Patio / June 13, 2018 / .
Fiberglass French doors have become the go to French door option. Fiberglass has tactile flexibility to fit more obscure openings. Fiberglass doors may be more expensive than aluminum, but offer the additional benefit of reduced wear from warping, scratches and environmental weathering. Fiberglass can also match the finish of wooden doors or other textures for a realistic faux look.
French patio doors, or otherwise known as hinged patio doors, are a great addition to any home. They give a classic feel to any space while looking elegant and functional. From the outside in, french patio doors allow for natural light as well as a patio view that could add that little extra pop that makes any space look radiant.
Sliding doors move easily because of the rollers installed on either side of the door. However, if the door gets stuck and must be pushed against to move, it is likely the rollers have an obstruction or are failing because of wear. Dirty rollers can have various items in them leaves, sticks, dirt which obstructs door movement. They will need to be cleaned to be able to move again without getting stuck on the track or against one another. If they have cracks or bends, homeowners will need new rollers. This is especially true for sliding doors with metal rollers, which rust over time.
French patio doors are also very popular. French patio doors are constructed in the same way as entry doors and are available in either steel or fiberglass. French patio doors will provide increased security and protection for your home. Both sliding and French patio doors can have built in blinds installed on them for blocking the sun and for increasing privacy.