There are many options available when it comes to patio doors and sliding glass doors offer many advantages. Bringing in more light and optimizing the outdoor space are just a few examples. Though there are many styles and choices at your finger tips, we at Dan’s Enterprises would like to share the additional benefits a sliding glass door can offer you.
Benefits of Sliding Glass Doors
1) Energy Efficiency: Glass on its own isn’t an effective insulator, but advanced modern window technology now adequately supports sliding doors to maintain the energy efficiency without sacrificing the stunning views. Just select a sliding glass door that includes composite gaskets, double-pane glass, and other features that are designed for optimal energy efficiency.
2) Uncomplicated Operation: A sliding door glides easily slides along its rails to open fully with hardly any effort at all; requiring a simple push of a finger. Opening the sliding door with ease ensures anyone of any height or strength can manage the door. Despite the ease, the locking mechanisms in conjunction with security bars will sufficiently prevent intruders from opening the door from the outside.
3) Space Saving: Sliding glass doors contribute to maximizing your square footage because they glide open rather than pivoting on a hinge and intrude on the space. This allows you the freedom to place furniture and seating near either side of the door without affecting its ability to open.
4) Combine Indoor/Outdoor Living Space: When the weather is favorable, many people enjoy spending time enjoying the fresh air. With the easily manipulated, large glass panels a sliding door makes gaining access to the outdoor space very convenient. Without feeling too separate from one another, you can host parties where guests are extended both indoors and outside. Sliding screens help prevent pests from sneaking inside where they don’t belong as well.
5) Aesthetics: A sliding glass door adds an elegant aesthetic to any home and easily blends with most architectural styles and interior design motifs as it offers functionality and practical use.
6) Natural Lighting: Sliding patio doors are equipped with extra large panes of glass. Even when closed, they allow tremendous amounts of natural light to flood into your home.
If your concern is the UV rays causing damage to the interior elements of your home, you can avoid sunlight from heating up your home or fading your upholstery, by using the sliding doors that feature UV-blocking glass.
7) View of the Outdoors: If you have a particularly serene view, whether it is of your landscape, luscious garden, or naturally surrounding sights, enjoying the view is remarkable. Little children or pets playing in the yard are an intriguing event and thanks to the large glass panes, the sliding doors grant excellent views of what is going on in your own backyard. But when you desire privacy, blinds or curtains can be used as well as to block out the light when necessary.
8) Versatility: Offered in a variety of sizes and configurations, there are is plenty of versatility when customizing your sliding glass door. Standard version includes one sliding panel and one fixed panel to larger double sliding glass doors is all available. Whatever your needs are, the sliding glass door can often accommodate.
Residential & Commercial Glass & Mirror Services in Canton, Taylor, Garden City, Farmington Hills, Ypsilanti & Wayne County, Michigan
When it comes to installation or repairs, call Dan’s Enterprises at (734) 595-3232. Our specialists know glass and work with it well to give our customers exceptional services.