Yolette Patio Doors October 26th, 2017 - 03:50:38
Going with a wooden door style means that youll probably pay a bit more and youll need to keep up with their maintenance if you wish to keep them from getting that weathered look. However wood is a luxurious material that provides your home with a natural ambience and charm. Patio doors can be found in hardwood types such as oak cherry and mahogany which are strong and blend well with many interiors and exterior areas.
Some manufactures offer optional extras such as tinted glass anti-sun laminated obscured glass and Argon-filled double-glazing. It is also possible to match existing period features by specifying Georgian bar or leaded-light in rectangular or diamond style. An innovative option is switchable privacy glass which enables molecules inside the double-glazing to become transparent or opaque at the press of a button; this is expensive though typically doubling the original price of good quality patio doors.
Bi Folding doors were launched around the turn of the century; they can be installed in place of French doors where both doors are hinged to fold as they open together to one side. Bi folding doors can also span an opening to around 7 metres wide depending on the frame chosen. A master door can be placed amongst the doors at the ends or in the middle wherever the opening is required; this door is a standard (pivot) opening door which enables the other doors to be pushed to the side or sides of the aperture resulting in a sliding-folding action concertina-style to maximise the width of the opening between home and garden or conservatory.
Traditional or modern? Classic or contemporary? Varying tastes and different architectures throughout the years as well as innovations and enhanced lifestyles have given rise to the wide choice in patio door variations currently available in Britain. This article aims to describe the types of patio doors - their styles and functionality similarities and differences together with some of their main advantages and popular options - in order to provide readers with an informative guide.