Installing a quality sliding glass doors can transform the way your home looks, feels and is used, no matter what size space they’re installed in. They offer beautiful views, easy ventilation and allow plenty of natural light into a room. With modern designs incorporating the best thermal technology, quality materials and different styles, the patio door is not just an asset in the summer, but all year round. But with lots of styles of exterior doors and outdoor systems available out there, how do you know if sliding glass doors are for your home?
We'll look at the ways sliding glass doors can change and improve a home, but first, let’s take a look at what sliding glass doors are really about.
Access with sliding glass doors
Sliding doors are one of the most popular choices when it comes to exterior patio doors. A sliding door system does not open out like a traditional French door, instead, it smoothly glides inside a track to create a wide opening. Sliding glass doors can be fitted for homes with a small or large opening as its made to measure so that the door can open the full width of the panel.
The in-line slide design of a glass door is perfect for quick access to the garden or having the perfect indoor-outdoor flow to create the space needed. Modern sliding systems with large glass panels also increase natural light and make a fantastic feature for opening up small spaces.
Using sliding glass doors as an entrance
One of the brilliant key features of Sunflex exterior sliding doors is the modernised operating system. A simple push or pull of the patio door engages the first sliding panel then the other panels are automatically opened and closed by interlocking followers. The bottom rolling floor-mounted installation means wide openings can be achieved without additional roof support.
Making most of the light and view
You will always have a beautiful and clear view with sliding glass doors no matter if it’s open or closed. The large fixed panels from top to bottom offer clear sightlines, especially when your frames consist of aesthetically pleasing slim profiles.
Improve home security
The Sunflex glazing toughened 10mm safety glass ensures that you will never have to worry about chalking, fading, pitting, or corrosion ever again. Sunflex sliding glass doors feature smooth, precise joints, superior water seals and a selection of two distinct systems, the SF20 Glass Sliding Door or the SF25 Glass Slide & Turn Door system.
It’s extremely tough glass surface is applied to an impact-resistant, extruded aluminium substrate which meets the highest industry standards.
Which sliding glass door is right for me?
Our experts are on-hand to help you choose the best exterior door for your home. So give us a call on 0800 LOUVRES or get started with your home design.