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Metal Clad
Metal Clad - Full Lite

B.C. Door offers our Full Lite French Door (pattern #110) in a Metal Clad option.

Our metal clad door was designed to excel where other clad systems faltered. Current clad systems on the market look cheap and under-perform. Our goal was to develop a system that “has both form and function” to meet our exacting quality standards.

Our exclusive metal clad system has been designed to imitate the appearance of a finely painted wood door on the exterior face, while offering the beauty of a true solid wood door on the interior.

The clad itself is a rain-screen inspired design that uses 10-gauge aluminum (3/32” thick) as a starting point. Ribs lift the aluminum off the wood face to prevent the entrapment of moisture and allow any moisture that does form (as a result of condensation) to run-off, away from the wood. This follows the classic concept, “we cannot prevent it, so we design for it.”

Prior to assembly, all wood to be covered by clad is treated with an anti-bacterial & anti-fungal sealer to inhibit expansion/contraction of the wood and prevent mould and mildew.

At the time of manufacture, the clad is wrapped around the wood and secured in place by construction adhesive, mechanical fasteners, and caulking to ensure a weather tight seal.

The baked enamel finish on the aluminum provides a beautiful finish that will stand-up to the elements for years to come. Available finishes from the factory are black, white, or brown. When re-finishing is necessary it is as simple as a thorough cleaning, light scuff, primer and paint.*

This system is truly unique in that it is not available anywhere else. Our in house design team spent countless hours on this project to develop a superior product and it shows with the finished result.

Please specify 'metal clad' when requesting a quote or ordering.


Baked Enamel finishes are available from the factory in black, brown, or white.

* Please see our Handling, Job Finishing and Installation Instructions for complete re-finishing information.


Finishing: Please note all British Columbia Door Company Ltd. doors, side lites, transoms and other wood products are supplied unfinished.

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Product and manufacturer names are used only for the purpose of identification. Copyright © 2012 Sygnus Systems Incorporated Last modified: May 17, 2014