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Custom Windows & Doors by Kolbe

Two-wide French commercial outswing entrance door with sidelites and custom-shaped transoms, custom White Oak interior, with PDL bars and ADA-compliant sill.

  • Two-wide French commercial outswing entrance door with sidelites and custom-shaped transoms, custom White Oak interior, with PDL bars and ADA-compliant sill.
  • Heritage Series custom casement picture windows: Below are three twin casements, above are custom gothic-tops stacked over casement picture windows, all with ovolo glazing beads and 1-1/8" wide true divided lite bars. The gothic-tops also include 3-1/2" wide TDL bars.
  • Ultra Series French inswing entrance door with exterior extruded aluminum cladding with fluoropolymer finish in Coal Black on frame & 2" flat casing, and custom Red on door panel; less active door panel is narrower and mimics a sidlelite while offering a wider opening when desired. <a href=http://www.kolbe-kolbe.com/gallery/index.cfm?pcID=5&pID=33#contemp target=_blank>View product video</a>
  • Interior of Ultra Series French inswing entrance door with tempered, frosted matte glass, white oak interior with custom Ebony stain, adjustable hinges & custom hardware in Brushed Chrome; less active door panel is narrower which mimics a sidlelite while offering a wider opening when desired. <a href=http://www.kolbe-kolbe.com/gallery/index.cfm?pcID=5&pID=33#contemp target=_blank>View product video</a>
  • Custom Sash Windows: Huge triple hung windows at the University of Virginia, Monroe Hall, topped by half-circle radius windows
  • Custom Sustainable Wood: Laminated bamboo outswing entrance door panels on a commercial project (hardware not Kolbe)
  • Heritage Series segment head inswing entrance door system with sidelites and custom raised panels, constructed of Alder.
  • Custom Glass Lites & Panels: A double-wide outswing entrance door with custom raised panels and a transom, flanked by sidelites with transoms; colored glass with caming creates pictures of golfers; finely crafted glass provides a warm welcome to patrons
  • Custom Shapes: Custom wood geometrics & PDL bars in a custom pattern
  • Ultra Series Crank-Out Casement with PDL in various bar widths:  7/8" (inner, quarter-circular bars), 1-3/4" (outer quarter circular bars), and <nobr>2-1/4"</nobr> (sun "rays"). The various exterior colors include Chutney (frame and bars), Pumpkin Spice (sash and bars), Patriotic Blue, Butterscotch, and Mystic Ivy. The bars are a custom pattern.
  • Custom Construction: Curved Old World Classic chain & pulley double hung with ogee lugs & stool on the exterior, true divided lites in the top sash
  • Heritage Series custom inswing entrance door with sidelites mulled on either side. The Alder door and sidelite panels are 2-1/4" thick with a custom Brown Cherry Stain and raised panels in a custom design. The unit is embellished with 3-1/2" flat casing with backband on the exterior. The sidelites have Renova insulating glass lites; the door has an Emtek Charleston handle set. (exterior view) <!-- 2012_12_10-065 -->
  • Custom Configuration: Latitude Series corner picture window
  • Custom Preparation: Preservative-free vertical grain fir to meet allergy-free requirements
  • Custom Venting: Half-circle radius window with custom inswing venting, mulled to a custom radius with true divided lites (mull casing & locking hardware not yet applied)
  • Custom Shapes: Wood clover-type shape with brickmould & custom true divided lite pattern
  • Marvel™ electric operators for awning windows are concealed, so they do not interfere with the window aesthetic. Multiple units can be operated from one manual control switch. An optional rain sensor is available.
  • Custodial locks are are useful for security purposes, especially on the first floor of commercial buildings, as well as for energy reasons, so non-authorized people are unable to unlock and open the window. they can be disabled with a special driver bit to remove the device, which is installed as part of the lock. It is sold as a kit for field application to Sterling double hungs after they have been installed and finished, or to previously-installed Sterling double hungs. It is available in colors to complement our existing lock colors.

Kolbe Welcomes Requests for Custom Windows and Doors, such as:

  • Various shapes, sizes & mulled configurations
  • Custom operation and/or hardware
  • Unique divided lite bar patterns & widths
  • Special interior wood species & exterior colors
  • Copper cladding on exterior
  • Colored glass, finely crafted glass, caming, etching

Craftsmanship and artistry are hallmarks of Kolbe products. We build innovative windows and doors with a wide array of options. But, don't let the standard options limit your imagination.

At Kolbe, we love a good challenge. We welcome projects that require special wood species, custom divided lite patterns, unique shapes, custom finish colors, unusual mulling configurations – you dream it, we'll build it. We can even help inspire and develop your designs. Whatever the opening, we will help you fill it with style. 

The sky's the limit! Ask your Kolbe representative, and see the difference quality makes in your one-of-a-kind project.


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