Doors are not fixtures in a home that are frequently changed. The type of doors would have much impact on the look and feel of an office space or home. The two most common types of door systems come down to either the traditional hinged doors (sometimes referred to as French doors) or sliding doors with glass panels. While both types have their merits, people are increasingly choosing sliding doors over hinged ones. The reasons for gaining popularity of sliding doors are quite obvious such as:
Sliding doors do not require room for clearance and that is a much-desired benefit for home dwellers. As more and more people are living in smaller spaces, every little bit of space earned is a welcome advantage. There are more options for placement of furniture and interior decorating when there is more available space to work with.
Sliding doors with glass panes would enhance the overall presentation of the house. It allows more natural light into the house thus giving off a pleasant ambience. Sliding glass doors immediately suggest neutral modernity and would not clash with the interior appointments as points of focus. Sliding glass doors can be ordered with pre tinted glass panes to accentuate or compliment the ambient lighting of the home. The aluminium sliding door frames can be customed ordered in any colours of your choice to compliment the colour scheme of your interior. The finish options of your sliding doors are also plentiful to suit your decorating taste. In areas of your home or office, where deemed fit, sliding doors can be fitted with mirrors to double down on its functionality.
Convenience and Versatility
Sliding doors especially the ones with an aluminium frame are rigid and light weight. In inclement weather such as strong gusts of winds, such sliding doors are unlikely to be blown shut. Sliding doors require very little maintenance except for normal cleaning and dusting. They operate smoothly and quietly. Sliding doors comes in many sizes and odd sizes can be custom made or ordered.
Sliding glass doors allow natural light to flood the house thereby creating a bright environment which would also improve the moods of its inhabitants. Less electrical lighting would also be required which translates to energy cost savings. In cold weather, sliding doors which are fitted properly would shut out the cold and in hot weather, sliding doors can be opened to let the breeze in thus saving the running cost of air conditioning.
Security and Safety
Security and safety are the top two concerns of any home dweller. These days, shatterproof sliding glass doors can be custom ordered. The accompanying aluminium seals frames, locking mechanism and fixed leaves are strong and not easily compromised by would be intruders. The transparency of sliding glass door panes allows monitoring of activities outside the home. Be it monitoring a child or pet at play in the balcony, patio or garden or strangers lurking around outside, a sliding glass door gives this added sense of security.