THERMA-TRU POSTS INSTALLATION VIDEOS
Maumee, OHIO, (February 20, 2012) - Contractors looking for step-by-step hinged patio door installation guidance can now find it at
www.youtube.com/thermatrudoors. A series of eight short tips-oriented videos, featuring Ohio contractor Steve Roth installing a Therma-Tru patio door, are posted on the company’s popular video site.
The project videos detail Roth’s transformation of a wall with a window in an older home into an opening for a Therma-Tru hinged patio door. Each video includes tips for success and expertise that can be used by contractors on the job site. Steps followed include:
- Step 1 – Remove old window
- Step 2 – Prepare opening for door
- Step 3 – Remove door from packaging
- Step 4 – Placing door in opening
- Step 5 – Securing the door in the opening
- Step 6 – Checking door margins and reveal
- Step 7 – Check the door’s operation
- Step 8 – Final recommendations for success
“The videos posted at www.youtube.com/thermatrudoors were created especially to make it easier for contractors to learn more about the steps necessary to successfully build an opening and install a hinged patio door in an older home,” says Brad Johnson, vice president of marketing for Therma-Tru Corp. “A contractor can choose to watch all of the videos for ‘start-to-finish’ job knowledge or just one or two of the short videos to gain specific assistance with one aspect of the project.”
Written instructions for installation and troubleshooting guides for Therma-Tru products can be found online at
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 1982 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.
Therma-Tru is the nation’s leading manufacturer and most preferred brand of entryway doors. 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 Fortune Brands Home & Security (NYSE: FBHS). For more information, visit www.thermatru.com, www.fypon.com or call (800) 537-8827.