Exterior Glass

In this course, you will learn how to select the right exterior door by exploring various glass options and their benefits. We’ll cover insulated glass for thermal insulation, low-e glass for energy efficiency, and privacy and decorative glass for enhanced aesthetics. You will also learn about different incorporation methods, such as flush-glazed glass, lite inserts, and handcrafted wood doors, along with design options including various sizes, shapes, Simulated Divided Lites (SDL), and Grilles Between-the-Glass (GBGs). By the end, you’ll be ready to choose the perfect door to enhance your home’s beauty and functionality.

Exterior Jambs and Sills

In this course, you’ll learn the essential elements of door frames and sills, including the parts of a door jamb, such as side jambs, head jambs, and mullposts, and their assembly. We’ll cover jamb materials like composite and solid wood, as well as options like FrameSaver and PVC frames for durability. You’ll explore exterior casing options, including Brickmould and flat casing, and different types of sills—inswing, outswing, and public access sills—along with their features. Additionally, we’ll discuss accessories like sill extenders, sill horns, sill pans, and sill covers. By the end, you’ll be able to select the right frames and sills to enhance your home’s entryway.

Exterior Door Measurements

Certain skills and knowledge are needed to accurately measure doors in both new and remodeling projects. There are four measurement types: unit dimension, brickmould dimension, rough and masonry opening. It is also very important to understand how to find the jamb depth.

Certain skills and knowledge are required for accurate door measurements in both new construction and remodeling projects. There are four measurement types: unit dimensions, brickmould dimensions, rough openings, and masonry openings. In addition, it is important to understand how to find the jamb depth relative to wall construction materials.

Interior Door Unit Types

Interior door units brings an aesthetics, flow, and functionality to various interior spaces. There are a range of door types including swinging, bifold, bypass, pocket, and barn doors, along with their appropriate hardware.

Selling an Interior Door Unit

The world of interior doors offers a vast array of choices. Whether it’s a simple single swinging door or a space-saving bifold option, there are numerous configurations and styles available. With such a diverse range of options and considerations, finding the perfect interior door that suits your needs and complements your space is made easy.

Selling an Exterior Door Unit

Doors come in a variety of materials, each with unique properties and characteristics. Choosing the right style, size, and finishing options, such as Reeb Finish, adds to the door’s overall appearance. This course will help in understanding the different options that are available when selling an exterior door unit.

Exterior Door Unit Types

Explore the world of entryways with sidelites in this course. Discover the two construction methods for door units with sidelites – continuous and boxed units. Learn about storm door provisions and the various components that enhance the overall appeal and functionality of these entryways.

Comparing Interior Door Types

A house is filled with doors and there are advantages to each type. For example, Stile and rail doors bring the warmth or real wood while molded doors bring an alternative choice. This course will review the advantages and disadvantages of each door type as well as compare the primed door options.

Interior Flush and Molded Doors

Flush and molded doors have continued to grow in popularity in the recent years. They were designed to replicate the look and feel of a traditional wood door at a more affordable price. This course will look at flush and molded doors and their features.

Interior Stile and Rail Doors

Doors made with stile and rail construction have been around for centuries. Newer technologies have replicated this method of door creation, the details and definition do not compare. This course will look at stile and rail doors and their unique characteristics.