The perfect match for your patio
Both hinged and sliding patio doors can create a functional and beautiful access point between your home and patio. But each type of patio door has different features to consider.
Patio doors create a convenient entryway between your indoor and outdoor living spaces. The differences that distinguish hinged and sliding types of patio doors are important to consider when shopping for a new or replacement patio door to complement your space.
With the right information about each offering, you can transform the look and function of your room. Read on for more information about what separates hinged and sliding patio doors.
If one is not enough, double hinged doors are the answer. This style features two panels that swing open from the center and are typically referred to as French patio doors.
There is a degree of versatility to double-hinged patio doors, as they can make a dramatic statement in your home, regardless of whether your style is contemporary or traditional. With French patio doors, you have the option of an in-swing if you want the doors to open into a room. An out-swing option works well when the double patio doors lead out onto a patio or deck.
Hinged patio doors are generally more popular in homes with a traditional architectural style and sliding patio doors are a modern staple and especially popular in homes with less space.
Both sliding and hinged patio doors provide their own unique benefits, but it ultimately comes down to choosing the patio door that complements your home’s architectural style, décor and functionality. Only you can decide what works best for you and your home.