Anytime you decide you are tired of the look of your patio, you don’t need to make major changes structurally to the patio or the outside of your home. You don’t need to build a deck over the existing patio, you don’t need to change the siding of your home, and you definitely don’t need to tear out your existing patio to build a different shaped one.
All you need to do is change your patio door.
Making Your Patio More Contemporary
If you are searching for a way to give your patio and the outside of your home a more modern and contemporary look, switching from a plain back door or old, French doors to a sliding glass door will do the trick.
The sliding glass door creates a more contemporary look and changes the look of your patio from boring or old fashioned to more modern. A more modern look also has more conveniences. A contemporary sliding patio door is easier to open when you have your hands full, provides you with a larger glass area to look out of, and some are covered with a vinyl sheath that can simply be wiped down when they get dirty.
If you aren’t quite ready for the jump straight into a more contemporary look for your patio, you can also ways go with a sliding glass door that can be stained to look like wood. Incorporate the wood stain with hardware (handle and locks) that has an old fashion look to them and you have the conveniences of a more contemporary door, but with a slightly less contemporary look.
Creating a Unique, More Traditional Look
Trading a sliding patio door or a regular outer door for a French door will change the look of your patio to a more traditional style. French doors create a sense artistry that used to be standard in homes; which is why the look of your patio changes with these doors.
With the French doors that are manufactured today, homeowners have the option of changing the grille patterns and hardware for the doors to create the perfect traditional look for their patio.
For homeowners that want the traditional look, but also want to have the modern convenience of a sliding patio door, they now have the option of installing gliding French doors.
To find just the right look for your patio, contact us today. One of our specialists will go over with you all of the benefits of the different patio doors and what changes may have to be made to accommodate your new patio door.