Doors Review

The Mull Boot is a mull endcap that creates a water-resistant barrier between a door's sill and mullion. It prevents water from saturating the bottom of the mullion and wicking up the end grain of an unprotected mull, preventing the rotting and discoloring of the wood.

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Source: REPLACEMENT CONTRACTOR Magazine
Publication date: February 1, 2005

By Elizabeth Landry

Endura Products. The Mull Boot is a mull endcap that creates a water-resistant barrier between a door's sill and mullion. It prevents water from saturating the bottom of the mullion and wicking up the end grain of an unprotected mull, preventing the rotting and discoloring of the wood, the maker says. The endcap comes in five sizes and can be painted. 800.334.2006. www.enduraproducts.com.

Craftsman style seems to be the look of the moment in doors now. More than just a trend, the clean lines and solid elegance of the Arts-and-Crafts era make it a versatile style, just as at home in rustic suburban settings as it is in the city.

Simpson. Taking a cue from Frank Lloyd Wright, the expanded Craftsman Collection features glass options with patterns of beveled, textured, and cobalt art glass. The collection includes one-, two-, and three-panel doors, with a selection of matching transoms and side lights for each door. 800.952.4057. www.simpsondoor.com.

Courtesy Jeld-Wen
Jeld-Wen. Striking period style marks the line of Craftsman fiberglass doors, part of the IWP Aurora Collection.
Courtesy Peachtree
Featuring clean lines, flat panels, and Shaker-inspired sticking in three door and side light designs, the custom doors replicate the beauty and weight of real wood, says the company. The doors are offered in oak and mahogany wood grains and several fini...

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