Adding or replacing patio doors in your home can come with a lot of things to think about. From color to material type or product line, there are a lot of choices to think about. Among these considerations is the key decision of whether you go with a hinged or sliding patio door. Both are great choices and provide their own unique benefits, but when you boil it down there is one that will work best with your home and style.
Unsure which option is right for your home? Here’s some more information to help you decide whether you should purchase a hinged or sliding patio door.
Sliding Patio Doors:
- If an area is tight, a sliding patio
door is most likely the ideal choice given that
they don’t require room to swing open
- Due to their construction they are easy to
- Their large glass panels allow for the most natural light
- Offer a contemporary look for modern homes
- Pella Sliding Doors are equipped with a foot bolt
lock to open the door about three inches to allow for ventilation.
Hinged Patio Doors:
- Give you a
bigger opening for more foot traffic and allow for furniture to
pass through easily
- Draw the eyes outdoors with
their detailed accents
- Have a low threshold to make coming and going
- Offer a more classic look
- Pella Hinged Doors offer a multi-point locking system
for added security
Every home has its own unique needs, whether it is comfort,
style, or functionality related, which is why we carry both hinged and sliding patio doors. No matter which product line or material you go with, we have options to help meet those needs. Whether you prefer wood, fiberglass or vinyl, we can help find the right product for you.
When you add a Pella® patio door in your Gaithersburg home you’re not only gaining the aesthetic benefits, you’re getting the innovation that Pella® products offer. Our features showcase the attention to detail that you’re in search of.
Whether you have a question about which patio door option is best for your home and your budget or just want to take a look at a few different options, give the pros at your Gaithersburg Pella Showroom a call at 202-594-3979.