Doors & Windows

Primarily doors and windows for non-residential, low-rise construction.

A Nashville hit! View the Best of the Frame Building Expo 2014

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The Frame Building Expo is the only national tradeshow and education event devoted exclusively to post-frame builders. Nashville has always been a popular venue for the event, and this year did not disappoint. Attendance was strong and the mood was optimistic. Didn’t make … Read more »

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MFM WindowWrap receives registered trademark status

Coshocton, OH: MFM Building Products, a manufacturer of a full envelope of waterproofing and weather barrier products for the building industry, is pleased to announce that the company’s WindowWrap® line of window and door flashing tapes has received registered trademark … Read more »

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DBCI launches Curl-Lok door for easy on-site repair

Douglasville, GA – Rolling sheet door manufacturer DBCI has announced a revolutionary new door product called Curl-Lok.  The new Curl-lok door is constructed out of removable panels with engineered curls along the edges that lock into place instead of seam … Read more »

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Bigger and better: Nothing about this metal building project was small

- By Sharon Thatcher – When Tri-M Construction got its first opportunity to general contract a project in a high-end air community near Benton, Kan., it did so in a big way.  What resulted was the largest project thus far … Read more »

Posted in Doors & Windows, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal building systems, Metal Buildings, Products, RB March 2014, Rural Builder Green, Rural Builder Magazine, SIPs/ICFs | Tagged GBS Enterprises, Greg Soelter, Miles Millspaugh, PowerLift Hyrdraulic Doors, Stearman Estates, Tri-M Construction | Leave a comment

Selecting, installing the right hardware: What to know before you buy

Hardware can make a significant difference in the look and function of a building but builders need to know how to make the correct suggestions or selections for their clients. Following is advice on selection and installation offered by James … Read more »

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Plyco, now 60, offers a look at today’s door and window trends

Plyco Corporation, celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2014, has been witness to many changes in the door and window markets. According to Fred Mancusi, the company’s director of sales and marketing, today’s customers are looking for more from a window … Read more »

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Hydroswing is back!

Del Mar, Calif. – Hydroswing®, the benchmark in single panel hydraulic door systems, is back! After listening to the needs of the market, and making significant changes in production and pricing, Hydroswing® North America is open for business and emerging … Read more »

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Top e-Products of 2013 for Rural Builders

Throughout the year, Rural Builder Product e-Guides have featured quality products from the industry’s top manufacturers. Looking back over the products from 2013, we asked our online readers to help us decide the Best of the Best. The top three … Read more »

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Rural Builder announces Top 10 products of the year for 2013

It is a tradition in the February issue of Rural Builder that we reveal the Top 10 Products of the previous year as determined by our readers. Every issue when readers circle a Reader Service Card number requesting more information … Read more »

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DBCI opens distribution center in Rocky Mount, N.C.

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. – Roll-up door manufacturer DBCI, out of Douglasville, Ga., has opened a new distribution center in Rocky Mount, N.C. The facility, over 10,000 square feet of office and warehouse space located at 100 Red Iron Road, is … Read more »

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