From backyards and gardens to terraces and decks, a simple patio door upgrade can completely transform the way you experience your outdoor living space. While adding new patio doors will most definitely improve the aesthetics of your home, it can also be a good excuse to install patio doors that are more energy efficient and secure.
Enhances Natural Light
While the primary purpose of a patio door is to allow homeowners easy access to the outside, patio doors also act like a set of large windows. The majority of patio doors feature full length floor to ceiling panes of glass which are perfect for allowing tons of natural light to flood into your home. Natural light is much more appealing to the eye than heavily relying on artificial lights to brighten up a room or space.
In addition to improving the aesthetics, natural light also provides health benefits, including the ability to promote a better night’s sleep, improving your overall mood, and exposing your body to higher levels of Vitamin D.
Increase in Property Value
If you’re considering selling your home in the future, patio doors are an excellent tool in capturing the attention of buyers, especially when showcasing the outdoor living area possibilities, such as a covered patio, deck, garden, terrace, etc. This gives potential buyers a way to visualize themselves enjoying the outdoor space. Patio doors are a smart and attractive way to highlight one of the most positive and popular features of your home.
Greater Sense of Security
Some homeowners may worry that the large glass panels in a patio door may lower security, but that isn’t the case. Patio doors come equipped with a variety of safety features, such as different security locks that are built into the system during the manufacturing process. For those homeowners who are worried about the security of patio doors, there are a number of preventative safety measures that can be added for extra protection, security, and peace of mind.
Improves the Aesthetics
There’s no question that adding patio doors will improve the aesthetic appearance of your home-both from the inside and the outside. One of the biggest benefits is the way patio doors seamlessly combine the beauty of the outdoors with the functionality of your indoor living space. With glass patio doors, it will feel like one big beautiful blended space.
Provides Stunning Views
Patio doors provide stunning, enhanced views of the great outdoors. Whatever your view, you can take in the scenery around you, such as watching a sunrise or sunset or capturing the excitement of seeing a thunderstorm unfold before your eyes.
Patio doors also give the illusion of more space due to the large glass panels, and can really open up a space, making it appear grander.
Reduces Energy Costs/Usage
Patio doors are an excellent way to utilize the amount of natural light to reduce your energy usage during the day. If energy efficiency is important to you, there are certain types of patio doors that are more energy efficient than others.
When it comes to patio doors, the type of glass you select is also important. Low-E glass cuts down on the amount of infrared and ultraviolet light that comes through and has a special coating to help keep the temperatures consistent and comfortable in your home year-round.
If you’re considering a patio door replacement, contact Armorvue Home Exteriors today for a virtual appointment. We have experts ready to answer your questions! Ask us about any of our high quality products, experienced installation services, or financing options we have available.
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