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New Park Opens With 10 Sing Core Doors

Charleston, South Carolina recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for their new park, Carr-Richardson park. The park features a mid-sized structure for community gatherings, and the amazing builders of this project decided to use Sing Core for the doors.

The structure features 10 total Sing Core doors, all of which are beautiful artisan grade sliding doors. 2 doors measure 53 inches by 121 inches, while 8 of them are 79.5 inches by 121 inches, making these overall quite large doors.


To the right is one of the shop drawings used in the concept creation process of these doors.

The park went with Sing Core for a few reasons, one of which being the size of the panels they needed. Traditional panels of this size would be incredibly heavy, and if they weren’t, they would have to sacrifice strength in order to shed some weight. Sing Core panels are both lightweight and strong thanks to the patented honeycomb core used inside.

The doors can be seen all around the building, mainly near the numerous glass windows it has. These doors are attached to rollers above the windows, and intended to slide over and cover them when needed. This could be handy for protecting the windows from severe weather, potential break ins and vandalization, and more.

Sing Core panels are also a great choice for this feature, as their inherent strength and impact resistance allows them to protect the building for many years to come.


The architect that the city consulted for the job was Liollio Architecture and the construction was contracted through Mashburn Construction, both of which are local to South Carolina. Liollio did an amazing job with the designing of this park, and Mashburn’s construction and installation of the doors was incredible. Beautiful end results like this simply aren’t possible without amazing designers and construction professionals.

An article talking about the park was written after its grand opening, which you can read here.


We are thrilled to have been a part of this project, and are tremendously grateful for the business and support of the teams involved in creating this park. Sing Core takes great pride in public projects such as this, as it allows us an opportunity to give to the community and encourage more people-first projects.

If you’re working on designing or constructing a park, building, or other public place, consider using Sing Core for the best doors on the market. You can learn more about the applications of Sing Core in public places here.

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Large Doors by Sing Core

We often mention how amazing Sing Core is for making large, or even massive doors. However, what kind of claim would that be if we couldn’t back it up with proof? In this article we will go over three amazing and massive doors that were made possible by Sing Core, as well as why Sing Core panels are the best, and often the only choice to make large doors possible.

Laserfiche Dual Sliding Doors

The first example of large doors we’ll cover is a set of two sliding doors made for the Laserfiche headquarters in California. The largest of these doors is 102 inches tall by 118 inches wide, or 8.5 feet tall by 9.8 feet wide. The designers and installation crew did an amazing job with these beautiful doors, especially given their unique case of closing off the corner of the room as opposed to a more traditional sliding door setup. You can read more about this project here.

University of Idaho Arena Door

Another recent project that yielded a massive and gorgeous door was this crowd control door for the Idaho Central Arena. This large door measures in at 89.5 inches tall and 120.5 inches wide, or approximately 7.5 feet tall by 10 feet wide. This door acts as both an access point and a traffic control mechanism. When closed, this door simply seals off an area, but by opening it and positioning it as desired, you can divert the massive crowds within the arena onto a new route. Due to its use in a high traffic area, it also needs to be more sturdy and durable than a traditional door, which was made easy with Sing Core. You can read more about this project here.

Giant Pink Door

Though we’ve shown this door off before, it simply can’t be left off of this list. It is a perfect example of a large custom door that simply would not have been possible without Sing Core. This door is 156 inches tall by 36 inches wide, or 13 feet tall by 3 feet wide. In addition to this door’s unique and massive size, it also needed one key feature of Sing Core panels: to be lightweight. This door, unlike most large doors, is mounted on hinges. Typically large doors use rollers or a pivot mechanism, however not this one. As such, it had to be incredibly lightweight for its size, as hinges are far more likely to bend, break, or otherwise develop problems if they are supporting a lot of weight. This door, like all Sing Core doors, is very light compared to traditional options, and yet sacrifices none of the strength.

There are many reasons why you may want to use Sing Core for your large doors, but ultimately what makes our product special is its superior strength, high quality, and low weight. In addition, our panels will never warp or bend, which large doors are especially prone to. Warping is a quick way to permanently ruin a door, but with Sing Core, you can rest easy knowing that it will never happen. In fact, we offer a 50 Year Warp-Free Guarantee as a testament to that fact.

