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Which Type of Patio Glass Door Is Right For You?

Diamond Glass Calgary Which Type of Patio Glass Door Is Right For You?

Glass doors can enhance the look of your patio and the value of your home. Learn more about our custom glass door design, installation, and maintenance services. 

Glass doors are an excellent addition to any Calgary home. Not only do they enhance the visual appeal of your house, but they will also provide you with security while lending your space a feel of openness.

There are many places you can consider adding custom glass doors in your home, including:

  • shower/bath enclosures
  • sauna enclosures
  • patio doors
  • front/screen doors



Benefits of Custom Glass Patio Doors

Adding custom glass patio doors to your home is a simple, cost-effective, and easy way to increase the value of your house, and update its appearance. Apart from their aesthetic appeal, they have numerous other benefits.

1. You'll Be Able To Take Advantage Of Natural Light

One of the biggest advantages of adding glass patio doors is that it increases the amount of natural light that can enter your home. This is important because natural light works to:

  • increase your energy levels
  • enhance the comfort of your home
  • improve your mood
  • regulate your circadian rhythms for deeper and more energizing sleep

Custom glass patio doors and windows create a feeling of airy openness in your home and offer plenty of natural light to battle the seasonal blues. This is especially true if your door faces east.


2. Glass Patio Doors Are Easy To Clean

Another benefit of using glass as a material for your patio doors is that it is extremely durable and very easy to keep clean. This is because glass:

  • doesn’t rust
  • won't corrode
  • doesn’t collect any dust
  • is not susceptible to woodworm

All that is needed to keep your glass door looking clean and attractive is to give it an occasional wipe with a cloth and some glass cleaner, making it ideal for busy households.


3. You'll Save On Electricity

Apart from giving your home greater aesthetic appeal, glass patio doors will also save a large amount of energy! Because they allow in more natural light, you will require less electricity for lighting, lowering your electric bill.

In addition, in the spring and summer, you can simply open up your windows and glass doors to cool your home without the need for an air conditioner. In the winter, you can prevent the glass from getting too chilly by adding a


4. You Could Enjoy Amazing Views

Traditional doors let in very limited light and have the significant disadvantage of separating your home from the outdoors. By opting for glass patio doors, you’ll have an unobscured view of your garden and will be able to enjoy a better view of your world.


Different Types of Glass Patio Doors

Glass patio doors come in a variety of styles and functions that can beautify your home and create a seamless transition between your indoor and outdoor spaces. Some of your design options include:

French doors

French doors have distinctive double doors with an in or out-swinging hinge design that will open up your home to the outdoors and creates a wide walkway for you and your guests to move in and out of during summer gatherings.

Sliding glass doors

Sliding doors are the most common style of glass patio doors featuring a pair of framed glass panels. One panel slides past a second, fixed panel to allow quick, easy access in and out of the house.

Folding glass doors

Folding glass doors provide an innovative design where the panels fold into each other at the sides. One of the panels can also be hinged to serve as a standard door when you don’t want to open up the entire door.


Want to Know Which Glass Door Style is Right For You?

At Diamond Glass, we provide a wide range of residential glass services from custom shower/bath glass door enclosures to skylight and screen-door repairs. Whatever your needs, our team of certified technicians can provide quick, affordable, and high-quality services to suit your unique home requirements.

To find out more about our custom glass door design, installation, and repair services, and how our team can help you select the right product for your unique taste and needs, contact our Calgary office at 403-568-7086 or fill in our online contact form.

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