Exterior Door Frame Options

Support and strength

Every ProVia entry door system is assembled within a frame that serves the basic purpose of supporting the sides and top of the doorway. Beyond this basic functionality, door frames can be engineered for specific purposes, including combating the elements or providing additional security. ProVia offers four exterior door frame options, each addressing unique needs.


Preventing water absorption

FrameSaver includes a wood frame and brickmold with a finger-jointed composite bottom. This protective composite bottom helps prevent water absorption that can lead to frame rot. FrameSaver carries a Lifetime Limited Warranty when used with PVC vinyl coated aluminum frame cladding outside, or is also available with smooth cladding.

Cutaway image of a ProVia FrameSaver® exterior door frame, which includes PVC vinyl coated aluminum frame cladding
PVC vinyl coated aluminum frame cladding
Closeup image of ProVia's FrameSaver® finger-jointed composite bottom exterior door frame option
Finger-jointed composite bottom


Prefinished, maintenance-free peace of mind

FusionFrame is a one-of-a-kind alternative to composite or wood jambs. This component combines the strength of an LVL (laminated veneer lumber) interior, the rot-proof performance of a FrameSaver® bottom, and the durability of a composite frame exterior. FusionFrame offers a lifetime jamb warranty* and comes prefinished as a textured or smooth frame that can be painted or stained to match your entry door.

*Finish warranty will match the finish warranty of door series

Closeup of ProVia's FrameSaver door frame option for prehung exterior doors
Textured Finish
Cutaway image of a ProVia's FusionFrame® exterior door frame option, which has a laminated veneer lumber interior, FrameSaver® bottom, and composite exterior
Smooth Finish


Composite frame system

Our PermaTech™ composite exterior door frame system combines all the strength and convenience of wood with enhanced properties that make it moisture and insect resistant. PermaTech will not absorb or wick moisture, will never rot or splinter, and is covered by a Lifetime Limited Warranty.*

*With no storm door applied. See full warranty for limitations.

Steel L-Frame

The strength of steel

ProVia’s 18-gauge steel L-frame option includes a 12-gauge hinge plate welded onto the frame for extra strength and security. An aluminum door stop provides greater durability than wood, and energy-efficient weatherstripping helps keep drafts out. Steel L-Frame is available on select Signet® and Legacy door styles.

Not tested for Certified Wind Load or Impact Shield regions. Not all Steel L-Frames are ENERGY STAR® certified.

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The door, reinvented.

  • Most energy-efficient entry doors in the U.S.
  • 43% thicker door to allow for more insulation
  • Cherry, Mahogany, Oak and Knotty Alder woodgrain finishes
  • Custom widths up to 36″
  • Custom height up to 84″


The look of wood, the durability of fiberglass

  • Most door styles and sidelite options
  • Structurally superior to traditional fiberglass doors
  • Option for either smooth finish or Cherry, Mahogany, Oak, Knotty Alder or Fir woodgrain finishes
  • 15-year finish warranty
Illustration of a Heritage fiberglass door 400-4P style with Eclipse decorative glass, example of stained front doors


Value meets style and security

  • Most door styles are ENERGY STAR certified
  • Custom height in 1/8″ increments
  • Oak woodgrain and smooth fiberglass finish in a variety of stains and color options
  • 10-year finish warranty

Legacy® Steel

Secure and beautiful

  • Customize both sides of entry door with different styles or finish
  • Made with 20-gauge steel, making Legacy the strongest, most durable door on the market
  • Great front door solution for home security

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