Use Sing Core for your large custom doors, and witness the difference and ease as a result!

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Sing Core for High-Traffic Doors

When it comes to high-traffic areas, such as commercial spaces, auditoriums, sports arenas, and more, choosing the right type of door is crucial. Not only do these areas require doors that are durable and long-lasting, but they also need to be able to withstand the wear and tear that comes with constant use, frequent impacts, and many other unpredictable damage sources. This is where Sing Core comes in, a revolutionary door panel that offers unmatched durability and strength.

What is Sing Core?

Sing Core is a lightweight yet incredibly strong material that is made using our patented honeycomb core and sealed between two outer layers of high-grade wood. This unique construction provides a number of benefits that make it the ideal choice for doors in high-traffic areas.

Strength

One of the most significant advantages of Sing Core doors is their strength. Unlike traditional doors, which are often made from solid wood or synthetic materials, Sing Core doors are able to withstand significant amounts of force without cracking, splitting, or warping. This means that they are able to withstand the constant opening and closing that comes with high-traffic areas, as well as the inevitable accidental bumps, scuffs, and impacts. They also don’t sacrifice strength for size, as even massive Sing Core doors are stronger than steel.

Lightweight

Another benefit of Sing Core doors is their lightweight construction. This makes them much easier to open and close, which is particularly important in areas where people are constantly coming and going, and especially so for any large crowd-control door. In addition, the lightweight nature of Sing Core doors means that they put less strain on hinges and other door hardware, which can help to extend the lifespan of these components. They are also significantly easier to transport and install when compared to the standard, much heavier options.

Long Lasting and Warp-Free

Sing Core doors are also 100% warp free, and are able to withstand exposure to moisture, temperature changes, and other environmental factors that can cause other types of doors to deteriorate or bend over time. In addition, they are incredibly durable, which means that they require minimal maintenance and are able to last for decades without needing to be repaired or replaced. In fact, each Professional Sing Core panel comes with a 50 Year Warp-Free and Structural Guarantee, so even in the unlikely event that your door does fail in some way, you won’t be left scrambling for a new one. Just contact us and we’ll make it right!

Customizability

Finally, Sing Core doors are also highly customizable. They can be made to fit any size or shape, and can be designed to match the aesthetic of any space. This means that they are the perfect choice for architects and designers who are looking to create a cohesive and visually appealing space.

In conclusion, Sing Core is the ideal material for doors in high-traffic areas. With its unmatched strength, durability, and lightweight construction, it is able to withstand the constant wear and tear that comes with these types of spaces, while also being highly customizable to fit any design aesthetic. Whether you are building a commercial space, public building, or any other high-traffic area, Sing Core doors are the smart choice for lasting durability and performance.

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Your Client Requested a Custom Door, Now What?

When an architect is tasked with designing a custom door for a project, there are a number of factors that must be considered in order to ensure that the end result is not only visually pleasing, but also functional and durable. One solution that has been gaining popularity among architects is the use of Sing Core in unique and custom door designs.

What is Sing Core?

Sing Core is a composite material that is made using our patented honeycomb core, resulting in a lightweight yet incredibly strong and stable material. It is particularly well-suited for use in door design due to its ability to resist warping, cracking, and other forms of damage that can be caused by environmental hazards and use.

When working with Sing Core, architects have a wide range of design options available to them. The material can be made to fit virtually any size or shape, and can be finished with a variety of materials and finishes to match the surrounding decor. Additionally, Sing Core is an environmentally friendly material, as it is made from sustainably harvested wood and does not contain any harmful chemicals or other elements.

How to Use Sing Core for Custom Doors

There are a number of ways in which an architect can incorporate Sing Core into a custom door design. For cases where a large, shaped, or abnormally scaled door is needed, you can simply provide those specifications to us during the order, and we’ll make the panel entirely custom for you. Or, if you need a high quality core to build your own custom design on top of, Sing Core works great for that as well. You can request a panel without a skin or finishing, allowing you to put your own artistry on it. You can also attach Sing Core panels together to create massive doors, should they be required. Either of these options result in a door that is both strong and visually appealing, with a high degree of customizability in terms of size, shape, and finish. There are also several optional features you can request when ordering a Sing Core panel.

