Patio doors are convenient and sophisticated outdoor gates which allow the sunlight and fresh breath to get in. These doors can be made part of any indoor room such as dining room, living or bedroom so as to beautify the room’s look. Today patio doors have replaced the immemorial doors of past in order to impart aesthetic touch and warmth.
Though we have number of choices but specifically patio doors are classified as sliding doors and French hinged doors. Sliding doors mainly have two panels and from which one panel slides past the other. The one panel is stationary and other can be moved right or left. While French hinged doors are those with more than three panels where one or two panels swings inside or outside.
Material of patio doors
Patio door uses material like aluminum, steel, fiberglass, wood and vinyl. The aluminum is considered least expensive and they don’t rust which makes them sustainable. Vinyl doors require low maintenance and easy to clean. However, wood patio doors are expensive but grants your room’s ambience a natural and ascetic look.
Advantages of patio doors:
- These door uses glass panes which is taken as energy efficient and it has been said that these doors reduces the energy costs by 25%.
- These doors make your room sound proof and avoid the UV rays to come inside. The screens of patio doors help to let the air come inside during summers and also keep the micro-organisms at bay.