Companies up the ante in hardware product development for bath and shower enclosures
December 5, 2011
While the homebuilding market remains slow, remodeling has gained steam, offering exciting opportunities for bath and shower enclosure companies. As consumers focus on home improvements, many are beginning to demand more out of their shower glass and hardware. Glass companies have responded by developing a variety of new products to serve increasingly diverse customer needs."'New' is the new...
February 19, 2010
To help glaziers navigate through door hardware design, finish, function, style, handing, voltage and other options, Security Lock Distributors, Westwood, Mass., has introduced a free Internet software application at www.seclock.com.
Practical option that became popular in the ’80s
May 1, 2007
The 1980s gave rise to hundreds of memorable icons including feathered hair, the T-top IROC Camero, pet rocks and Rick Springfield wishing he had “Jessie’s Girl.” Indeed, some of these are better forgotten. The glass door market also witnessed a new development during the early part of that decade: glass rail systems. The systems are on the top and bottom of glass doors to...
Stock hinged units, custom wall-mounts available
December 1, 2006
Los Angeles-based C.R. Laurence Co. introduced several designs for bulletin board cases for interior applications. “We have created a variety of stock bulletin board cases, and also offer custom bulletin boards that are fabricated to each customer’s specifications,” says Bob Carlson, product manager.CRL’s wall-mounted bulletin board cases ship fully assembled and ready for...
Modern hardware complements the look
October 1, 2006
The days of intimidating paneled boardrooms, opaque, studded walls and wooden doors could be numbered; glass is catching on in the workplace faster than ever. It adds sophisticated architectural statements rarely rivaled by other materials. Additionally, glass remedies the bomb-shelter syndrome in offices by allowing natural light in, creating bright, productive spaces conducive to modern work...
June 1, 2006
Although it has been around for several years, many U.S. contract glaziers still view point-supported glazing or spider glazing as a highly specialized application. It’s use in the U.S. construction market represents only a fraction of that in Europe, where the application of structural glass within building design has become the norm rather than the exception. Unfortunately, most U.S....
A profitable niche for glaziers who install and maintain glass doors
May 1, 2005
By helping your customers improve security, convenience and control, you can improve your bottom line. As you move toward providing better security solutions, you’ll open the door to a growing source of income.Why add electronic security?When your customers’ security needs increase, access-control solutions tend to follow a security migration path that begins with basic mechanical...
Proglaze ETA Engineered Transition Assembly comprises pre-engineered, finished aluminum and silicone materials assembled and mechanically attached to the window or wall assembly to ensure a durable, visually inspected connection and seal.