Category Archives: Painted Vinyl Doors

What is the problem with butting brick against a window?

Question: What is one of the most common mistakes that building contractors make when installing windows and doors? Answer: Not allowing enough clearance between the brick and the installed window.

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What is an Energy Star rated window and door?

  One of the most asked frequently questions we get from all types of individuals is:  Is your window Energy Star approved? Everyone gets frustrated by the answer: yes, but, it depends on your location.   Usually the next sound from … Continue reading

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Can PVC be painted? (how to paint PVC or vinyl)

Conventional wisdom has it that PVC is not paintable. That’s a reasonable statement. Had I not spent six years researching painting uPVC I’d say the same thing. So: Can PVC be painted?

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Melting Vinyl Siding

In the past several years there has been a rather unique situation arise and that is melting siding as a result of the sun’s energy reflecting off of high performance Low-e glass windows.  If you read my post on how … Continue reading

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MGM Swing doors now available with Double bore locks

The first double bore going down the line today the the Swing door series!!!! (Doesn’t Mike look exited.)

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Do you have a market for a sliding “4 panel”

MGM is developing a new telescoping patio door based on our 8005 Series patio door.  It has four individual tracks in the door.  This means that the panels will slide in their own individual tracks. It will allow for a … Continue reading

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