Bears don't stand a chance against the sturdy folding window wall

There’s nothing like a house in the woods, until it’s discovered by bears. A thrilling sight to see outside, a bear is less than charming when it’s trying to invade your home for a snack.

It would seem the desire of builders and homeowners to bring the outdoors in and yet keep the bears out would be at odds.

At the 2016 International Builders' Show, Matt Thomas, marketing director for NanaWall, demonstrated the company's solution to the bear problem: the NanaWall BEARricade.

It’s a folding glass wall that opens wide to erase indoor/outdoor boundaries when the coast is clear, yet provides unequalled security and defense from bears when closed.

“Bears learn how to enter homes by simply using their immense strength and weight to push open French doors, windows, and even pushing in or breaking the glass on typical sliding glass doors," Thomas said. "The NanaWall BEARricade solves that issue by providing unparalleled strength and durability to keep bears and other wildlife out.”

This new system provides all the attributes of a NanaWall opening glass wall—indoor/outdoor lifestyle, fresh air ventilation, and open views—now with bear-resistant strength added to its list of unmatched performance features. The system is specifically designed for security and strength while providing large glass openings, up to 38-feet wide, and unequalled weather protection for all seasons.

The NanaWall BEARricade is equipped with reinforced structural posts and impact-rated, laminated glass to provide unparalleled resistance against a bear’s ability to collapse the glass panels. Also, a secure, tamper- resistant lock engages with the turn of a handle for a secure multipoint connection.

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Topics: Cost of Ownership, Doors, Thermal Envelope, Trade Show, Windows


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