A Clear View

Photography: modern home: Desai Chia Architecture/Paul Warchol photography; library interior and exterior: Mark P. Finlay Architects AIA/Warren Jagger

Tischler und Sohn is engaged in the design, development, engineering and manufacturing of custom wood window and door products manufactured in Germany. Providing unsurpassed quality and durability, the firm offers products in practically any size and shape and in a variety of factory finishes. We caught up with president Tim Carpenter to learn more.

What is trending in windows and doors today? Slim profiles, large openings of glass, motorized units in a pocket or retractable product that open up the house by bringing the outside in as part of the living space. Also trending are high-thermal performance, minimal-maintenance products that still maintain the aesthetics in the fenestration.

What is something we may not know about what Tischler offers? We’re dedicated to providing high-quality service from design development through handing over the keys to the house and thereafter. Our project management team stays with the project from technical support during the quoting stage through shop drawings, installation by Tischler and the extended maintenance program. We offer a unique variety of high-quality, high-performance durable products. Our fenestration products include custom manufactured mahogany, thermally broken laser-cut stainless steel, thermally broken hot-rolled steel, stainless steel and bronze.

What is the most requested type of window and door in Fairfield County? Mahogany and thermally broken stainless steel for waterfront locations due to the performance rating of Tischler and its durability.

Why is Tischler a standout in its field? Hands down, our service and quality during and after the sale.

What is the most spectacular, elaborate, challenging or rewarding Tischler product designed to date?

A motorized sliding retractable unit 40 feet wide by 10 feet high completed in 2019 for a residence in Bermuda.

Tischler und Sohn, Six Suburban Avenue, Stamford; 203-674-0600; tischlerwindows.com

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