Options for Replacing Patio Doors
When looking to purchase replacement patio doors, you will find that there is a wide range of different options available. Whether a replacement is down to damage, wear and tear or the doors are old. You may wish to choose to upgrade for better energy efficiency, or just want something that looks new. There is a wide range of factors to consider when choosing new Patio doors.
The number of Glass Panes
uPVC patio doors come in a wide range of styles and different amounts of glass panes. The most common patio door is around two panes however you can purchase them in three and four glass panes. Four pane uPVC patio doors will provide greater natural light entering into your home and better views of the garden or outdoors. Two and three-paned patio doors are much cheaper than four pane patio doors and are easier to install.
Patio doors are more suitable for homes where there is not much space for large windows. You can choose in which direction you want the doors to slide in and open. Your options and choices will depend on the number of glass panes chosen.
Energy Efficient Patio Doors
Energy efficient uPVC patio doors generally provide good energy efficiency. High-quality doors will also provide better energy efficiency this is because they fit better and provide a seal. Doing so results in less heat escaping and cold air getting in. Double glazed patio doors provide good energy efficiency by providing a seal against heat loss.
Patio Door Glass Styles
Patio doors come in a wide range of glass styles. Choosing a glass style can have a big impact on patio doors aesthetically. Allowing homeowners to customize their tastes, as well as styling the rest of the home. Patio door glass styles include the Georgian bar and lead effects. These glass styles are most popular in windows. If your home has windows with one of these styles it maybe is worth matching your patio doors to the rest of the home.
Frames Styles Patio Doors
Patio door glass is not the only thing that can be customized. uPVC patio door frames are available in a wide range of colours. These include colours such as white, Chartwell green, oak, rosewood, brown, black and much more. There is also wood effect choices such as rosewood and oak, these give a more traditional classic look to the style of the doors. Handles and fittings can be customized by colour such as chrome, satin, gold and stainless steel.
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