How do you repair chipping?
Any spackel or DAP products work well. Just apply product and sand as normal.
Are the CarbonCoat SuperJambs similar to other gesso products out on the market?
NO. We have developed our own patent pending coating that has many additional additives including impact modifiers and plasticisers to help reduce chipping and increase the durability. CTI also uses a patent pending engineered substrate that helps eliminate warping, twisting and cupping.
Do all CTI CarbonCoat SuperJambs come pre-mitred and cut to size?
Yes. That is standard. CTI also has the ability to machine for hinges and strike, as well as special dado specifications.
Where can I find CTI CarbonCoat SuperJambs?
Please call CTI for more information at 916-551-1850; the product is located throughout the United States in most fine home improvement retailers.
Are CTI CarbonCoat SuperJambs primed or prefinished?
CTI CarbonCoat SuperJambs are "semi-prefinished" in that they have a finish quality white color and surface quality and require no prep work (putty, caulking, sanding, primer base coat) prior to the end-user applying the finish coat of their desired paint color.
Are CTI CarbonCoat SuperJambs weather resistant?
CTI CarbonCoat SuperJambs are intended for interior use only and it is recommended that they be painted with a washable (semi-gloss) interior grade paint. As such they meet the same performance standards as other interior moulding products.
Can I cut the legs down to heads and use my damaged material and how do I match the "picture frame quality" miter joints?
Yes. CTI CarbonCoat SuperJambs cut just like any other wood jamb. CTI has also developed a special cutter head for use in the field. The cutter head can be installed on any standard 10" radial arm saw and re-cut the dado in one cut. Customers purchasing $50,000 per month can "Lease" this CTI patent pending technology and hardware at a "zero coupon rate" (no cost).
Are the CTI Exterior Frames primed or pre-painted?
They are pre-finished with two coats of exterior grade UV inhibitor paint. These can also be re-painted to any color desired without any additional prep work.
Are the CTI Exterior Frames rot or insect resistant?
Though they are not warrantied as such, the CTI Exterior Frames are made from an aromatic species of the Cypress/Fir/Cedar family. As such, they are more resistant to rot and insect damage than standard fast growing Radiatta or Elliotti Pine and are also more dimensionally stable.