the challenges associated with large sliding doors and to make things worse, don’t even talk about large sliding exterior door, because that’s even more of a challenge. Why are large sliding doors such a big deal? Because unfortunately if a sliding door is over 7 feet tall and three-and-a-half feet wide the door will warp. Once a sliding door is warped, then it can become quite problematic. At…

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Lightweight Sliding Doors

Lightweight Sliding Doors

No other Eco-friendly lightweight sliding door is lighter in weight and stronger than lightweight sliding doors by large sliding doors. We use a patented lightweight sliding door composite substrate made of vertical grain torsion box and rigid foam to form an insulated solid lightweight sliding door that is stronger than steel (660 PSI) pound for pound. The insulation provides climate control (R3.5-R6.5, compared to solid wood at R.71 to R1.4 per inch) and sound dampening noise reduction. Compared to a…

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