Why French Doors Are Still in Style and How to Select the Right Ones for Your Residence
Homeowners have installed French doors rather than sliding glass patio doors for a long time. They’re very customizable and pull in more fresh air when open. When you need to get new ones, you might be worried French doors are outdated. These doors remain very much in style for 2021 and beyond. And here’s why.
1. French Doors Are Multipurpose Patio Doors
There are a few different models of French patio doors. The most popular kind has double doors that move inward or outward on hinges. This type allows plenty of fresh air and natural light, making your residence feel brighter and bigger. If your doors swing inward, you’ll need adequate of clearance and floor space for them to open fully.
Multi-panel patio doors are a modern model that unites the top features of French and sliding glass doors. Built with up to 10 panels wide to accommodate wide openings, multi-panel doors offer the most light and fresh air of any patio door.
There are two different types of multi-panel doors, also known as bifold doors, including:
- Lift-and-slide panels, which are fixed until easily engaged on rollers.
- Multi-slide panels, which move to one side or in the middle.
Separate from other French doors, these multi-panel doors don’t rely on floor space when open since they stack against each other or slip into a wall pocket.
2. French Doors Are Energy Efficient
Choosing an energy-efficient French door could help you save more on heating and cooling costs over the year. And keep your home cozy year-round.
Pella has been a proud ENERGY STAR® partner since 1999. This means we’re dedicated to constructing energy-efficient doors and windows that meet or exceed ENERGY STAR certification in all 50 states.
Our specialists make it simple to alter the energy efficiency for your replacement French doors. Some models are available in dual- and triple-pane glass, as well as InsulShield®. This stylish glass collection offers a variety of energy-saving options.
3. French Doors Can Be Customized to Complement Your Home
Pella® French doors are highly customizable. In addition to glass options, you’ll also have different kinds of colors, finishes and grille patterns to choose from when designing your doors. Produce the perfect design with Pella Architect Series®. Or customize your Pella Lifestyle Series French doors with built-in blinds, shades or security sensors.
Finish Your French Door Replacement Project with Pella of Jackson
If you’re ready to try planning your French door replacement project, our knowledgeable staff at Pella of Jackson can help. From helping you build the ideal patio doors for your house to our acclaimed no-mess, no-guess installation day, we’re more than willing to help you every step of the way. Get in touch with us at 307-733-0535 to get started today!