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The Best Aluminum Framing Systems for Your Business

Frameworks Manufacturing has been manufacturing high-quality, prefinished aluminum frames and more for interior commercial applications for over 25 years. Based in Houston, TX, Frameworks specializes in sleek, modern designs that utilize the best quality materials, creating concealed fastenings, rich colors, and recessed glazing pockets to achieve your ideal vision.  We offer clients options that can […]

Interior Aluminum Doors for Your Business

From swinging doors to sliding/barn and pocket doors, Frameworks doors are assembled and packaged in our factory. On-site installation is made simple by having accommodations for special hardware preparation included in the package with the frame. Doors are available in narrow (2-5/8″), medium (4 1/4″), and wide stiles (5 1/2″). Frameworks produces quality sidelites, transoms, […]

Changing Your Interior Design with Framework’s Type I Framing System

Frameworks Manufacturing is known as one of the top aluminum frame, door and window manufacturers because of our high-quality products and superior customer service. Our Type I framing system, for example, is the original frame system of the industry. This innovative system brings new light to interior architecture with custom and standard glazing options.  The […]

Aluminum Framing Systems for Your Business

Whether you’re building a new office or converting an older space, aluminum office fronts may provide more benefits to your business than you realize. Aluminum framing not only portrays professionalism and provides simple, sleek aesthetics, but is also a return on investment. Aluminum framing systems showcase an open concept environment to your clients, no matter […]

Maintaining The Beauty of Your Aluminum Products

At Frameworks Manufacturing, we pride ourselves on the beauty of our interior aluminum frames and doors. All frames and doors are cleaned by hand prior to shipment. We take great care to package our products so that they will arrive at the job site without cosmetic or structural damage. As with many other finished products […]

Stylish Sound Control with Frameworks Serenity Aluminum Frame And STC-35 Wood Door

Distractions within your office space can affect the overall productivity, mood and performance of your team. When designing an office space, think ahead. Consider potential issues that may be prevented based on the layout and materials used to complete the project. The Frameworks Type II aluminum frame has now been tested with sound transmission class […]

Frameworks Slim Slider and Type II Barn Door System

Traditional interior office fronts and styles can be restricting and closed off. This can create an office culture featuring a lack of communication and creativity. When a business decides to update its interior office space with a more open and sleek design, such as those offered by Frameworks, it can lead to improved productivity, communication […]

Frameworks Type II System in British International School In Katy, TX

Frameworks Manufacturing provided aluminum frames, windows and doors for the British International School in Katy, TX interior learning spaces. Aluminum doors and framing systems can help create an open environment that promotes freedom for students to open up their thinking and creatively engage with new ideas. This specific project utilized our Type II framing system—a […]

Meet Our Project Management Team!

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 […]

The Best Aluminum Frame, Window & Door Manufacturer

Frameworks Manufacturing brings new light to interior architecture with doors, frames and windows that pair custom and standard glazing options with an expansive range of aluminum frame design options to give you the flexibility to create distinctive interiors. We have been manufacturing high-quality, prefinished aluminum frames, sidelites, borrowed lites and doors for interior commercial applications […]

Aluminum Framing Becoming Architectural Building Standard

Providing customers and builders with a sleek, modern aesthetic and simple functionality, aluminum framing is becoming a popular material in manufacturing architects use for their projects due to its many advantages. When compared to alternatives available, aluminum framing is a cost-effective solution. Instead of using old-fashioned materials, such as welded steel, for interior office fronts, […]

Glass Bite Explained

“Glass Bite” is a term that refers to the amount of glass that is secured inside the aluminum of the assembly. It is a linear distance measured from the edge of the glass to the edge of the aluminum pocket. Although the vinyl glazing material protrudes into the inside of the frame, the bite is […]

Meet Our Customer Service Team!

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 […]

Understanding STC Ratings

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!

