Getting a new patio door is not as easy as picking the fanciest option you can find. According to door installation and storm damage restoration experts, there are certain things you need to know in order to find a patio door that will best suit your needs. Here’s a quick rundown on these things to help you on your search.
Nobody likes a patio door that costs a lot to keep in good condition. Some patio door options require less maintenance than others without sacrificing looks or performance. For example, some vinyl frame patio doors can be made to resemble wood while also being virtually immune to wood rot.
Your Home’s Visual Style
A pretty patio door will look even better if it matches the look of the existing windows and vinyl siding installation. You have to pay attention to things such as your siding’s color, the home’s visual style, and even the type of finish used on your patio window frames.
Available Floor Space
There are several types of patio doors, some of which require more floor space than others. For example, French patio doors require plenty of room for the panels to swing open or close. On the other hand, sliding patio doors require very little floor space, but can’t open as wide as a French patio door.
Just like with vinyl window installation, a patio door must be installed according to the manufacturer’s specifications. This is why we strongly recommend hiring certified patio door specialists to have the door put up. Entrusting the work to the pros also helps make sure that your new patio door will be covered by a warranty.
Get the best patio door from your home with help from our team. Timberland Exteriors is the leading roofing and siding company in St. Paul, MN. You can call us at (651) 439-1760 or fill out this contact form to request a quote from our team.