Like their windows, Monte Verde vinyl doors are of excellent quality and have upgrades standard that are extra with other manufacturers. Like the windows, they come standard with a high-performance glass package consisting of triple silver, high performance low-e, double strength glass, and solid foam silicone spacer system. Combined with tempered safety glass these doors increase the comfort of any home while reducing energy costs.
Each door is custom-built with superior craftsmanship and design. Like the windows, they are specifically made to withstand California’s climate extremes. They are available in standard 2.5” rail contemporary look, or a 4.5” ‘French Rail’ look. They are built for both beauty and style with steel reinforced vertical stiles and are California Forced Entry certified. Most door manufacturers in the state do not pass this rigorous test, they apply 800 lbs of force to a locked door and it can’t break open!
All corners are heat-fusion welded for weathertight seal and strength. The stainless steel monorail track and oversized tandem easy glide sealed bearing wheels make this one of the easiest to operate doors anywhere. Our customers are very impressed with the heavy-duty extruded screen frame and smartly integrated self-latching metal handle. They also come with both a traditional replacement fin or a very nice colonial style brickmold fin, which looks great on stucco homes. They also have an available exterior key lock, and can even key-alike if you have multiple doors.
The handles come with a sturdy two point lock and are powder-coated metal and have a variety of metal finish colors (polished brass, bronze, and satin nickel) to match any decor. There is also an optional dead bolt for an extra level of security. They also have a in-glass pet door option called the Freedom Plus pet door. This door adds a petsafe door in the glass of every door and one can even specify where to have it…in any of four positions on a traditional 5, 6, or 8 ft two panel door. They can build these pretty large too, as tall as 96” and as wide as 192”, which is 16 feet! They are available as XO, OX, XOO, OOX, OXO, and OXXO.
Going one step further, Monte Verde also manufactures one of the only custom-made vinyl french doors in the market. Most french doors are usually wood or fiberglass and therefore only come in stock sizes. Sometimes this is a problem for homeowners, especially if the existing opening is 8 feet tall. Monte Verde mades doors up to 96” tall, and in different configurations like a single “X” door, an OX, or XO “Center Hinge” door, or the more traditional XX french door, where both panels open. Speaking of which, you can order these to open in or out! They offer a nice french style handle, with the same metallic finishes available for the sliding doors. They recently added a contemporary handle set that is a straight oval type handle, that is very stylish. They also feature a full panel length multi-point lock system that includes a deadbolt and key lock.
One thing that sets the Monte Verde Vinyl Swing door apart is fact that they adjust the hinges at the factory in a squaring rack, meaning they are already set up to open/close, and “hinge” properly, in other words, they don’t slowly open or close on you after they are installed. Even if they did, however, the hinges are adjustable to accommodate even the most out-of-square openings. They also can make some interesting configurations like OXO, with either fixed or operable sidelines, or a larger OXXO where you can have two main doors open as well as the two sidelites that open as well. Even these french doors are super energy efficient meeting both title 24 and exceeding Energy Star requirements.