If you've been considering adding a sliding glass door to your patio area, read on as we list 5 benefits of having glass patio doors installed. Some might surprise you.

5 Benefits of Sliding Glass Patio Doors

1 ) Energy Efficiency

Utility expenses can certainly creep up as you try to keep your home comfortable year-round. Did you know that sliding glass doors on the exterior patio area not only look great but also benefit your utility expenses? Sliding doors are constructed of large panes of glass that run from your floor to ceiling and when installed properly by professionals they are a wonderful insulator. A well insulated home always results in a lower energy bill! Along with helping to maintain a desirable inside temperature, sliding glass doors can also block outside noise.

2 ) Natural Light

The addition of glass patio doors allows natural light to filter in and brighten up a space that might otherwise be poorly lit. Natural lighting gives you that extra something your home needs without the burden of finding spaces for lamps and light fixtures. If you're concerned that too much light might be allowed in with a glass door there are a number of stylish window dressing options to fit any aesthetic, giving you the flexibility of allowing light in without excessive brightness.

3 ) Ease of Cleaning and Maintenance

Glass is one of the easiest materials to clean and maintain. Quality glass installed by professionals adds a wonderful look to any space and provides the long lasting beauty your home deserves. Any smudges, dust, or debris can quickly and easily be removed with a simple cleaning solution and dry cloth.

4 ) Gorgeous Views and Open Space

Who doesn't want to enjoy the scenic view of their outside space? Glass patio doors offer the opportunity to relax inside while also enjoying an unobstructed view of the outdoors. Typical wooden doors and walls can really make a room feel stuffy and closed-in. Glass will give the room a more “open” feel, while still maintaining a safe and secure entry way. Having a beautiful view of nature during any weather or season is always a wonderful option.

5 ) Accessibility and Safety

Sliding glass patio doors are durable and secure, but also accessible. When properly installed by professionals the ease and convenience of accessing outdoor areas is a huge plus. If you're concerned about a home being more vulnerable to intruders with glass patio doors installed, don't be! Access doesn't mean you're sacrificing security. The installation of durable glass and locks will provide safety. In fact the ability to look outdoors without actually opening your door provides added safety and security to your home.

If you've been thinking about adding some glass elements to your home, give us a call (804) 746-3086. More Than Glass will help you to bring your design ideas to life. We have more than 25 years experience helping our customers by creating custom glass designs unique to your taste. Our work speaks for itself and our customers are immensely satisfied with our work.


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