ThermaTru Doors

Step-By-Step Entryway Installation Video Available


Maumee, OHIO, (April 13, 2012) - Contractors needing inspiration and education on replacing an entry door in an older home can now find both at www.youtube.com/thermatrudoors. The newly-posted “Old House, New Door & More” video shows step-by-step instructions on the removal of the door on a 100+ year old home and its replacement with an energy-efficient fiberglass entry door.

Licensed contractor Mark Clement offers insights on the removal of the older door, lead-safe practices and tips for installing the new Therma-Tru® Classic-Craft® Canvas Collection™ door with a decorative Augustine® doorlite. Fypon® urethane crosshead and mouldings were then used to enhance the entryway surround.

“Remodeling older homes is always a challenge, especially if you want them to retain their period charm while being upgraded with today’s most energy efficient products,” says Clement, host of the MyFixItUpLife radio show. “This video showcases the exact steps contractors can use to easily swap out an entry door on an older home and add urethane trim to accent that new entryway.”

Therma-Tru created the video, which is also posted at www.youtube.com/thermatrudoors, to educate contractors on the exact steps necessary to successfully enhance an opening and install a fiberglass entry door. Written instructions for installation and troubleshooting guides for Therma-Tru products can be found online at http://www.thermatru.com/customer-support/installation-instructions/. Fypon installation guides can be found at http://www.fypon.com/support/installation/guides.asp.

Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2012, Therma-Tru is known as the company that engineers its products for high performance as an entire entryway system. During its impressive history, Therma-Tru pioneered the fiberglass entryway system in 1983 with key features such as increased energy efficiency and eye-catching curb appeal elements. In 2007, Therma-Tru launched the Tru-Defense® Door System for entry and patio doors, providing builders and remodelers with advanced engineering to help withstand damaging weather and harsh conditions.**

About Therma-Tru
Therma-Tru is the nation’s leading manufacturer and most preferred brand of fiberglass and steel exterior door systems. Founded in 1962, Therma-Tru pioneered the fiberglass entry door industry, and today offers a complete portfolio of entry and patio door system solutions, including decorative glass doorlites, sidelites and transoms, and door components. The company also offers low-maintenance Fypon urethane and PVC products. Headquartered in Maumee, Ohio, Therma-Tru is part of leading consumer brands company Fortune Brands Inc. (NYSE: FO). For more information, visit www.thermatru.com, www.fypon.com or call (800) 537-8827.

**See www.thermatru.com for complete details on the Tru-Defense® Door Systems.

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