Sliding glass patio doors are becoming a necessity in modern homes. Not only because they allow you to view your outside from the inside and vice versa, but also because they keep pests and bugs from entering your home if you feel the need to open your main door to let in the natural light and fresh air.
But as with other doors in your house, you also need to make sure that your patio door has durable and quality security systems, including locks, bolts and security bars. Online retailers where you can buy them at affordable prices also carry in their inventories various optional security features.
Thermal Industries Inc.’s Legance Patio Door:
If you have been longing for natural light to stream in freely into your house, then this door is what you need. It comes with optional glass packages designed for any climate condition. The Low-E glass keeps any room warmer during winter months by reflecting back the heat into your house ad allowing solar rays to enter. Similarly, during summer, the glass prevents ultraviolet and infrared solar energy, thus keeping the rooms cooler. For its security features, the door is designed with keyed, two-point hook locks which can be upgraded into multi-point locking option.
As replacement, you can choose to have a stained-glass design, 2 or 3 panel door styles, classic hardware and decorative grid accents.
Andersen Windows and Doors’ 200 Series Perma-Shield Gliding Patio Doors:
This door can be ordered in custom sizes. It has simple and clean design and low-maintenance exterior. Its large glass area allows more natural light and fresh air to come into your house. Other standard features are self-contained leveling adjusters, a reach-out lock to pull the panel tightly against the frame, dual-pane insulating or low-emissitivity tempered glass. Interior and exterior frame finishes and colors are white, terratone and sandtone. The door dimensions include 6 feet wide by 6 feet, 10 and 3/8 inches high. This door is sold for $916.
Alside 6100 Series Sliding Glass Doors:
This vinyl patio door will allow you to enjoy a beautiful view without worrying about the maintenance. This is because this door style does not need painting and cleaning it is light and easy. Just use a damp cloth and your traditional household cleaners to make the vinyl and glass surfaces sparkle and look new. The door features a heavy-duty fiberglass for screen, tough aluminum frames, four-point tension that you can adjust and a corrosion-resistant sill.
Renaissance Patio Doors by Standard Patio Doors:
This double-glazed, PVC sliding door is heavy duty and elegant. It has been designed to answer the discriminating taste of clients who want high-quality patio doors. The key features of this door are two-panel configuration, one operating panel, 1/2-inch air spacer, exterior “d” handle, PVC panels that were mechanically assembled, exclusive gliding system, primed solid wood frame and 100 percent weatherstripping.
Series 600 Sliding Glass Door by Western Window Systems:
This door is manufactured and designed in sizes of up to 144 inches high with no limit when it comes to width. Frame finish options include dark bronze anodized and warmtone tan paint. For hardware, it includes tandem roller assemblies multipoint hook lock that is fully mortised, dust box, extruded aluminum handle and flush pull handle.