Aluminum Clad Wood Tilt and Slide Doors
For Better Outdoor Living
Aluclad Wood Systems
Aluminum clad wood doors incorporate the best features of each material into a single premium system. The combination of German craftsmanship, thermal performance and long-term durability make our tilt and slide doors ideal for luxury homes, passive houses and modern architectural projects. All of our doors are completely designed and built in Germany and outfitted with the finest hardware and glazing. Best of all, we'll get them to you from Germany, wherever you are in America.
Overview & Advantages
Modern aluclad wood doors are a charming addition to any home and add style, space and flexibility. They connect indoor and outdoor life, enabling your family to move in and out with ease. Despite the rise of materials such as fiberglass and vinyl, wood remains a beloved and popular choice for both windows and doors and is only further complimented by a sleek aluminum shell. Advantages include:
- Unmatched elegance
- Dozens of wood species, finishes and colors
- Less effort to open and close
- Easy ventilation without opening the door
- Great sound and thermal insulation
- Weather resistance
- Durability and Security
- Curb appeal and increased home value
All of our wood tilt and slide doors are made-to-measure and delivered to you prefinished, ready to install.
Tilt & Slide vs. Other Types
In contrast to old fashioned sliding doors that move along a bottom track, tilt and slide doors function a bit differently. A half rotation of the handle lifts the sash up and out so that it slides horizontally, parallel to the fixed portion. The entire sash is lifted off the track and can be effortlessly slid open or closed.
By rotating the handle 180 degrees, the tilt function is engaged. Just like a tilt and turn window, this tilts the entire door sash inwards for ventilation. Thus, you can safely leave it slightly open without letting, children, pets or others in or out. It also minimizes the ability of bugs to fly in if not using a fly or insect screen, particularly compared to having to leave the door open as with most patio doors.