Sill Protectors

Making a property weathertight is a critical milestone during construction. It signifies the building is now sealed against wind and rain and the next financial payment will soon be released from the owner.

Once joinery is installed the last thing you need is for it to be damaged. That’s where Altus Windows Sill Protectors come in. They’re designed to safeguard against any delay caused by damage during the remaining building process.

Altus Window Systems Sill Protectors are now available nationwide for the Altus Pacific Residential system and Altus Weathertight system.


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Traditional ways, like hope and tape, of protecting your door sills during construction are no longer the most effective solution. Here we demonstrate how the Altus Window Systems Sill Protectors fit perfectly onto the joinery and enable the doors to move freely. This means they can remain in place for the duration of the build process - protecting your joinery right up until the keys are handed over.

Altus Window Systems Sill Protectors are specifically designed to protect your brand new joinery, potentially saving you hundreds or even thousands in repair costs. Altus Window Systems Sill Protectors are compatible with the Altus Pacific Residential 35mm system and Altus Weathertight 35mm system - available from our trusted network of window & door Fabricators: Fisher®, Nebulite®, Nulook®, Rylock® & Vistalite®.

What is the product and when can I get it?

1.  Altus Window Systems Sill Protectors for the Weathertight system, available now through Bradnam’s® and Nulook®.

2.  Altus Window Systems Sill Protectors for the Pacific Residential system, available now through Fisher®, Nebulite®, Rylock® and Vistalite®.

What does it do?

Simply – it prevents scuffs, scratches and dents in newly installed joinery. Altus Window Systems Sill Protectors are the industry-leading solution designed to prevent damage to door sills before it happens, saving you time and money. Note: the Altus Sill Protector will help safeguard your Altus door sills but does not guarantee total protection.

Why can’t I get Sill Protectors  for other Altus joinery Systems now?

The Altus Window Systems Weathertight & Pacific Residential systems underwent in-market, localized testing so we could make adjustments in a controlled environment. This allowed us to ensure the performance of the product ahead of developing it for additional systems systems. At this stage we will likely hold off launching into additional systems until we have been in market with the current platforms for 12-24 months.

What are they made from?

Fully recyclable PVC.

How are they applied?

Arriving onto site along with your aluminium joinery, Altus Window Systems Sill Protectors come pre-cut and attached to your new joinery. (Refer to images of cross section samples).

How do I get them off at the end of the job?

Altus Window Systems Sill Protectors clip on and off easily. No tools required. (Refer to images of cross section samples).

Will they stop me locking up  the site at the end of the day?

No. Altus Window Systems Sill Protectors are designed to  fit snugly without disrupting the opening and closing of doors. And, unlike taped down cardboard, they’re made to last the entire duration of the construction.

What weight do they take?

Extensive use on major project sites has shown our sill protectors to be sturdy enough for heavy foot traffic.

What else do I need to do?

Using our sill protectors couldn’t be easier. Simply clip them on, leave them and when construction is complete unclip them and recycle.

Why are they orange?

There’s no chance of missing our sill protectors – they’re bright orange to provide a visual reminder to take care when walking over a sill.

How much do they cost?

Sill Protectors are a cost of the construction and usually will be based on the house size - number of door openings. Your local  Altus Window Systems fabricator will be happy to discuss these costs with you.

Where do I get them from?

Direct from your Altus Window Systems fabricator along with any other joinery requirements.

Where can I see them?