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Extra Wide Exterior Doors

You want them. They’re so impressive. They’re nearly impossible to get or have custom-built, and those extra wide exterior doors look magnificent when they are expertly designed and installed, only to disappoint at the following change of weather, because those extra wide exterior doors are likely to fail not long after installation.

What are you going to do?

If you find a custom millwork who is brave enough to build your extra wide exterior doors, it is certain they will have you sign a waiver of exclusion from any standard warranty they might offer on any of their other work on your project (which is normally a year). This is common for any unconventionally wide doors.

As all experienced millworks and custom door manufacturers know, a wide door is going to present problems for door warp. It’s simply the nature of the building materials which will move according to changes in the environment. Especially for extra wide external doors because one side faces the interior and the other faces the elements. This is a certain recipe for failure.

When the temperature is different on either side of the door, it will move. When it rains, or sunlight falls directly on the door, change in barometric pressure, just about any change will cause the door to move.

This is accepted as a standard in any type of door. In fact the AWI standard for a regular-sized door is to allow up to ¼” movement for any door up to 7 ft. tall and 3-and-a-half ft. wide to be considered “normal.” All door hardware is constructed to allow for this variance.

Once you exceeds the height and width of what is considered “normal” the differences are increased exponentially, and it doesn’t take much to have your wide doors become inoperable as they warp, bend, twist, or otherwise fail due to movement which will naturally occur.

That is, unless your extra wide exterior doors have Sing Core inside.

Lightweight High Strength Sing Core

Inventor Peter Sing’s patented and patented-pending wide door building technologies allow the biggest and best door manufacturers in the world to produce large doors of enormous size which can be covered by Sing’s

50-year Warp-free Guarantee

If you are a premiere door manufacturer dealing with high profile clientele, you really want to deliver the goods when it comes to that one-of-a-kind extra wide front door. You don’t have to disappoint your customer because now you can offer Sing’s 50-year Warp-free Guarantee, which guarantees that your door will not warp-, bend, twist, or otherwise fail for fifty years.

No need to be afraid about that extra wide entry door in your latest door schedule because you can now offer a full 50-year guarantee for any extra wide door built with Sing Core inside.

Endless Design Possibilities

Sing Core empowers contemporary architects and designers to create doors of impressive proportions in any available wood species, door skin material, glass texture, size or shape. You are now set free to create any modern extra wide front door without hesitation or fear of failure, thanks to the true Flat Team at Sing Core.

You are not limited to any design style, number, shape, or style of lite cutouts for custom glass inserts, or surface material, for Sing Core is a predominant supplier of the best large wood, aluminum, brass, fiberglass, glass, HPL, and steel exterior, interior, storm and patio doors in the United States, and Sing Core products are proudly sourced and made in the USA.

The possibilities are endless as you team up with Sing Core to build your next large custom extra wide contemporary front door, and don’t be surprised when you discover that for the most part standard extra wide exterior doors are pivot doors and sliding doors which though they could be made of any flat building material, feature either beautiful natural wood grains or fiberglass and steel as extra wide entry doors.

What will your next door for extra wide openings look like, will you consider wide front doors used double wide front doors, or a pair of French doors to add that special appearance to any extra-wide doorway.

Remember, you can have any size or shape of lite cutout for your custom glass inserts, to create your best extra wide exterior doors for you or your upscale clientele.

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Wide Doors for Hinge or Pivot Door Hardware

Oversized large paint grade Sing pivot door panelExclusive to multimillion dollar spec homes, the standard extra wide exterior doors are pivot doors to accommodate the unique challenges of wide doors.

The Problem

Wide doors will warp, not just top to bottom but side to side which compromises the seal and creates a problem for latching the door. Wide doors are problematic due to warping requiring regular maintenance to adjust the wide door accordingly.

The Solution

The Sing non-warping Professional Pivot Door Panels are the solution because if the door does not warp, you’ve solved the problem with the failure of wide doors altogether, and can be guaranteed to remain non-warp for 50 years. Even $10,000 wide doors cannot be guaranteed not to warp; even for one day.

This wide door could use concealed door hinges as swing door hinges or pivot door hardware for extra wide exterior doors thanks to Sing Core

This wide door could use concealed door hinges as swing door hinges or pivot door hardware for extra wide exterior doors thanks to Sing Core.

Advantages

Lightweight Sing wide doors with custom tite cut outs for concealed door hinges or pivot door hardwareUsing the Sing non-warp door blank as the basis extra wide exterior doors used in multimillion dollar spec homes is not only the only solution, but also imbues your door with the following benefits:

  • Lightweight: Sing wide door blanks are 17% the weight of other solid wide wooden doors, i.e. 120 lbs. vs. 720 lbs. at 4 ft. wide door.
  • High Strength: Sing wide door blanks are stronger than steel pound-for-pound (660 PSI).
  • Insulated: Sing wide door blanks are packed with rigid foam insulation rated at R3.5 per inch at no extra charge for heating/cooling control as well as sound dampening.
  • Non-warp: Only Sing wide door blanks can be guaranteed not to warp, bend or twist –including full structure integrity – for 50 years.

Affordable Wide Doors

Expensive pivot doors start at about $10,000 and just the hardware (due to the heavy weight of the door) can run into thousands of dollars and requires highly skilled craftsmen to install/maintain.

Large non warp wood pivot door mahogany warp free door blank 12 ft x 10 ft 50 year guaranteeSing wide door are a fraction of the weight and price of extra wide exterior doors. Due to being so lightweight, less expensive pivot door hardware can be used. In fact because Sing wide doors are so light in weight, you can even use standard hinge door hardware. This is why Sing wide door blanks are the premium choice of high end carriage door manufacturers.

Now, wide doors need not be relegated only to million dollar homes, because making them more affordable puts them within the reach of discriminating home owners who would like to increase the impact of their entrance door by switching to an extra wide front door.

Retro-fit Wide Doors

Say, “goodbye,” to sidelites. Sing wide doors can easily be retro-fitted to replace a standard existing exterior front door and sidelites with a single Sing extra wide front door using your choice of side hinges or pivot door hardware.

SOSS concealed door hinges for Sing wide doors alternative to pivot door hardwareSing Wide Doors Always Latch

The difference between sing wide doors and any other extra wide door is that you can always count on one thing: Sing wide doors will always secure and latch every time because they will not warp nearly eliminating wide door maintenance. This high precision can be guaranteed non-warp for 50 years.

Hinge Any Way You Want

Thanks to the light weight of Sing Door blanks, you can choose whether your extra wide exterior doors use side hinges (we suggest considering the use of concealed SOSS hinges) or lightweight pivot door hardware for easy hardware installation.