Patio / July 2, 2018 /
One of the major advantages of a French door is the ability to open up a room or expose exterior light. Of course, this would only work with fiberglass French doors or doors with a glass panel. No light is getting through your wood, steel or aluminum French door. Light also has the ability to make rooms feel brighter and less closed in, especially in living rooms and dining rooms. Open concepts do help, but adding a French door is much cheaper than tearing down a few walls.
One of the most popular styles of patio doors are sliding patio doors. Vinyl is one of the most popular materials used to construct patio doors. Vinyl sliding patio doors offer great energy efficiency as they are constructed much like vinyl windows, with insulated glass and frames. Sliding patio doors are also very easy to operate. They glide along a track and can be opened and closed with minimal effort.