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What You Need To Know About Patio Doors: Hinged vs. Sliding for your Shrewsbury, MA home

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Adding or replacing patio doors in your home can come with a lot of things to think about. From color to material type or product line, there are a lot of things to consider. Among these options is the crucial decision of whether you go with a hinged or sliding patio door. Both are great options and provide their own unique benefits, but when you boil it down there is one that will work best with your home and style.

Wondering which option is right for your home? Here’s some more information to help you choose whether you should go with a hinged or sliding patio door.

Sliding Patio Doors:

  • If space is tight, a sliding patio door is most likely the better door given that they don’t require room to swing open
  • Due to their construction they are easy to care for
  • Their large glass panels allow for the most natural light
  • Offer a contemporary look for modern homes
  • Pella Sliding Doors are equipped with a foot bolt lock to open the door about three inches to allow for ventilation.

Hinged Patio Doors:

  • Give you a wider opening for more foot traffic and allow for furniture to pass through easily
  • Draw the eyes outdoors due to their gorgeous accents
  • Have a low threshold to make coming and going easier
  • Provide a more classic look
  • Pella Hinged Doors offer a multi-point locking system for added security

Every home has its own unique needs, whether it is comfort, style, or functionality related, which is why we have both hinged and sliding patio doors. No matter which product line or material you choose, we have options to assist in meeting those needs. Whether you prefer wood, fiberglass or vinyl, we can help find the right product for you.

When you buy a Pella® patio door in your Shrewsbury home you’re not only gaining the aesthetic benefits, you’re getting the innovation that Pella® products offer. Our features showcase the attention to detail that you’re in search of.

Whether you have a question about which patio door would be best for your home and your budget or just want to see a few different options, give the experts at your Shrewsbury Pella Showroom a call at (508) 925-7149.