Best Window Coverings for Sliding Glass Doors
Roller Shades (Motorized or Standard)
Roller Shades are one of my favorite applications for sliders. They have a large variety of fabric options when it comes to style and functionality. They come in many different different opacities ( The opacity of the roller shade is how much you can see out/in.) Everyone has a different need for their shades. Some want privacy, some would like to keep heat out, some would like to cut glare but keep their view others may want to ensure a pitch black room when sleeping. When choosing your window covering it is always important to share with us what your main purposes are for this shade so we can ensure you’re satisficed with your selection.
The sliding panel track system is a style of roller shades for sliding glass doors . Some people do not prefer the “up and down method” of typical roller shades. This option allows you to open side to side while allowing you to keep the option of having many fabrics to choose from. This system can be motorized as well as non-motorized and although it is typically used for a sliding glass door application you may also use on windows throughout your home. This is one of the many best window coverings for sliding glass doors.
Plantation shutters come in a couple different ways to fit your space. The most popular is bi-pass. Plantation shutters are made of Poplar wood and they come with a life-time warranty. These shutters are very durable and hold their value for a long time as long as they are taken care of properly. Many that already have shutters throughout their home will choose to put the shutters on their slider as it makes everything look uniform. Shutters offer a very elegant feel to your home. You can visit our plantation shutter blog posting to learn more about plantation shutters.
Vertical sheer shades are very graceful. These are very fragile and must be kept clean as they can stain and deform very easily if they are not taken care of. I would not recommend this in a home with young children or dogs that go in and out of the slider area. When the vanes are in the open position you are able to see out. These as well have different options to choose from. When the vanes are closed you will not be able to see out at all. Please understand that what you can see out others will be able to see the same from the outside when the lights are reversed.
Vertical blinds are typically one of the most cost effective options for a slider. People will typically choose this application for rental units or when on a tight budget. We will sell you these blinds but do not normally recommend them for anyone. There are so many moving parts with these, it is hard to keep them in perfect condition. The vanes will sometimes fall off and break. There is also a bunch of plastic pieces that keep them up and they wear over time from sun damage. This is inevitable. I recommended these are not used in very high traffic areas or around kids as I am sure we’ve all had experiences with these vanes falling down.
A shutter enhances the beauty of any window when done tastefully. Most households in temperate and hot and dry climates have shutters over their windows. It not only keeps the heat away but also enhances the aesthetics of your building too. Plantation shutters...
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