New Trio Blank doors that are vented..

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New Trio Blank doors that are vented..

Postby Dave Reynolds » Wed Oct 03, 2018 9:32 am

Has everyone seen the new Trio Blank Doors that come with Venting Louvers stamped into the doors ?? What a great improvement to the doors, for those who used the expanded room concept.. Looks like the Trio door makers have listened to the costumers wishes.. Great new idea for the Martin Landlords..

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Re: New Trio Blank doors that are vented..

Postby Dave Duit » Thu Oct 04, 2018 10:37 am

Hi Dave,
Thanks for the update. I haven't heard of this improvement until now. This will greatly benefit the martins. Good to see the manufacturers of martin products are listening to the consumers, (PM landlords).
Mite control, heat venting, predator protection and additional feeding during bad weather add up to success.

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Re: New Trio Blank doors that are vented..

Postby Dave Reynolds » Thu Oct 04, 2018 2:20 pm

Dave —- I’m going to put up two more Trio Houses next year and I’m sure I will order some of these new Vented doors for the new houses after I expand the rooms.. (Great improvement by the Manufacturers)

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Re: New Trio Blank doors that are vented..

Postby Forum Admin » Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:44 am

This is a great improvement for the blank Trio replacement doors, offering the martins more ventilation and landlords an easier way to open the doors! The upgraded doors are available now at; https://www.purplemartin.org/shop/produ ... io-houses/
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Re: New Trio Blank doors that are vented..

Postby Dave Reynolds » Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:54 am

Forum Admin wrote:
Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:44 am
This is a great improvement for the blank Trio replacement doors, offering the martins more ventilation and landlords an easier way to open the doors! The upgraded doors are available now at; https://www.purplemartin.org/shop/produ ... io-houses/

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Is that Price of $19.90 price tag for a six pack of doors ??

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Re: New Trio Blank doors that are vented..

Postby Forum Admin » Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:51 am

Is that Price of $19.90 price tag for a six pack of doors ??

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Yes, that is for the six pack of doors. The 12-pack member price would be $35.10.
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Re: New Trio Blank doors that are vented..

Postby Dave Reynolds » Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:11 pm

Forum Admin wrote:
Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:51 am
Is that Price of $19.90 price tag for a six pack of doors ??

Dave
Yes, that is for the six pack of doors. The 12-pack member price would be $35.10.
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Thanks so much for your reply,, Super price... Will be ordering two 6 packs this Spring, along with other items from the PMCA Shop ..

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Re: New Trio Blank doors that are vented..

Postby TheSmiths » Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:20 pm

Forum Admin wrote:
Fri Oct 05, 2018 8:44 am
This is a great improvement for the blank Trio replacement doors, offering the martins more ventilation and landlords an easier way to open the doors! The upgraded doors are available now at; https://www.purplemartin.org/shop/produ ... io-houses/
I was hoping for the louvered when I ordered from PMCA but I guess Erva still had a few blanks they were trying to clear out. Hopefully, they'll only ship louvered from here on out.

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Re: New Trio Blank doors that are vented..

Postby John & Linda - KY » Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:44 pm

Here's another option, a little more expensive but no shipping, looks to provide a larger venting area, and could be added to existing blank doors with a little work. I just took a quick look on the Walmart.com site, you could probably find more and possibly less expensive options at a big box hardware store. -- JohnP

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Five-Oceans- ... /479586721

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Re: New Trio Blank doors that are vented..

Postby Dale D » Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:34 am

Here is another option for you. The 2" can be bought at Lowes https://ventmastersstore.com/collection ... ound-vents
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Re: New Trio Blank doors that are vented..

Postby Dale D » Sun Oct 14, 2018 7:25 am

Dale D wrote:
Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:34 am
Here is another option for you. The 2" can be bought at Lowes https://ventmastersstore.com/collection ... nts?page=6
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Re: New Trio Blank doors that are vented..

Postby Dale D » Sun Oct 14, 2018 7:26 am

Dale D wrote:
Sun Oct 14, 2018 7:25 am
Dale D wrote:
Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:34 am
Here is another option for you. The 2" can be bought at Lowes https://ventmastersstore.com/collection ... e-bag-of-6
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Re: New Trio Blank doors that are vented..

Postby TheSmiths » Fri Oct 19, 2018 4:08 am

Yes, I have a bag of 2" and 1" vents that I bought online. The 1" have been installed over the open vent holes at the top of the Trio doors. I'm considering putting the 2" vents over the round entrance holes of some extra Trio doors I have. Then, when the weather gets too hot, I could switch them to increase ventilation.

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Re: New Trio Blank doors that are vented..

Postby Dave Reynolds » Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:48 am

TheSmiths wrote:
Fri Oct 19, 2018 4:08 am
Yes, I have a bag of 2" and 1" vents that I bought online. The 1" have been installed over the open vent holes at the top of the Trio doors. I'm considering putting the 2" vents over the round entrance holes of some extra Trio doors I have. Then, when the weather gets too hot, I could switch them to increase ventilation.
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That sound like a great idea.... The Martins won’t notice any thing different except it will be cooler for them..

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