Perks of Sing Core for Custom Doors

Regardless of the specific design approach chosen, the use of Sing Core in custom door design offers a number of benefits to architects and their clients. First and foremost, Sing Core doors are incredibly strong and durable, making them ideal for use in high-traffic areas or in locations where security is a concern. Additionally, the lightweight nature of Sing Core means that these doors can be easily installed and operated, reducing the risk of damage during the installation process or excess wear on the hardware.

Another benefit of using Sing Core in custom door design is its ability to resist warping and other forms of damage that can be caused by changes in temperature and humidity. This makes Sing Core doors ideal for use in areas with high levels of moisture or temperature fluctuations, such as bathrooms, kitchens, or areas exposed to direct sunlight. In fact, Sing Core is one of, if not the only product on the market that offers a 50 Year Guarantee against warping. That warranty also covers structural failure, so you can rest assured that this will last your client a very long time.

Conclusion

In conclusion, the use of Sing Core in custom door design offers architects a number of benefits, including strength, durability, and customizability. Whether used as a core material or as a veneer, Sing Core doors are an excellent choice for any project that requires a high degree of customization and durability. With their unique combination of strength, stability, and beauty, Sing Core doors are sure to be a popular choice among architects and their clients for years to come.

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“I look forward to using them again.” – Sing Core 7 Door Order Review

Sing Core Customer Testimonial

At Sing Core, we value a job well done and the kind words of our customers. This customer was pleased enough with their order to leave a review, and we’re grateful to them for doing so! Here’s what they had to say:

“As an Architect, I engaged Sing Core to produce large scale slabs for seven pivot doors for an artist’s studio.  The doors were of a scale and proportion that required a core that was light, stable and would not warp.  Singcore was able to produce what we needed in a timely manner.  The product was cost effective given the scale and quantity.  Our millworker found the product easy to work with and was able to install all required hardware effectively as Singcore provided all the requested blocking and made it easy to coordinate.

I look forward to using them again.”

The Order

This was a large order, consisting of seven large paint grade doors. The order was placed by an architect who was working on a large scale project, and they were very pleased with the product they received.

The order was mostly comprised of 96” x 60” x 3” panels, all professional grade and ready for paint. The doors were built to be put in an artist studio in Chicago as pivot doors, and the installation team did an amazing job finishing and mounting these beautiful doors.


Why Sing Core?

Sing Core panels are used for a variety of doors between many different sizes, and due to our patented honeycomb core they work particularly well for large doors. This, among other reasons, is why the client went with Sing Core for their project. With as many large doors as they were making, they needed to ensure each one had the qualities that Sing Core promises with each one of our panels. Those qualities include strength, durability, a lightweight nature, and remaining warp free.

As large doors, these would be particularly prone to warping due to their increased surface area. A warped door causes a number of issues, sometimes up to complete failure of the door and damage to the nearby area. Since these were put into an artist studio, they needed to be able to withstand constant traffic, equipment movement, and more without failing. Sing Core panels are impact resistant, long lasting, and guaranteed warp free. In fact, every door panel we produce comes with a 50 Year Warp-Free and Structural Guarantee to ensure you never have to worry about these issues. For a seven door order of large doors, the client was very pleased with the warranty, as well as the end result and quality of the delivered product.

How Can You Get Sing Core Doors?

If you want to get Sing Core doors for your next big project, feel free to submit a quote request on our website! We’d be more than happy to discuss details with you and get you an estimate. Whether your project calls for one door, seven, or even more, Sing Core promises quality and a long life on our products!

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The Importance of Lightweight Doors

Why Lightweight Doors Matter

When it comes to large, thick, or custom doors, weight matters a lot. A heavy door can be unwieldy, awkward, or hard to use. In addition, the heavier a door gets, the more complications can arise. These complications can range from minor inconveniences to major failures within the door itself, but regardless, they compromise the quality and function of your door. That’s why we suggest using Sing Core for your large or custom doors, as we make the best lightweight and strong door on the market.

Heavy Door Complications

It’s no stretch of logic to assume that the heavier a door gets, the more risk it poses in a variety of ways. Common issues with heavy doors include difficulty installing or using them, extra strain on hardware, and higher risk of injury. A large, hefty door may sound appealing, but when the mounting hardware bends or breaks under the weight, many things can happen. In the best case scenario, you have to take the door down and replace the hardware. In the worst case scenario, someone can get severely injured. In order to avoid this risk, you need to use heavier grade hardware, which can get increasingly expensive and difficult to come by depending on your door.

