Unique Applications


Hanging or Dropped Transoms

In their typical installation, transoms are installed with a jamb. If the transom and jamb is installed in cased opening, an additional ply of jamb material is added along the bottom to make it thicker and scale better with its surroundings.

Transom installation with extra ply of jamb material at bottom -- mullion covers the gap
Traditional Living Room by New Canaan Architects & Designers Brooks and Falotico Associates, Inc.

Sometimes, however, people are looking for a different look. In these cases the transom is "hung" from an opening without a jamb. We see this most often in built-ins and with modern, minimalistic motifs.





Transoms as Mirrors

Any of our transoms can be made with mirrored glass and installed in the wall or hung on the wall like a picture.

Mirrored transom hung over a kitchen table
Beach Style Living Room by Other Metro Paint & Wall Coverings PARA Paints

Hints: We have also seen transoms with mirrors used in bathrooms, dining rooms and built-ins as well as over mantles.

 

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"Transoms were installed yesterday, and the trim guys are now running casing. They really look GREAT!!! My wife and I are so glad that we decided to go with Transoms Direct and couldn't be more pleased with your service and the quality of product." --S.W., Pawleys Island, SC