Patio doors offer secure, fast access to the outdoors

Replacement double glazed sliding patio doors seem to have become a standard home improvement feature in many UK homes over recent decades, and to this day still continue to retain their popularity amongst home owners. Why? They offer a great combination of looks, security, maximum use of space and great value for money. Other reasons may be because sliding patio doors offer a practicality that no other door is able to replicate.

Four section double glazed UPVC sliding patio door installation
Four section centrally opening double glazed UPVC sliding patio door installation
Modern sliding patio doors are manufactured using the very finest aluminium and UPVC frames. The thermally efficient double glazing they provide helps keep you and your home warm at all times. Because of the thickness and quality of the toughened safety glass and sealed units, you will find that they are also extremely energy efficient, working to bring heat in and trap it. A double glazed sliding patio door looks aesthetically pleasing to the eye and will continue to do so with hardly any maintenance. In terms of cleaning, all they require is wiping down every couple of years with warm soapy water to keep them looking as good as new.

Sliding patio doors, are not however, the only replacement patio door choice available, although they are excellent space savers. Other options include French doors and bi-folding doors. Aluminium or UPVC sliding patio doors look good and will help to enhance the security of your home due to their sophisticated and tamper-proof locking systems. When correctly locked sliding patio doors, bi-folding doors and French doors act as a further layer of security.

UPVC Double Glazed French Doors Installed Either Side of Full Height Vision Panels
UPVC Double Glazed French Doors Installed Either Side of Full Height Vision Panels
Replacement French doors are stylish, yet a little bit different, as rather than opening from side to side like a patio door, most French doors will open either inwards or outwards, thereby giving you better opportunity to ventilate your home. During the summer sliding patio doors or French doors can be left open throughout the day so that your household feels comfortable and cool. Aluminium and UPVC French doors are available in a range of attractive colours, as well as a real timber woodgrain effect finish. UPVC sliding patio doors are also available in timber looks. Aluminium sliding patio doors do have the added advantage that they can be a) any RAL colour, and b) locked in a very slightly open vented position, letting fresh air in and not young children out or unwanted pets in.

Patio doors, French doors and bi-folding doors can all be added to a conservatory or orangery so that you can be on your patio area or in your garden within seconds. Conservatory, orangery or garden lifestyles offer a unique way of using living space where the indoors and outdoors meet. Both easy sliding patio doors or wide opening aluminium bi-folding doors and/or UPVC French doors afford you this unique opportunity to have ample access to your patio area or back garden.


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