Proper Installation Must…

  • Protect the structural integrity of the exterior door, patio door or skylight in that, it should not support any load other than its own weight.
  • Provide an airtight seal around the perimeter.
  • Include continuous and unbroken thermal insulation between the frame and the surface of the rough opening to which the frame is affixed.
  • Accommodate proper drainage of water away on the exterior exposed side and protect against leakage. This is especially critical with skylights.
  • Make some allowance for differential movement between the exterior door, patio door or skylight and the wall or roof opening.
  • Ensure that all moving parts operate freely and properly.
  • Maximize the performance of the energy-efficient features of the unit.

Door Parts