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What We Do - American Direct, architectural doors frames hardware, electronic access control, totally integrated security solitions, turnkey, specification, installation, pre-construction, logistics, field service, division 8, division 10, division 28, wood hollow metal doors, specialty products, washroom accessories, aftermarket, regional service centers

As the nation’s leading provider of architectural doors, frames, hardware, electronic access, and totally integrated security solutions, we understand how to provide true turnkey service — from specification to installation to ongoing maintenance. 

We have more than 25 years of experience working in new construction, renovation, and remodel projects for both private and public sector, with an extensive portfolio in commercial, multifamily, hospitality, government, healthcare, and education. And with our deep network of industry partners and nationwide footprint of engineering offices, sales offices, and regional service centers, we can deliver the best products for the best price. Just as important, we quickly and efficiently respond to any challenges that might arise during a project to ensure your project stays on schedule and on budget.


In this industry, surprises are rarely good. That’s why we partner with general contractors, architects, and owners early in the design process. Our team provides in-depth expertise at every phase of pre-construction, including specification review and interpretation, product recommendation and sourcing, and comprehensive budgeting.  

Ensure your project stays on schedule and on budget. Our experienced project managers and vast network of engineering offices, regional service centers, manufacturer partners, warehouses, and sub-contractors enables us to rapidly deploy products and resources to any project anywhere in the country.

Installation and Field Service
We coordinate pre-install hardware, fabrication, onsite installation, and service agreements, all with a single point of contact to assist you throughout the project. And our regional service centers and engineering offices located throughout the country provide ongoing maintenance and support long after a project is completed.

Integration and Access Control
In today’s world of increased risk and rapidly evolving technology, you need more than just hardware and software. You need an experienced and trustworthy security partner that provides everything you need to keep your building safe, informed, and responsive.  We offer totally integrated security solutions — from mechanical and electronic access expertise to advanced physical security software to ongoing maintenance and support. 


As a single source for all your door opening product needs, we carry all major manufacturer products for divisions 8, 10, and 28, including architectural wood doors, hollow metal doors and frames, mechanical and electronic door hardware, specialty products and washroom accessories, and electronic access control hardware and software. With our vast network of vendors and manufacturer partners, we can find the product and finish you need to meet your style, timeline, and budget. 

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Aftermarket customers can purchase individual products and small lots by contacting one of our Regional Service Centers.