Which is the right glass for your porch
Due to the modern production technologies can afford doors for his porch. The aristocratic and wealthy look of traditional glass doors is now complemented by a number of different style design.
Sliding or folding door, folding or telescopic door, sure you will find the right door for your veranda, which satisfies your aesthetic requirements and price expectations. So we look at some of the options for patio doors.Window doorThe classic French door opening inwards is often an elegant and splendid architectural element that connects the space and Interior.Since it is a hinged swinging door, it takes area – she don’t just stand at the level of the wall. The installation of such doors influenced the furniture placement and the functioning of the room.
These doors have also limited distance. Each door leaf must not be very large, since then very large hardware are necessary or the functioning of the door is damaged. The doors are usually not more than 1.80 meters.
The window opening to the outside is another variant of the swinging door to the porch.
These doors have no influence over the furniture in the rooms, but also a disadvantage
The mosquito net should be inside. So, these doors fit better there where no mosquito nets are necessary, as for example in areas without vices, or since, where the door leads to a covered veranda.
The second drawback, it hardware are requested, which are intended to protect the doors and door frames in a gust of wind.
At the doors, no matter inside or outside opening, consider also the door threshold. This element provides a weather erdichte seal along the floor, and 2.5 cm can or higher, which could also disturb you. Should that be the case, please discuss it with your architect.Price: The price of these doors varies greatly. It is determined according to the materials, glass type, interface, hardware, rung type, etc. The expected minimum is about $1,000, but a French door in aluminium of higher quality with multi-point locking system and lighting could cost several thousand dollars.
Sliding glass doors
The sliding glass door is the most widespread variant for veranda. Composed of two framed glass panels that behind each other pushed, can this door in contemporary, traditional and be seen all possible styles in between. Watch real contemporary aesthetics as the pushing and the tiered panels are not quite typical for traditional style.
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The advantage with these doors is that the opening can be quite far. A standard door is 1.50 1.80 m wide, and these are available with 2.40-3.00 metres.The frame is an important consideration in the selection of sliding scale. The actual size varies significantly according to the material. Metal frame, can be very thin like aluminum, and vinyl frames are probably fatter.Price. A sliding door is usually significantly less than a comparable French door. The price depends on the functions and mechanisms. Simply put, the sliding door is constructed lighter and has less moving parts. So, she can be purchased at a price of about $500.
Sliding door options
A variant is a combination of sliding door and window/door, which has the advantages of the sliding doors and the look of a window. She have not two, but four panels. The two outer panels are fixed and the two inner are movable. If the door is closed, two movable panels collide, creating the look of a swinging door.
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Another advantage of these doors is, the opening can be even wider than when the normal sliding door. With widths of 3.0, 3.6 and 4.8 meters, these doors are glass walls, thus offering a plentiful natural ventilation.An element that requests an important design decision is the trackage. She can be about 13-15 cm wide. You are lower have so the more system or with a system of lower profile.
The telescope doors are a more sliding door option. The door is some – three or more – panels, which are pushed in a row.
The most important advantage is that they can have really large openings which connect the interior space with the space
These doors are also in line with the contemporary aesthetic and not entirely with traditional design. Large, uninterrupted glass panels and staggered configuration install a more modern look.
Two particularly good advantages of this style: the door can be a little open no matter what page, there’s no fixed Panel is, as in the standard door with two panels.
The track layout can be really far. A door with four panels has four separate parallel tracks, which can access in the House especially if there is also a mosquito net, then the trackage is 45 cm wide. Should there be a problem, consider the next option.
In this variant, one has a breathtaking panorama and plenty of natural light
A sliding door in a single track layout where each Panel is may end of the plant, where the often start panels. In the larger part of the tracks are imperceptible and the panels disappear in its walls. This is the best variant for the widest opening.Price. The expected price is some up to several thousand dollars depending on the size, materials, construction, etc. This option costs more than the standard Schiebeglastür with two panels, to do this, but get a large glass wall. Plan a 5-number and a budget.
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Folding doors made of glass
The folding doors made of glass allows also large openings, which the border between Interior to open space disappears. The advantage of the folding door compared to telescopic door is that a large opening from one to the next corner is feasible, since where no compartments in the walls for the panels are enforceable.
The folding doors made of glass can have a folding panel that operates as a standard door. So you need not always the whole door open.Price: The folding doors made of glass can really be expensive, especially the better, more easily controlled. Plan a budget of about $4,000 per running meter, so a 6 metre wide opening between $20,000 to $30,000 would cost.
The hinged doors look as folding doors, turning inside, outside, or in both directions. But the difference is that they are mounted with rotary axes and cases. So, the weight is more in the middle and not on the edge. So have really large openings with a single panel.
The construction and the operation of the door but admits no mosquito net, so either the network should not be necessary, or the veranda should be covered.Price: This door will cost more than the standard Windows or sliding doors, but it makes your home look special.
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