Understanding STC Ratings

  • Posted by Ashley Easterwood
  • On October 13, 2021
STC is an acronym for sound transmission class, which is a method to measure how well something attenuates sound traveling in space. Sound waves travel through mediums by vibrating molecules in the matter, resulting in different mediums conducting sound waves at different rates. Solid mediums will produce sound at a higher rate due to the […]

Meet Our Estimating Team!

  • Posted by Ashley Easterwood
  • On September 16, 2021
At Frameworks, our mission is to build on our history of doing business the right way. We maintain and grow our customer base by treating customers as partners and providing excellent service. By acknowledging and consistently reminding our employees that they are the key success factor in the growth of Frameworks, we maintain a work […]

Painted vs. Anodized Frames

  • Posted by Ashley Easterwood
  • On August 26, 2021
Frameworks offers a variety of aluminum framing systems that can transform your office front to your ideal vision. Our frames are manufactured to integrate into standard drywall partitions but can be adapted to accommodate varying wall conditions. We expertly engineer angled, segmented and radius frame configurations to any specification. When selecting a framing system, customers […]

Office Fronts

  • Posted by Ashley Easterwood
  • On July 22, 2021
The type of office front used in your commercial space can convey different types of messages your customers receive. Older buildings and office spaces feature closed-off styles, meaning there is little openness which leads to teams becoming isolated and less communicative.  Modern office designs are becoming increasingly popular over the years, and the top design […]

Advantages of Aluminum Windows and Doors

  • Posted by Ashley Easterwood
  • On June 11, 2021
Are you considering buying aluminum windows and doors for your office, or upgrading your current installation? Aluminum window and door framing systems are a great choice for a commercial space, and it’s not just the aesthetics that make them attractive. Implementing Frameworks aluminum framing systems can have a positive impact on your comfort and energy […]

Borrowed Lites

  • Posted by Ashley Easterwood
  • On April 15, 2021
Borrowed lites are an opening in an interior wall that does not include a door, and allows light to pass from one room to another. This allows a space with abundant natural light to share with adjoining spaces because of its open design.  The open design, sharing more light, can be an effective way to […]

Frameworks 25th Anniversary

  • Posted by Ashley Easterwood
  • On March 25, 2021
For over 25 years, Frameworks has been manufacturing high-quality, prefinished aluminum frames, sidelites, borrowed lites, and doors for interior commercial applications. Located in Houston, TX, we specialize in sleek, modern designs with concealed fastenings, rich colors, and recessed glazing pockets to add an architecturally-pleasing design aesthetic to offices, schools, healthcare facilities, and more throughout the […]

Sidelites

  • Posted by Ashley Easterwood
  • On March 18, 2021
Since 1996, Frameworks Manufacturing has been developing high-quality, prefinished aluminum frames, sidelites, borrowed lites, and doors for interior and commercial applications. Sidelites are door frames with glass openings attached to one or both sides of the door, with options to be partial or the full height of the door it’s complemented with. Frameworks’ versatile sidelites […]

Benefits of Aluminum Sliding Doors

  • Posted by Ashley Easterwood
  • On March 11, 2021
Aluminum sliding doors are a wonderful enhancement, transforming any office space. Although aluminum sliding doors are generally chosen for their style and aesthetic appeal, there are several practical advantages. Here are some things to consider if you are thinking about implementing aluminum sliding doors. Natural Light Sliding doors, except for barn style, possess large panes […]

Fire-Rated Frames

  • Posted by Ashley Easterwood
  • On February 25, 2021
To reduce the potential damage from a fire, having frames, doors, and all the components in between are essential elements in limiting the overall dangers. A fire-rated opening in a facility helps ensure anyone can carefully move past the fire on the opposite side of the door, without actually being harmed. This is especially essential […]