Sliding and Hinged Patio Doors

The Entrance to Your Danville, IL Escape – Hinged and Sliding Patio Doors

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A patio is an important piece of a home and its overall atmosphere. Not only does it function as a great spot for entertaining, but a patio can also encourage us to get outside a bit more and enjoy some fresh air. That’s why it shouldn’t be a huge surprise that the entranceway to the patio is just as important. Regardless if it’s a hinged or sliding patio door, it can offer a lot more than just being an additional door in your home.

Whether you’ve just built a patio for your home and are in the market for a new sliding patio door or you are simply swapping an old one, there are a number of possibilities to pick from when you begin your research. We thought it would 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 on the market.

Sliding Patio Doors

One of the benefits of sliding patio doors is that they don’t swing open, meaning you have added space to work with when it’s time to decorate and place your furniture. Sliding patio doors also let in 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 decide if they are right for your home? Here are a few helpful insights to help you while you look:

  • Available in naturally beautiful wood, durable fiberglass and low-maintenance vinyl.
  • Doors are constructed 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 pick 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 giving you 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 provide you with superior functionality and practicality.

Hinged and French patio doors have a lot of similarities to sliding patio doors, offering you fantastic 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 shielded 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 fantastic addition to Danville homes, and hinged and sliding patio doors are a great way to show off this important feature. If you want an up-close look at all of the hinged and sliding patio doors available from Pella Windows and Doors, stop by our Danville showroom, give us a call at 217-443-3355 or set up an appointment with us online through our online scheduler.