Upgrading your patio door can improve your patio’s appearance, improve your home’s energy efficiency and save you money. However, you need to choose the right patio door for best results. In this two part blog series, Renewal by Andersen® of Nashville, a patio doors expert, will provide you with a guide. Here are four tips when choosing a replacement patio door:
Consider Energy Efficiency – Your patio door covers one of the biggest openings in your home, so it’s important for your new patio door to be weathertight. Research the construction and weatherproofing of your replacement patio doors, and see if they are reliable. It’s also best if your replacement patio door has energy-efficient glass. This glass will limit heat transfer through the door, reducing energy loss from your home. This can have a noticeable effect on your energy bills and indoor comfort.
Focus on Your Home’s Style – Your patio door needs to match your house’s existing design. Study your home’s architectural style, and look for photos of replacement doors and their designs. If you have homes in your neighborhood that look similar to yours, then you can also observe their doors and see if their homes look good. It’s also important to consider how different types of patio doors affect how your home feels.
Don’t Forget Security – Your replacement patio doors need to be tough, strong and durable. Ask your door contractor about their security features, and study their locking systems carefully. It’s best if your chosen patio door has multiple locks and is manufactured from high-quality materials.
Choose the Right Company – Finally, you need to work with the right door company in Nashville, TN. Your new patio door is only as good as the company that installs it. In addition, a good door company can help you design a patio door that can improve your home’s appearance. They will also explain all of their doors’ features and discuss how it can improve your home.
Our sliding doors and hinged patio doors will all make a wonderful addition to your home. They are durable, strong, secure and energy-efficient, and we manufacture them according to your home’s specific measurements. This leads to a quicker installation and a better replacement patio door. Call us at (615) 238-9463, or use this form to learn more about our services and products, or to ask for a free in-home consultation. We serve Nashville and nearby areas in Tennessee.
Check out the second part of this blog series, where we discuss how to match your patio doors to home’s specific style.