What is an Entrance System?
Entrance systems fall under a variety of applications including aluminum storefront doors, all glass entrance doors, folding doors, revolving doors, and a wide variety of custom applications. Our products can seamlessly integrate electrical components for automatic door operators, access control systems and building security. Glass entrances offer a high-end look with greater visibility than standard wood or metal solid-core doors.
Mission Glass performs the installation of all hardware in their storefront entrances. This means there is a thorough understanding of hardware operation, which avoids the typical conflicts and compatibility issues of providing “off the shelf” door hardware that can be provided by a multitude of manufacturers or vendors. We’ve seen it all when it comes to door hardware, and when we haven’t seen it, our deep background of industry knowledge allows us to understand the difficult concepts and pitfalls involved with designing custom entrance systems. This allows us to deliver entrances that work right the first time, every time.
Entrance systems are the welcoming arms to any building. It is the first interaction many patrons have with a building, as well as the last. Providing well-designed and balanced entrances help to provide a high-end look to any structure. Careful consideration must be made not only to the overall look of the entrance system, but also the level of security, intrusion resistance, and code compliance. When these aspects are considered and carefully integrated, it will provide an entrance that welcomes building occupants, while making them feel safe and secure when on premise.
Precise door layouts and elevations are created by Mission Glass and given to our manufacturers who use high-precision computer-controlled machinery to pre-fabricate the doors based from templates provided by the hardware manufacturers. Once the doors are received, Mission Glass installs and adjusts the hardware components. For any electronically controlled hardware, we in-house test the locking mechanisms and functionality prior to sending them to site for final installation. This ensures doors are installed on site with minimal adjustments and allows the building to be secured in the shortest time possible.
Mission Glass Quality
Oversight and understanding of how hardware functions is paramount in delivering a successful entrance system. Mission Glass provides continuous feedback on hardware operation, and providing recommendations when necessary, to ensure that the hardware specified meets the intent and functionality desired by the end user.
Mission Glass has had the privilege of providing entrance services for projects all over the Greater Seattle and Portland areas. Review our project galleries to see how we can help you.