Sliding Doors

Sliding Doors
Having a sliding door can introduce lots of light and air into your chosen living space, this can be a very important job as you want the door that will best suit your needs and gives your house the look you want. selecting the ideal materials and understanding how they may affect the door’s performance are important first steps.

The material that you choose will make a variation and they will have certain benefits and drawbacks in terms of energy efficiency, price and appearance. If you are looking for a sliding door to fit in a narrow area then aliminium will be best for you it is thinner and might fit into a space easier than vinyl. 

There are a few differnet designs for sliding doors, the most typical  consists of two doors, glass and a screen, this is often seen as simple and practical but if a person is looking for something a little bit different the there are more choices to choose from. A French sliding door is four different glass panels with two center doors sliding away from and towards each other. They often look like normal hinged doors in houses but give people the option of a much wider and frsher option. 

It is good to try and use the sliding door as preferred ventilation, if it is correctly placed then it can be a substitute for an air-conditioner and can save you energy. Now that you have chosen your material and placement of your door, there are a few things you will need to know about them, wood may look beautiful and reduce energy bills, but they often require more involved maintenance, Vinyl is an affordable option, and its molecular structure makes it a great insulator. 

For more information contact our listed installation teams.