Which Patio Door is Best for Your Home?

When is a door not just a door? When it’s also an accent piece, a curb-appeal enhancement, a window-wall, and a light source. In short, a door isn’t just a door when it’s also a beautiful, energy efficient, high-quality patio door.

The right patio door can transform your home, your décor, and the way you use your living space. At Renewal by Andersen, we offer a variety of Andersen® doors in a large selection of styles that can be tailored to suit your home and personal taste. From traditional French doors to more modern gliding and sliding patio doors, our well-crafted doors make a beautiful entrance to the outdoors and provide a spectacular view from the inside. They can be further customized with a variety of hardware styles and finishes, grille patterns, and interior stains.

Not sure which type of door is right for your home? Need some inspiration? Check out this gallery of design options.


Hinged French Patio Doors

Traditional craftsmanship combines with modern energy-efficient technology to create this timeless classic. Frenchwood® hinged patio doors add a sophisticated look, create soft, natural light, and add value to your home.

This popular option features stainable oak, maple, pine, or a prefinished white interior. Multiple grille, color, and hardware options are also available so you’re patio doors add to your home’s architecture and overall style.

Looking for a space saving solution but love the hinged door style? Try the Frenchwood® outswing patio door.


Sliding French Patio Doors

Combine the traditional styling of French doors with the space-saving convenience of a sliding patio door, adding a beautiful touch to your home.

Also referred to as sliding doors, Frenchwood® gliding patio doors have redefined the traditional French patio door category. These sliding doors have the same aesthetic appeal as standard French doors with the space-saving convenience of a sliding patio door. This patio door glides like a dream and offers the same exceptional features of our hinged French doors.


Contemporary Sliding Patio Doors

Our contemporary sliding door design allows for maximum glass area and is engineered for secure, smooth gliding.

If you’re looking for a patio door that features a sleek, modern design, you’ll be interested in our Narroline® and Perma-Shield® gliding patio doors. These doors feature a contemporary look with a thin frame for maximum glass area. Engineered for smooth gliding and secure performance, these two patio door options glide smoothly on Andersen’s dual ball-bearing rollers with self-contained leveling adjusters.

Wondering what the difference is between the two? The Andersen® Perma-Shield® gliding patio door’s rigid wood panels and frame are covered with a vinyl sheath that maintains an attractive appearance while minimizing maintenance.

The Andersen® Narroline® gliding patio door features a stainable natural pine interior with mortise-and-tenon joints. The exterior wood door panel is protected with a urethane-based finish.




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