Sliding doors are a great way to modernise and improve your Perth area home without spending an arm and a leg. But did you know there are plenty of other benefits to installing sliding doors? Here are nine reasons you’ll love sliding doors.
They are Energy Efficient
Between the glass, the timber and the perfectly tight fit, sliding doors are great insulators, keeping your home cooler in hot weather and warmer in cold weather. If we fit your sliding doors with composite gaskets, we can offer optimal protection from weather, including heat, cold, rain, dust and drafts.
They Help Integrate Your Home with Nature
Sliding doors bring the outdoors into your home and take your home outdoors by providing a seamless, natural transition between indoors and outdoors. In addition, sliding doors use large glass panes which give you a great view of your garden every day of the year.
Essentially, sliding doors make your alfresco living area a part of your home, thus increasing effective living area.
They are Safe
Sliding doors are now made of glass that is very difficult to break. We can also provide a grade of shatterproof safety glass.
They Provide Security
Sliding doors are difficult for thieves to break into. Remember that most thieves want to break into a home with as little noise as possible. Sliding doors are built in a way that it is almost impossible to break in without expending the time and energy to shatter the entire door. Higher grades of glass make this nearly impossible. There are no “clever” ways to break into a sliding door because of their structure. Most thieves are going to be discouraged from breaking into a sliding door because they would rather have “easy pickings.”
They Save Space
Since sliding doors don’t open in or out, you don’t need to keep space clear in front of them. This allows you to better utilise the space around your door. One panel slides next to another, taking up almost no extra space.
They Let in Natural Light
Sliding doors let natural light in through the glass. This brightens up your home while giving the illusion of more space than you actually have. Sunlight gives your home a modern, spacious “look” that enhances your lifestyle.
They Provide Easy Access
All you have to do is slide the door sideways and it opens wide, allowing you easy access to the outdoors. They move easily on their rails, especially if you perform the small amount of maintenance it takes to keep them moving easily.
We mentioned earlier that sliding doors are great insulators due to the timber, glass and tight fit. This lowers your carbon footprint and saves on heating and cooling costs. In addition, all doors from Fremantle Door & Window Company are made from locally manufactured glass and ethically sourced, sustainable timber.
You may choose to have your sliding doors glazed to keep out harmful UV rays while letting in light. If you choose an energy-efficient glazing, it can provide acoustic insulation as well as protection from heat and cold. Meanwhile, you still have a great view of your children playing outside, as well as any natural scenery that may be outside of your window.
Why You Will Love Custom Sliding Doors
At Fremantle Door & Window, we build and install the finest custom sliding doors for numerous Perth area homeowners. We manufacture them in our O’Connor facility. As we mentioned, we manufacture our glass locally and use sustainable timber from ethical sources.
All you have to do is call us and talk to a design professional. We will help you figure out exactly what you really want if you don’t know already. If you already know, we will help turn your vision into reality.
After we get a design, we come in and measure your home. Then, we come up with a final plan. When you give us the OK, we get to work. When we have built your door, we come to your home and install it.
For more information or to talk to a design professional, call us today: 1300 308 323.