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The Entrance to Your Raleigh, North Carolina Escape  Hinged and Sliding Patio Doors

The Entrance to Your Raleigh, North Carolina Escape Hinged and Sliding Patio Doors

A patio is an important part of a home and its general environment. Not only does it serve as a great spot for entertaining, but a patio can also motivate us to get outdoors a little more and take in some fresh air. That’s why it shouldn’t be a big surprise that the entranceway to the patio is just as important. Regardless if it’s a hinged or sliding patio door, it can deliver a lot more than just being one more door in your home.

Whether you’ve just added a patio to your home and are in the market for a new sliding patio door or you are simply replacing an old one, there are a host of options to select from when you start your research. We thought it might be helpful to make the process a little easier by touching on a few of the basics of the most common patio doors you will find out there.

Sliding Patio Doors

One of the perks of sliding patio doors is that they don’t swing open, meaning you have additional space to work with when it’s time to decorate and place your furniture. Sliding patio doors also allow for a great deal of natural light, adding a warm glow to your home.

So what do you need to know about sliding patio doors to help you conclude if they are right for your home? Here are six helpful tips to help you in your search:

  • Available in naturally beautiful wood, durable fiberglass and low-maintenance vinyl.
  • Doors are made with one panel so that they easily slide to one side.
  • Two, three or four panel models are available.
  • Come with a number of grille styles to select from.
  • Add on a traditional insect screen or Pella’s Rolscreen® retractable insect screen.
  • A variety of hardware finishes are available.

Hinged and French Patio Doors

Hinged and French wood patio doors are another great selection offering craftsmanship that adds character and beauty to any room in your home. With the choice between two doors that swing open from the middle or two doors, one movable and one fixed, you can meet the needs of your home to help ensure superior functionality and practicality.

Hinged and French patio doors tout a lot of similarities to sliding patio doors, providing you with amazing flexibility and customization to meet your design and function needs.

  • Hinged doors come as single or double doors.
  • Doors can open from the right or left.
  • The wood construction can be guarded by a low-maintenance. EnduraClad finished aluminum exterior cladding (available in Architect Series®, Designer Series® and Pella ® ProLine 450 Series).
  • Multi-point locking system available for added security.
  • Satin nickel, oil-rubbed bronze, polished brass and white hardware finishes.
  • A number of grille possibilities available attached directly to the glass, between the panes of glass or removable.

Patios are a great addition to Raleigh homes, and hinged and sliding patio doors are a great way to show off this amazing feature. If you want a closer look at all of the hinged and sliding patio doors available from Pella Windows and Doors, drop by our Raleigh showroom, give us a call at 919-324-0196 or set up an appointment with us online through our online scheduler.

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