Exterior French Doors Provide Security And Safety For Your Home
Not only are exterior French doors beautiful, there are many benefits to adding this door style to your home. They will eliminate pesky drafts as well as save on your energy bills thanks to the construction of these doors. Weatherstripping and glass coatings protect you from the elements as does the frame and sash design. Another way that French sliding, double, folding, bifold or patio doors are a benefit is safety. Newer doors are made with a special type of laminated glass which can withstand a beating from a baseball bat, similar to the glass found in cars. If someone attempts to break into your home, they will find it a difficult task thanks to this addition.
American Building Supply offers the 8' 10 Lite Steel French Patio Door, model 35027, for only $599. This attractive unit is prepped and ready to accept the hardware of your choosing. The glass is insulated and features external grills for easy cleaning. Thanks to the polyurethane core, sounds will be deadened allowing you to keep outdoor sounds where they belong. Best of all, this door featuring sidelites which offer the same properties as the glass of the doors themselves. Customer give this particular model three and a half stars out of five.
Another popular model of exterior French doors is the ReliaBilt 6' Grille Between the Glass French Patio Door, model 289741. This pre-hung unit is priced at just $448 and offers a variety of features. Many will love the decorative 10-lite design which comes with a limited lifetime warranty. The galvanized steel construction is rust and corrosion resistant and the energy efficiency of this product is sure to be a hit thanks to the insulated glass. For easier finishing, this unit comes with two coats of a baked-on enamel primer in a neutral, low-sheen color. Customers have yet to review this particular item.
Another style you may wish to consider when purchasing exterior French doors is the West Palm 6.66' Clear Aluminum French Patio Door Unit, model W PALM FR 33038 WH C. This model meets or exceeds the requirements of the Florida Window and Door Code for wind-created pressure and is a low maintenance model. Many loves the 15-lite design and the fact that this is an outswing unit. Made of aluminum with tempered glass, there are many things you will find attractive about this model. One may be the price, which is a low $588.
Products manufactured from wood, fiberglass, composite and UPVC are also very popular. White tends to be the standard color when UPVC is used but, manufacturer now offer the option to apply exterior paint or varnish finishes to the door frames and to their wooden doors. Mahogany and oak doors provide a master touch of elegance to any home.
For homes having architectural beauty you can opt for a custom design of french door and windows. Garage doors, front, back, entry and patio french doors can be manufactured specifically to match the outside look of your house. Taking this route can bring a huge improvement to the overall look and insulation of your home and adding the right look at the same time.
Many home have exterior wood fire doors installed to restrict the passage of fire throughout the house. These doors are often manufactured from oak or pine and need to have been tested to comply with a recognised fire standard to suit the location where they will be installed.
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