Why You Should Consider Patio Doors

Patio doors Lakeland FL

Adding or replacing patio doors gives your home a fresh look and allows in natural light. Morgan Exteriors can provide you with new patio doors that are easy to use and that offer meaningful insulation.

The cost of patio doors varies depending on the material, size and features chosen. Impact-resistant sliding patio doors are a good option for homes in areas prone to heavy winds and storms.

Low Maintenance

Patio doors should be able to withstand the elements and last for many years. Choosing a material that doesn’t require a lot of maintenance will save homeowners money on utility bills and eliminate the need for constant band-aid fixes that aren’t long-term solutions.

JELD-WEN’s wood and Clad-Wood patio doors provide a sleek, modern design with outstanding energy efficiency. These patio doors feature durable exteriors that resist rot, water damage, termites, and warping. They are available with Low-E glass that reflects heat, reducing your energy bill.

Impact resistant patio doors are another option for homes in climates prone to hurricanes and strong winds. These patio doors provide the security and safety you need while also increasing your home’s curb appeal. They are also highly energy-efficient and require little maintenance. They are available in a variety of styles and materials, including vinyl and aluminum.

Energy Efficiency

A new patio door allows more natural light to enter your home and makes rooms feel brighter. Patio doors with more glass also help reduce energy consumption by letting in natural breezes. You can choose from a variety of designs, styles and materials to complement your landscape design. Some models like the Impervia offer simulated divided light grilles that look and function similar to individual windowpanes to give your home an authentic, more refined look.

Several features can improve your patio door’s energy efficiency, including triple-pane glass, Low-E coating, foam insulation and proper installation. You can also look for the ENERGY STAR and National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) label to compare different energy performance ratings.

The cost of a patio door depends on its size, materials and features. Sliding patio doors typically cost less than swinging types. French patio doors feature more panels and are usually more expensive than sliding patio doors. Multi-slide and bifold patio doors let you open entire walls to merge interior and outdoor living spaces seamlessly, making your house feel larger and bringing the outdoors in.

Increased Home Value

If you want to increase the resale value of your home, patio doors are one of the best renovation projects to consider. They bring in more natural light, enhance the view of your landscape, and create a beautiful entrance into your home.

New patio doors also help keep your home cooler in summer and warmer in winter. The energy savings that come from this can help you recoup the costs of installing the doors.

Sliding patio doors are a great way to let the outdoors in without taking up any floor space in your home. They have large glass areas and narrow frames that make them a nice fit for any home. You can even get them with built-in blinds that provide an aesthetically pleasing look and keep nosy neighbors out of your view. For a more luxurious option, you can choose French patio doors that come in pairs and have larger panes of glass.

Curb Appeal

It is no secret that a beautiful yard and garden can add to your home’s value. But there are plenty of other ways you can improve your home’s curb appeal.

One of the best things you can do is to add color with planters and window boxes. Choose planters that complement your door and add interest to the entryway. Use plants to frame windows and entryways, or if you don’t have the space for a planter, consider hanging plants from the front porch.

Another easy way to improve curb appeal is to replace your mailbox with a sleeker design. This is a quick and easy project that can make a big difference. If you are looking for an even more dramatic change, try adding some decorative molding to the sides and top of your front door. This will draw the eye and add instant sophistication. You can also add some simple decorations like a wreath, flag, or swag around your front door to add more color and character.