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Sidelight And Transom

What Is A Door With A Sidelight Or Transom?

A door with sidelights is a door that is flanked by one or more narrow windows on one or both sides. Sidelights can be an attractive and functional addition to a door, as they allow for additional natural light to enter the space and can make a door appear larger and more welcoming.A transom is a horizontal window that is located above a door. Like sidelights, transoms can be an attractive and functional addition to a door, as they allow for additional natural light to enter the space and can make a door appear larger and more welcoming. Transoms can also be used to provide ventilation or to create a visual connection between two spaces.

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What Are The Benefits Of A Door With Sidelights Of Transom?

There are several benefits to using a door with sidelights or a transom:

  • Increased natural light: Sidelights and transoms allow for additional natural light to enter a space, which can make a room feel brighter and more welcoming.
  • Improved ventilation: Transoms can be opened to allow for increased ventilation in a space.
  • Enhanced aesthetics: Sidelights and transoms can add a stylish and elegant touch to the entrance of a building or room.
  • Increased security: Sidelights and transoms can provide an additional level of security, as they allow a person inside to see who is outside without opening the door.
  • Greater flexibility: Sidelights and transoms can be used in a variety of settings, including as a main entrance to a home or commercial building, as a partition between rooms, or as a way to separate outdoor and indoor spaces.

Options For Sidelight or Transom Doors:

Glass Design

Our doors comes with a variety of options for the glass panel that is incorporated into the door. This can include different designs or patterns etched or imprinted into the glass, as well as a range of transparency levels. The specific options that are available will depend on the manufacturer and the specific door model that you have. Some common types of door glass include stained glass which combines variety of different glass types into one unit, as well frosted or opaque glass for privacy, clear or transparent glass for a more open and expansive feel, and tinted glass to reduce the amount of light that enters the space. It is possible to also select the glass size to accompany your door design. You can choose the type of glass that best fits the style and function of your space.

Argon gas

Argon gas is used as a filling in energy efficient windows. It is an inert gas that is used to reduce heat transfer between the inside and outside of a building. Because argon is denser than air, it is able to reduce the amount of heat that is lost through a window by limiting the movement of air in the space between the window panes. This can help to keep a building warm in the winter and cool in the summer, which can save energy and reduce heating and cooling costs. In addition to its insulating properties, argon gas is also a poor conductor of electricity, so it can help to reduce the amount of electrical conductivity in a window.


Our front doors offer a wide range of customizable options to suit your personal style and needs. There are hundreds of exterior and interior color options to choose from, as well as a variety of hardware finishes to match your home's existing hardware or create a new look. Additionally, you can choose from various security options to ensure that your home is safe and secure.

Triple Glazed

Our door glass is triple glazed, which means that it consists of three layers of glass separated by a layer of air or gas. This design provides excellent insulation, helping to keep your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer. It also helps to reduce noise from the outside, making it ideal for use in busy or noisy neighborhoods. This energy efficient door glass is an excellent choice for those looking to save money on their energy bills and reduce their carbon footprint. It is durable and long-lasting, and its sleek and modern design adds a touch of sophistication to any home.


Our entry doors are made with the highest quality materials, ensuring that they are both beautiful and durable. We use a combination of steel and composite, as well as high quality wood, aluminum, and hardware in the construction of our doors. The steel and composite materials provide strength and security, while the wood and aluminum add a touch of warmth and elegance. The hardware, such as the hinges, handle, and lock, are carefully selected for their reliability and performance. This combination of top-quality materials ensures that our doors are built to last and will provide years of reliable use.​

Other customizable options include the type of door panel or glass panel, the thickness and material of the door, and the type of handle or lock. You can also choose from different trim styles and decorative accents to add a personal touch to your door. With so many options to choose from, you are sure to find a front door that perfectly fits your home and your lifestyle.

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