Panoramic Doors are not top-hung so they do not add weight to the load calculation. Depending upon your project particulars, the existing header often does not need to be replaced. If you are creating a larger opening than what exists there now, then most likely you'll need a new header to support whatever is above your new door.
Yes, there are various ways to achieve a flush or semi-flush installation with our system. A flush installation really only works where the location is covered and weather is not a concern.
Both options offer different benefits depending upon your needs and wants. For example, with our Signature Aluminum Panoramic Doors you can go bigger (wider than 20' and taller than 8') and choose from hundreds of colors. Those are just a couple of the considerations when choosing the door that is perfect for your project.
I have a reliable network of local contractors that are very experienced installing your new Panoramic Doors. This will be a seamless experience no matter what your project demands from basic installation only to turnkey jobs that might include such things as engineering, demo, header, concrete work, stucco, drywall, etc. If you have a preferred contractor, then we also offer support guides, videos, and monthly install clinics to help them do it right. Cost? Let's first develop a better understanding of the project scope so that there is no guesswork in what it will take to transform your space.
It's all about energy efficiency and California has the strictest standards around. No surprise there. Title 24 quantifies two performance values known as U-factor and SHGC (solar heat gain coefficient). We have the test reports you need if this a requirement for your project.
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