Patio doors are simply big glass-paned door that connect as well disconnect the interior and exterior areas while giving room for natural light to penetrate the room. Patio doors can be opened completely to create an indoor-outdoor living experience which is a common idea in contemporary housing.
Not only do these doors make movement in and out of the backyard easy, they also help in lighting up the interior of the home creating the idea of living in a big space. They can also be decorated which leave this incredible view and feel.
Building a new home, commercial building or thinking of remodeling? The right door installation is quite important. Making a pick from the different types of patio doors could be challenging as one has to think about things like the material, frame, and space. Here are some door types to consider for the patio area.
Patio door type considerations
The aesthetic is not the only thing to have in mind when selecting the type of patio. It is probably one of the most accessible doors in the home especially for homes with kids or people who love hosting outdoor or barbecue parties. Hence, convenience in terms of accessibility (opening and closing of the door) is one of the top factors to always consider when choosing the type of patio door.
Sliding patio doors
This type of patio door is usually made of glass panels with a sliding rack. They are manufactured in different heights, and the number of panels with regards to door installation depends on the available space. The doors equally come in different styles, so people can make a pick from – there is the pocket door, lift and slide doors.
Integrated sliding doors
The integrated shade is another amazing patio door which can be used without blinds. They are also good because they help in keeping the house cool even when it is extremely hot outside. The door frame is slim and it gives room for space to be efficiently used.
There is also the integrated mosquito net which allows people to enjoy breeze at night especially during summer without being disturbed about mosquitoes or other insects making their way into the room.
Large surface frameless sliding doors
Also known as Amadeus sliding doors, it can work well with several structural design and buildings. The door can be personalized, which gives room for the architect to add different design elements and fixtures.
Another advantage with this door type is that, once the door is installed, they fit in so naturally like one can hardly think they were put in there. They are so easy to use to recreating contemporary designs, more like those on structural design magazines.
Double glazing sliding doors
For people who do not want to limit their energy-efficiency or looks, the double-glazed sliding door is just the right option. The door’s system has a narrow frame with adjustable runners which help the panels to become stable at all times.
Stacking patio doors (sliding)
This door is ideal for those who live in warm areas. They come in different frame materials and are customizable as well. The panels on this patio door each have their rails and provide a beautiful outdoor view from outside.