Aluminum Clad Wood Tilt and Slide Doors

For Better Outdoor Living

Aluclad Wood Systems

Aluminum clad wood doors incorporate the best features of each material into a single premium system. The combination of German craftsmanship, thermal performance and long-term durability make our tilt and slide doors ideal for luxury homes, passive houses and modern architectural projects. All of our doors are completely designed and built in Germany and outfitted with the finest hardware and glazing. Best of all, we'll get them to you from Germany, wherever you are in America.

Overview & Advantages

Modern aluclad wood doors are a charming addition to any home and add style, space and flexibility. They connect indoor and outdoor life, enabling your family to move in and out with ease. Despite the rise of materials such as fiberglass and vinyl, wood remains a beloved and popular choice for both windows and doors and is only further complimented by a sleek aluminum shell. Advantages include:

  • Unmatched elegance
  • Dozens of wood species, finishes and colours
  • Less effort to open and close
  • Easy ventilation without opening the door
  • Great sound and thermal insulation
  • Weather resistance
  • Durability and Security
  • Curb appeal and increased home value

All of our wood tilt and slide doors are made-to-measure and delivered to you prefinished, ready to install.

Tilt & Slide vs. Other Types

In contrast to old fashioned sliding doors that move along a bottom track, tilt and slide doors function a bit differently. A half rotation of the handle lifts the sash up and out so that it slides horizontally, parallel to the fixed portion. The entire sash is lifted off the track and can be effortlessly slid open or closed.

By rotating the handle 180 degrees, the tilt function is engaged. Just like a tilt and turn window, this tilts the entire door sash inwards for ventilation. Thus, you can safely leave it slightly open without letting, children, pets or others in or out. It also minimizes the ability of bugs to fly in if not using a fly or insect screen, particularly compared to having to leave the door open as with most patio doors.

Freedom of Design

Neuffer offers a range of custom options to ensure that we can craft a high quality bespoke solution for your project.

Colours & Finishes

First, choose from among our many available species with both hardwoods and softwoods. Our selection includes pine, oak, larch, meranti, walnut, cherry, spruce and many more. Next, you can choose from the entire range of RAL colours or opt for no paint and instead one of our natural stains and finishes.

High-Performance Profiles Guarantee Durability

The anodized and powder-coated aluminum surfaces are highly weather resistant. The metal shell has been designed with effective rainwater drainage in mind, ensuring that water stays clear of the wooden frame. Dust and dirt on the outside can easily be removed with a wet cloth. Neither the aluminum nor the glass require regular upkeep or cleaning. Thus, aluclad doors maintain their appearance for a very long period of time, constituting some of the most durable frame types, and meaning little work for the homeowner.

Barrier-free

Low threshold or barrier-free flush thresholds are also available whether to assist the elderly, prevent children from tripping or to just make life a little easier. Barrier-free tilt and slide doors are produced in accordance with ISO regulations and well worth considering for new projects and renovations.

Strength & Security

Large glass surfaces can be a tempting target for intruders. This is why Neuffer offers high security doors with many upgrade options, including:

  • Multipoint locking
  • Locking handles, push button or key
  • Shootbolts
  • Concealed hinges
  • Laminated and impact resistant safety glass

For ground level doors, laminated safety glass should be installed at least on the outer pane. Roller shutters are an additional option which offer the benefit of improving security, insulation and privacy simultaneously.

U-values & Thermal Performance

With glass comprising most of the overall door surface, it is important to choose the appropriate glazing for your desired energy-efficiency needs. We offer both double and triple glazing options, various warm edge spacers and optional argon gas filled spaces between panes. The distances between panes can also be adjusted to provide larger gaps capable of better insulation.

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