Pros and Cons of Sliding Doors
Sliding doors have a large glazed surface area to brighten up any space. They are crafted using premium quality uPVC and modern manufacturing techniques, ensuring you will enjoy a long-lasting investment for your property.
Sliding doors (or patio doors as they’re sometimes called) are commonly installed at the back of a home, creating a seamless transition between your building and a garden, patio or decking area. These designs come with a range of benefits, both aesthetically and in performance.
Pros Of Sliding Doors
Flood Your Space With Natural Light
If you want to make a room in your home appear brighter and more welcoming, sliding glass doors could be a fantastic installation. This style of door is twice as wide as a standard door, created with slim frames and expansive panes of glazing.
A brighter room will appear bigger and be more cost-efficient to run. Because natural heat will come into the space, you will rely less on artificial lighting and your central heating.
Keep Adverse Weather Out
Our stunning range of uPVC sliding doors all feature high-performance weather seals. This ensures dampness and draughts are a thing of the past.
Our uPVC doors have also been designed to withstand the compromising effects of salt, erosion and nearly anything else that Australia’s harsh climate throws at them.
Sliding doors require no swing space, making them an ideal solution for properties where space is at a premium. Their sliding function means they don’t take any space up inside a room. They can be opened and closed without disrupting the furniture.
Sliding doors are commonly installed onto balconies and patios, as they allow you to enhance your space easily.
Take advantage of a soft summer breeze and a cool evening with this style of uPVC door. These doors can be slid open as much as you want, thanks to their lack of preset stops. You can open them wide and freshen up your property.
Keep Your Loved Ones Safe
Our range of internally glazed sliding doors offers our customers the highest level of door security. These uPVC designs are manufactured to the highest standards and come with a 10-year guarantee, for your peace of mind.
Despite their slim sightlines and expansive panes of glazing, the safety of your home will not become compromised. Our entire range of sliding doors has been steel reinforced and fitted with multi-point locks and anti-jacking technology as standard.
Enhanced Energy Efficiency
Our sliding doors are built with energy efficiency in mind. Thanks to the modern uPVC, robust double glazing and state-of-the-art manufacturing techniques these doors will improve the thermal efficiency of your property.
These profiles can act like a thermal barrier between your home and the outside world. They will help your property maintain heat in winter and prevent overheating in the warm summer months.
Improved Sound Installation
The double glazing pane within our market-leading sliding doors gives you outstanding levels of acoustic insulation. You will be able to work, relax and sleep without being disturbed by external noises.
If you live by a busy road, in a built-up area or have noisy neighbours, these uPVC patio doors will add peace and tranquillity to your home.
Cons Of Sliding Doors
Modern sliding doors, thanks to the materials used and manufacturing techniques, have fewer drawbacks than older installations. Here are some of the cons and how they can be mitigated.
One of the biggest disadvantages of installing sliding doors in your home is the level of cleaning they require. Because they feature a large expanse of glass, you may notice a build-up of dirt and grime.
Luckily our uPVC framework is easy to maintain. Simply wipe them down with a damp cloth to keep them looking as good as the day installed into your home.
Not As Long Lasting
These doors can be more difficult to seal properly, leading to air leakage. These uPVC profiles can also be more prone to damage from wind and rain than alternatives.
Because sliding doors have more moving parts, they may be more expensive than alternative designs available on the market. Despite their slightly pricier cost, they could be a long-lasting investment for your home.
They can help you save on your energy bills in the long run, thanks to their thermal efficiency and could boost market value.
Taking everything into consideration, we’re confident that installing new sliding patio doors will do wonders for your property. If you have any questions or want to get started on a project, why not contact us or request a quote today? We can’t wait to hear from you.