Are you looking for a way to improve the look of your home while being energy efficient and saving money all at the same time? Then consider adding a sliding glass door to your home. Sliding glass doors open up the space in a room by diminishing the barrier between inside and outside, making the room appear larger and more open. They also allow natural light into your home, which can save money on your electricity bill. Plus, sliding glass doors provide you a great view of your yard during a summer sunset or allows a light evening breeze to flow throughout your home.
Typically sliding glass doors have one large pane of safety glass on each side to give an unobstructed view to the outdoors. Some other, more modern options include built-in blinds between layers of glass. The blinds never need to be cleaned and open and close via an exterior control. Or, another option is sliding patio doors that have grilles between the panes of glass to give a window pane look. This gives the door the style of French doors.
Roofing & More offers a wide range of sliding doors and glass for your choice:
- Tempered glass is very strong. It is the most commonly used glass because of its safety characteristics. Since it is strong and durable it does not break easily.
- Laminated glass is the best glass for noise reduction. If you live in an area that is near traffic or other loud noises it can eliminate a large percentage of the noise. It also provides the highest degree of protection from ultraviolet rays, keeping out approximately 99 percent of them.
- Optional argon gas can be used between the panes of glass to improve thermal performance.
- Tinted glass provides additional shading and a unique look for your room. There are many shades that you can choose from, depending on the manufacturer.
Sliding glass doors are weatherproof and energy-efficient, and can add value and style to Northern Virginian home. Contact us today for your free estimate!