Light Door Solutions

If a heavy door causes many problems, then a light door should prevent them. Luckily, it does, and Sing Core doors are the best when it comes to keeping things light and strong. A lighter door has far less wear on its hardware, is much easier to install and operate, and can make the entire process of choosing and installing your custom or large door a lot more enjoyable. For one, you won’t need a team of 8 people to move the giant slab of wood. With a lightweight Sing Core door, you can often transport it with just a handful of people. Plus, with Sing Core doors, you don’t sacrifice strength for weight. Our panels are made with our patented and patent-pending honeycomb core, meaning they remain strong, sturdy, and guaranteed to never warp.

Large Doors

The biggest doors are often the heaviest, and that’s something else Sing Core is great for. Aside from just being lightweight, Sing Core panels provide additional securities when it comes to your large or custom door. The biggest concern with large doors is warping, as the larger surface area is prone to it. Sing Core’s honeycomb panels prevent warping, and we’re so confident in that statement that we offer a 50 Year Warp-Free Guarantee on all of our panels. A warped door can fundamentally ruin a door’s function, structural integrity, and more, and very few door makers can claim their product is free of that concern. Our warranty also promises the structural integrity of your door, so you also never have to worry about that.

Consider using Sing Core for your large, custom, or even standard door project. Interior doors, exterior doors, pivot, sliding, and more are all available through Sing Core.

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Innovate Your Build with Sing Core

Innovative Design Possibilities with Sing Core

A door says a lot about your home or office, and designers are creating the biggest, best, and most beautiful door designs for their projects. Many of these grand doors use Sing Core panels due to their strength, lightweight nature, and customizability. Let’s go over some of the best doors made with Sing Core.

Massive Pink Door

This huge door was installed in a luxury home, and stands 13 feet tall and 3 feet wide. This beautiful door features a hardwood frame and was crafted to artisanal quality. This door operates as a hinged door, and can be easily opened and closed despite its size due to the lightweight nature of Sing Core panels. Due to this, the hinges will last far longer than they would with a traditional heavy door. Between the excellent quality, long life span, and the beautiful work done by the architect and design team, this bright door will bring color and life to the residence for an incredibly long time.

Large Gray Door

This massive pivot door is 5 foot 3 inches wide and nearly 10 feet tall. It serves as the exterior door to a home, and offers a huge entryway that is not common with traditional doors. The door swings open as a pivot door, similar to a hinge door, but the hardware usually attaches to the top and bottom of the door as opposed to mounted on the side. Sing Core panels work very well for pivot doors, as their customizable design can be made to account for the different hardware. This door’s massive size would lead to it being incredibly heavy and hard to operate with other building methods, but with Sing Core it remains easy to use and looking great.

Laserfiche Sliding Doors

The Laserfiche California Headquarters worked with Sing Core to make several doors for their offices, this large set of corner sliding doors being the highlight piece. This high end large door slides back along the squared walls to reveal the room within, opening up a huge entryway. It can also be closed to seal the room off in a box manner. Sing Core panels work especially well for sliding doors, as their combination of unique hardware and function, plus the limitations that are put in place by the mechanisms present many challenges when it comes to weight and size. A set of sliding doors of this size would certainly be unwieldy, require even more expensive hardware, and would have many other drawbacks. With Sing Core, these doors remain light and easy to use despite their size, and as such easily roll along their tracks to open and close.

Sing Core is proud to be involved in so many important projects, and we are confident that our panels allow more innovative and fun designs. Whether you’re working on a large door, custom shaped door, or a door with any other number of features, contact Sing Core to learn how we can enhance your project and build the best door together.

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Advantages of Sing Core for Commercial Applications

The Advantages of Sing Core for Commercial Applications

Sing Core has many uses and advantages in both home and commercial applications, though we tend to think more of the home applications than those in the office. We often undervalue the importance of things such as doors in the workplace, though they are essential to the daily operation and safety of our businesses.

