Anatomy of a Gladstone Steel Door


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A) THE DOOR SLAB

  • 24 Gauge Hot Dipped G-40 galvanized steel
  • Factory pre-finished {white) to resist rusting
  • J-Bend edges for a stronger structure and better looking finish

B) DECORATIVE GLASS

  • Choose from an extensive selection of patterns from 6 of the largest glass manufacturers in Canada
  • Tempered glass on the exterior and interior surfaces for added security
  • Energy Star Rated
  • PVC frames, will not turn yellow and will not peel when factory painted. STYRENE and/or RESIN frames cannot be painted.

C) FOAM CORE

  • Solid Urethane foam core
  • HCFC free, protects the Ozone Layer
  • Will keep your home warm in winter and cool in summer

D) WOOD STILES & RAILS (SLAB FRAMING)

  • Kiln dried Eastern White Pine
  • Provides excellent structural stability
  • Separates the steel skins to provide a positive thermal break

E) WOOD “LOCK BLOCK”

  • Full 12. wood “LOCK BLOCK”
  • Reinforces the area where hardware is installed and prevents “crushing” in that area
  • Allows for a full range of locksets, dead bolts and decorative hardware

F) & H) WEATHER-STRIPPING

  • Premium Q-Lon Compression weather-stripping at the jambs and head provides the ultimate in weather protection
  • Q-Lon non wicking corner pads wrap under the main weather-stripping to provide a superior barrier to water and air infiltration
G) HINGES

  • Premium Ball Bearing Hinges—no metal to metal contact
  • Smooth action through the full swing
  • Fastened with “T” Nuts at strategic points for extra strength
  • Available in 6 finishes to match most hardware
  • Decorative hinge tips available

I) FINGER JOINTED PINE DOOR FRAME

  • All door frames come with an exterior, PREMIUM EXTRUDED PVC capping system in White or a Factory Applied Paint Finish
  • All door frames come with exterior PVC cladding either white or pre-finished
  • Kiln dried eastern white Canadian pine
  • Will not warp or split Available in a White Primed Finish, ready for painting or an optional Natural Finish

J) ADJUSTABLE SILL

  • Low profile, adjustable sill
  • Composite substrate…not wood
  • Available in mill finish, bronze or bronze-black

K) FIXED SWEEP

  • Attached to the sill of the door slab into factory prepared slots
  • The sweep is made of a long lasting, tear resistant rubber
  • Ends are sealed to prevent water damage
  • No unsightly Vinyl or screws on the face of the door

L) STEEL SECURITY PLATE

  • 18 gauge steel
  • Hardware latch & strike plate are fastened through the frame into the security plate for added strength and peace of mind
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