Simpson Doors Featured on National Television

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Simpson Doors Featured on National Television See what all the fuss is about! Simpson’s award-winning Nantucket Collection is designed and constructed to provide beautiful, long-lasting exterior wood doors for any climate.  That being the case, when Dean Johnson, host of the popular PBS TV show HOMETIME, needed exterior doors for a model home in Minnesota,  he naturally chose a Nantucket … Read More

New Textured Glass Options from Simpson Doors

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One of Sound View’s most popular door suppliers is Simpson, (we get calls from all over the country asking about their products) and they just announced the availability of two new textured glass options-Luminating and Mistlite. When selecting a door, Simpson believes homeowners, architects, and builders should be able to personalize it to their exact specifications, and changing up the … Read More

Call-Out Sizing Compliance

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“Two eight five two, six over six, seven eighths muntins, four and nine jamb, with three and a half flat casing… four times.” This is what I said to Mary as she typed in the estimate—without skipping a beat. While this dialogue would be foreign to anyone outside of the fenestration industry, I bet it made perfect sense to most … Read More

Replacement Windows in Emergency Escape and Rescue Openings

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Questions about replacing windows where new construction would require Emergency Escape and Rescue Openings are common. While a recent column discussed new provisions for replacement windows in the 2015 International Codes, it did not address all possible scenarios. EEROs are required in all basements and sleeping rooms below the fourth floor of single family homes, townhouses and apartment buildings. EEROs … Read More

Glass Doors

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Sound View Window & Door proudly offers quality glass door products from the following window and door manufacturers to homeowners and contractors throughout the greater Seattle and Bellevue areas. Simpson Door Catalog ThermaTru Door Catalog Codel Door Catalog Simpson Doors Therma-Tru Doors Codel Doors Masonite doors Andersen Doors Milgard Doors Eagle Doors Simonton Doors Ply Gem Patio Doors Lindal Patio Doors … Read More

Fall Tradeshow Product Preview 2015

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Win-Door North America Win-door North America, held Nov. 3-5, 2015 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, features machinery, doors, hardware, wood products and systems, the latest computer software, testing services and more on display for fenestration and door professionals. Click below for a sample of what you’ll see from exhibitors. See the products… On Display at WMA The World Millwork … Read More

On Display at WMA 2015

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The World Millwork Alliance (formerly AMD), will host its 51st annual convention and tradeshow October 31 through November 4, 2015 at the Cobb Galleria Convention Centre in Atlanta. Get a sneak peek at what the exhibitors will have on display. See the products… Share this article:

AAMA Hires Regulatory Affairs Manager

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The American Architectural Manufacturers Association added Diana Hanson, regulatory affairs manager, to its ranks. Hanson comes to AAMA with association experience as a founding member of the North American Deck and Railing Association. While with NADRA, she presented at International Code Council hearings, which will aid her in the codes-related work she will provide for AAMA. Hanson also has experience in … Read More

NanaWall Featured in International Building Competition

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NanaWall Systems is featured in three homes within the 2015 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, which challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient and attractive. Each home incorporates NanaWall opening glass wall systems. “NanaWall Systems has been utilized in over a dozen Solar Decathlon homes since 2005, providing engineered solutions to the … Read More