Vents and Moldings
All vents and moldings are custom made for any size and species to match and compliment your wood floors. Vents are available for cold air returns, floor vents, and wall vents.
Original Vent Flush With Frame
The standard design is engineered to satisfy the demands of professional floor layers. Each vent is built oversized to cover a standard adjustable metal register installed on the subfloor. The essential ability to control air flow is retained. The patented design allows flush installation in a 3/4″ floor. Fluted dowel construction.
Original Flush, No Frame
- permits retrofitting in existing 3/4″ floors by routing out an area the size of the wood vent and reinstalling the metal register on the subfloor;
- provides a more streamline appearance than the framed model and may be slimmed more by ripping up to 1/2″ off each vent rail at the job site.
Original Insert Model
Designed for use in any thickness flooring of any material. Same size as the metal register it replaces, and overlaps the opening with a 1/4″ thick, 3/4″ wide self-rimming lip. Specify the exact size of the duct opening. The Insert Model replaces any metal register.
Solid Block Flush With Frame
The flush styling is the perfect complement for hardwood floors. Installed on the subfloor, it provides a clean, continuous look. Individually sized to fit within its’ own frame. Adjustable damper also available.
Solid Block Insert Model
Put the finishing touch on any floor – hardwood, stone, tile, vinyl or carpet. Replaces the metal register. Drop the vent into the duct opening. The gently rounded rims conceal the edge of your flooring. Adjustable damper also available
Base Vent Model (shown in trimline style)
Designed to cover duct openings near the base board – replaces the metal register. The angled face of the base vent covers the entire opening leaving only the detailed craftsmanship to be admired. Use the overall dimensions to determine the size you need to cover opening. Allow 3/4″ clearance around all sides of the duct opening. Stock sizes available in trimline. Adjustable damper available on standard sizes.
The adjustable damper is available on the standard sizes listed in this brochure. The damper can be used on the Trimline Insert and Flush with Frame models as well as the Solid Block Insert and Flush with Frame models
Trimline Flush With Frame
Slim, trim, flush styling with the cleanest look possible. Sets flat on the subfloor. The frame is installed permanently while the vent lifts out to permit cleaning of the duct throat. Delicate looking, but tough. Adjustable damper also available.
Available in 90° or 45° corner styles.
Trimline Flush No Frame
Slim, trim, flush styling with the cleanest look possible. Sets flat on the subfloor. May be installed permanently or as a lift-out vent to permit cleaning of the duct throat. Delicate looking, but tough.
Trimline Insert Model
Insert vents REPLACE the metal register. Cleanly designed with a solid, self-rimming lip to conceal inexact cuts in your surface material. Adjustable damper also available
One Directional Vents (Wall Applications)
The one-way directional vent is one of the most popular custom ordered items. It is most commonly used in wall mount applications for supply air or return air use. They are available in Flush No Frame or Insert models. T-slot for easy mounting available upon request
Toe-Kick Kit (shown in the original style)
Designed to conceal a standard adjustable metal register installed in the toe space of a cabinet or vanity. Each kit includes one vent, two predrilled mounting blocks with attachment screws, and two pairs of adhesive-backed magnetic mountings. The 1/2″ thick mounting blocks are installed prior to fitting the base shoe. The vent is easily removable for access to the metal register. If necessary, the vent height may be reduced by trimming up to 3/8″ off each of the top and bottom rails. Available in original or trimline styles.
Flush ModelEgg-Crate Style
(Available with or without a frame)
For maximum air flow, use this traditional egg-crate style with 3/8″ wide webs. The open area of the Flush Model is the size of the opening, to which 1″ wide ends and rails are added and fully doweled to each of the web members. Frames are cut from 1-1/4″ rabbeted stock, doweled at each corner. The frame is glued and blind-nailed to the subfloor and the flooring fitted to it. When finishing is complete, the vent is placed in the frame
For applications in floors of any thickness, walls or ceilings, when maximum air flow is desired. The Insert Model has a self-rimming, eased lip 1/4″ thick and 3/4″ wide. Fluted dowels secure each web to the side rails and end pieces. Specify the exact opening size when ordering.
- Base Shoe is used to complement the hardwood floors.
- Stair nosing is used on steps and treads