What are the key benefits of sliding patio doors?
Sliding patio doors provide access to the outside, natural light and fresh air. Since these doors don’t require any additional space for operation, you can enjoy sliding patio doors in rooms of all sizes. Unlike with swing or hinged doors, you won’t have to worry about your furniture or other objects interfering with the operation of your sliding patio door. Our sliding patio doors include a screen, so you can leave your door open and enjoy a comfortable breeze without worrying about insects getting inside. Compare all the benefits of sliding patio doors in more detail here.
Why choose vinyl sliding patio doors?
Simonton offers a selection of high-quality vinyl sliding patio doors. Vinyl is a great choice for your home as it is virtually maintenance-free. It offers exceptional durability and energy efficiency. Vinyl sliding glass patio doors are an affordable option for replacement projects and new home construction.
What are some signs it’s time to replace your sliding patio door?
Whether you’re embarking on a home renovation project or simply looking to improve the energy efficiency of your home, there are several reasons you may want to consider replacement sliding patio doors.
- Difficult to Open—If your door has become difficult to open, there are a variety of potential causes including roller damage, misalignment and frame damage.
- Decreased Energy Efficiency—If your current patio door is contributing to increased energy bills and decreased interior comfort, you may want to upgrade to a more energy efficient replacement sliding patio door.
- Leaks & Drafts—As your patio door ages, the frame and/or sash may warp over time. This change can leave your home vulnerable to leaks and drafts.
- Glass Begins to Fog—When condensation begins to build between panes of glass, it’s an indicator that the seal on the insulating glass unit has been compromised. This will negatively impact the insulating properties of your sliding patio door.
How much do sliding patio doors cost?
What home style is best suited for sliding patio doors?
Sliding patio doors are preceded by the panel door in traditional Japanese architecture. The mid-century modern era brought in the large glass panels. And today, because of its classic or contemporary styling, sliding patio doors blend into almost any home design.