Doors in the Workplace

The first type of door people often think of in the workplace is the front, back, or “entry/exit” doors. These are incredibly important when it comes to the safety and operation of a business, yes, but there are many more types of doors that are commonplace in commercial industries. One other common type is the standard interior, or office door. There are also “feature doors”, which are usually large, grand, and beautiful doors that act as the opening between important areas or large rooms (see this fantastic double sliding door at Laserfiche as an example). The other common types of door are security doors, room dividers, and more. Sing Core has experience making each of these, and our panels make an excellent choice for them.

The Advantages of Sing Core

While Sing Core’s benefits in the home and professional market are similar at their core, there are some features that excel in the industrial and business sectors. One such advantage is the ability to make large, custom, and lightweight doors with our patented core. Many businesses make use of these beautiful doors as their entry, or as a feature inside, but standard construction options lead to them being incredibly heavy, or come with many other downsides. Sing Core specializes in large doors, and we make them significantly lighter than other methods, while still retaining incredible strength and durability. Our panels are also guaranteed to remain warp-free and structurally sound for 50 years, so you never have to worry about your large custom door warping and becoming unusable on you.

Another major advantage to using Sing Core in the workplace is the insulating and sound-deadening properties of our panels. In a situation where privacy is important, like you’d expect in meeting rooms or offices where confidential information is shared, you need to ensure the security of that information with a door that reduces or eliminates the sound that passes through it. Sing Core doors do this incredibly well, as our insulated honeycomb design naturally muffles sound. This also makes it a must have for businesses close to a busy street, as the passive street sound can be a detriment to a workplace.

In addition to the sound-deadening nature, we also offer a Sing Core Security Door for applications where safety and protection are essential. If your business holds high-end electronics in specific rooms, or perhaps you have sensitive documents and information, you need to ensure that the door you use to secure those areas can hold up to any attempt to break in. A Sing Core Security Door is reinforced with steel bars to guarantee the safety of what you hold on the other side.

Summary

Sing Core products deliver many valuable properties to both home and commercial applications, and we encourage you to reach out to learn more about how Sing Core can fit in at your home or office!

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Upgrade Your Garage Door with Sing Core

Upgrade Your Garage Door with Sing Core


Garage doors are one of the most difficult, yet necessary parts of a garage. Whether they are sliding or folding, up and down or side to side, they serve an important purpose in the safety and security of your home.

Why are Garage Doors so Important?

Garage doors serve as the final layer of security between your vehicle and the outside world. In addition, most garages connect to the house by a simple door, which is often left unlocked or unsecured. This means that a simple sliding door is all that stands in the way of anyone attempting to enter your home. Many garage doors are incredibly thin plastic or sometimes metal, and are incredibly easy to get through.

These thin garage doors also offer very poor insulation, meaning if your garage is heated, you will watch your heating bill skyrocket as all that hot air leaks right through the door.

For these reasons, we recommend upgrading your garage door with a Sing Core product.

Why Sing Core?


Sing Core’s patented door panel design is the industry leader in custom, lightweight, and sturdy doors. They are lightweight enough to easily function as a garage door, whether folding, sliding, or otherwise, and provide incredible insulation during the winter months. Instead of wasting money by heating a cold garage with an inferior door, a Sing Core product helps keep that warm air inside, lowering your heating bill and making your garage significantly more enjoyable.

In addition, Sing Core products are incredibly easy to repair, and when repaired return to their full strength. This means that if you ever damage your garage door, you’re more likely to be able to simply get it repaired as opposed to having to buy a whole new product. Even this situation is unlikely, however, as Sing Core panels have a 50 year quality guarantee, so if your product ever fails on you, you can rest assured that we’ll make it right.

Does Sing Core Help With my Home’s Security?

It does! While standard garage doors are often thin, flimsy, and overall lacking in the strength and durability required to act as a secure door, Sing Core products are incredibly sturdy, and you can mount additional locks and other hardware as needed to guarantee a secure entrance into your garage, and possibly home. In addition, Sing Core products are stronger pound for pound than steel, meaning your lightweight and easy to use door is still incredibly durable, and won’t simply chip away or warp on you.

Summary

No matter what time of year it is, garage doors are constantly showing their faults. Whether it be poor insulation, poor security, or simply poor functionality, they are an annoyance that many of us have to deal with daily. Installing a Sing Core product for your garage door not only remedies the issue of insulation and strength, it also gives you the peace of mind to know that you garage and home are safe, and your custom door will last you for decades to come.