Why To Add Sliding Doors To Your House

Written by
Sadie Coleman
Published on
July 13, 2021 3:55:26 PM PDT July 13, 2021 3:55:26 PM PDTth, July 13, 2021 3:55:26 PM PDT

Are you looking to upgrade the old traditional doors in your home? Sliding glass doors are a great alternative, read here to see the benefits of installing sliding glass doors in your home!


Space Savers 

One of the main reasons sliding glass doors are a must is because they can save you space. In addition to their energy efficiency, sliding glass doors are also very space efficient. Rather than having to make space and cut into the room next door for a swing arc of a traditional door, sliding doors simply slide in and out of a slot. This not only saves you space and creates more room, it makes it a lot easier to plan out your furniture and decorations for your home.

 

Retrofitted with an Automatic Sliding Door System

Another benefit of sliding glass doors is that they can be retrofitted with an automatic sliding door system. Automatic sliding doors can provide convenience, pet control, accessibility and much more. If you like to entertain guests in your home, automatic sliding door systems will allow you to walk outside with your hands full of food or drinks for your guests, without having to worry about opening and closing the patio doors. The doors will automatically open for you as you approach them.


Automatic doors are also great for giving your pets the freedom to go in and out as they please. With Autoslide's pet tag system you will not have to lift a finger to let your pet in and out and you will not have to worry about other animals getting in. Automatic door systems are also very helpful if you or someone in your family has low mobility or needs to use a wheelchair. The door opening and closing system will allow them to conveniently go in and out on their own and will reduce risk of injury or other problems.


Security

One of the most overlooked benefits of glass sliding doors is their added security. By nature, sliding doors are very difficult to open from the outside and there is no easy way to “pick” a sliding door lock. This gives an extra sense of security and can discourage people from trying to break into your home. There are many smart home technologies you can use in your home to increase security and safety, such as home security systems with outdoor security cameras and a ring doorbell that allows you to see who is approaching your door.


Transition Inside to Outside

One of the main benefits of sliding doors is that they allow for better traffic flow in and out of the house. This is important when you and your family are entertaining guests where people will be moving in and out of the house frequently such as BBQ’s, family get-togethers, or any other type of gathering. If you implement an auto automatic sliding door system, your pet will be able to go in and out as they please as well and you will not have to worry about opening and closing the door for them.


Natural Light Work with Most House Styles

Sliding glass doors allow you to have a lot of natural light in your home because of the large glass panes. This means you do not need to have that many light fixtures in order to keep your space lit. This will save you money on electrical lighting. People tend to prefer natural light over artificial light because it creates a much more inviting and welcoming atmosphere.

 

Works with Most House Styles

Sliding glass doors are very versatile and can be great for almost any house style. They are very low maintenance and quiet compared to other door options and there is a variety of different styles to choose from. You can add more panels and sidelights to the doors to customize them as well. This can help you create a style that is unique to your home.

 

As you can see, there are many benefits to adding sliding glass doors to your home, so get started today!