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Residence is backing panel door performance

With the launch of Residence Doors at the FIT Show and true to form, The Residence Collection are embracing bespoke and hand-crafted entrance door manufacturing by using existing sash and bead profiles, coupled with a performance door panel in either 28 or 44mm.

This means that existing manufacturers of The Residence Collection can seamlessly move in to the entrance door market with the considerable options of R2, R7 and R9 frames and the common sashes, mullions and glazing beads across the range. The manufacturing techniques are not too dissimilar to the way in which timber doors are manufactured, with the added benefit of the larger, smaller, wider or slimmer sizes that composite doors cannot accommodate.

From an overall design perspective, the panels can be sourced in foils or sprayed to match the sashes and frames, with spraying opening up all the design trend colours such as Farrow & Ball. Given the nature of The Residence Collection, both period inspired doors and more contemporary options can be manufactured, along with everything else in between.

The structural strength of the profiles within The Residence Collection and the nature of this type of door manufacturing means that the performance of these beautiful hand-crafted doors is impressive, without the worrying issues of bowing and warping that’s currently an issue with some composite doors.

Sarah Hitchings, sales and marketing director of The Residence Collection commented: ‘Our customers now have the opportunity to manufacture entrance doors with existing profiles, coupled with high performance panels. It’s also a manufacturing philosophy that’s true to the heritage of The Residence Collection.

She continued: ‘We now have a product platform that will enable us to penetrate the door market as a whole, through our customers and backed by our wondrous brand.’

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Window Widgets (2006) Limited, which also includes The Residence Collection of pioneering PVCu window and door systems, is now part of a management buyout that has been headed up by the existing UK management team. This will see the business return to its core values of entrepreneurial flair, spirit and product innovation.

The Residence Collection represents an integration of three of the most innovative PVCu window and door systems in the fenestration industry, namely R2, R7 and R9. While sister brand, Window Widgets, has a history dating back well over a decade, supplying many of the top 100 fabricators and leading installation companies with clever product solutions.

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