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

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

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

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 […]

Frameworks Acquisition and Expansion

Frameworks has been in the process of expanding its warehouse to enable higher levels of inventory while maintaining our industry-best lead times. Frameworks has acquired manufacturing equipment and inventory from Versatrac, allowing Frameworks to increase production capacity and increase inventory levels.  The acquisition of Versatrac’s equipment includes 2 CNC’s and multiple punch presses effectively doubling […]

Borrowed Lites

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

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

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

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

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 […]

Fixed Panel Slider

Frameworks fixed panel slider conserves space without compromising privacy, creating a clean aesthetic look with stiles and rails that align and match dimensionally. Doors glide along a top hung surface-mounted track for a quiet and smooth operation; a concealed door guide eliminates the need for any recessed floor track.  Doors are available with narrow, medium, […]

Barn Slider

Frameworks barn slider doors help conserve space without compromising privacy. Doors slide along a top hung surface-mounted track to achieve peace and quiet while operating smoothly. Our concealed door guide assists in eliminating the need for a recessed floor track. Barn Slider Doors are available in narrow, medium, or wide stiles to accommodate ¼, ⅜, or […]

Frameworks Manufacturing

Frameworks Manufacturing has been producing high quality, prefinished aluminum frames, sidelites, borrowed lites, and doors for interior commercial applications since 1996. Located in Houston, TX, Frameworks Manufacturing specializes in sleek, modern designs with a concealed fastening, rich colors, and recessed glazing pockets to add an architecturally-pleasing design aesthetic to offices, schools, and healthcare facilities throughout […]

Slim Slider

Frameworks Slim Slider provides privacy and secures the office front in a sleek, contemporary design that contributes valuable daylighting for the space. The door and frame opening consists of a top hung sliding door track and sidelite capable of spanning the full office front. Corner conditions can be added using the framing system as the […]

SlimLine Series

Frameworks SlimLine Series is an office front system with minimal profiles providing maximum office space. The system is ideal to fit prefab wall panels of 2¼” thickness or can be mounted to setting channels as a demountable option, making it a great fit for open-plan spaces such as offices, schools, and laboratories. The versatile frame […]

Type II Framing Systems

One of the most popular framing systems Frameworks has to offer, our Type II Frame System is a modular system that was developed for greater versatility and strength, and easier installation. Featuring snap-on trim, it easily conceals the fasteners and provides clean design lines for a sleek appearance.  Type II Framing is installed after the […]

Serenity STC-35 Frame System

Frameworks is pleased to offer a new option in the aluminum frame industry. The Frameworks Type II aluminum frame has now been tested with STC (Sound Transmission Class) rated wood doors from Graham and Maiman. Designed specifically for interior applications, this new solution consists of an STC 35 architectural wood door paired with Frameworks aluminum […]

Type 1 Framing System

Frameworks brings new light to interior architecture with a vast selection of frames, doors, and windows that pair with custom and standard glazing options. We offer an expansive range of aluminum frame designs to give you the flexibility to create distinctive interiors.  Our Type 1 Framing System features a smart modular design and can be […]

Why Choose Frameworks

Thinking about a new interior design project? There are many aspects to consider and the process can become stressful selecting teams to handle each aspect. Let Frameworks take over with a great selection of aluminum doors, framing, and windows to make your project have a modern and sleek appearance. Since 1996, Frameworks has been manufacturing […]

Why You Should Install Aluminum Framing for Your Business Space

Aluminum framing not only portrays professionalism and provides simple aesthetics, but creates a return on investment. Whether you’re building a new office or converting an older space, aluminum office fronts provide an open concept environment no matter what the size. Here are a few reasons why you should install aluminum framing in your office space […]

Aluminum Doors for Office Spaces

Building a business can be an exciting adventure, but also very stressful. There are many design options to choose from, and the selection process can become tedious. Here are a few reasons why aluminum doors are the right choice for your office. Climate Control Aluminum doors assist in thermal and sound insulation, useful for meeting […]