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French Doors: Everything You Need To Know

Your patio door doesn’t just guard your entryway; it also serves as an important design element for your home. Different patio door styles can evoke various moods and feelings. In this blog post, Renewal by Andersen® of Kansas City talks about our French doors, and the ways these can add elegance and sophistication to your home.

French Doors: Everything You Need To Know

What are French Doors?

French doors are doors of varying sizes that have panels of glass. These usually come in pairs and are traditionally hinged, either swinging outward or inward. If you prefer Olathe sliding doors instead, Renewal by Andersen’s French doors can also slide on a track.

French doors originated in France, though no individual inventor can take credit. These became popular centuries ago because of their emphasis on symmetry and light. Since there was no electricity back then, the sunlight provided by French doors were a welcome benefit. Traditionally, craftsmen made its mullions and doorframes from wood or wrought iron.

What are Their Benefits?

French doors create a visual bridge between indoors and out through its glass panels. These also let abundant sunlight in while insulating your home. These expand the feeling of space within a room. Finally, French doors add a sense of traditional style and beauty to your home with their rich history.

Renewal by Andersen French Doors

Renewal by Andersen manufactures high quality French doors with many great features. Our doors have a solid core, increasing security and adding weight and heft to the door. In addition, we protect your doorframe through several ways. Our traditional French doors have a urethane base finish, while Andersen® Frenchwood® hinged and outswing patio doors have glass fiber reinforced composite exterior. Finally, our Andersen Frenchwood gliding patio door has a rigid vinyl sheath.

Our High-Performance™ Low-E4® glass comes standard with all our doors. This blocks harmful UV rays and helps keep you warm in winter and cool in summer. It’s so energy-efficient that it can help you cut up to 25% of your utility bills. All our doors also come with reliable and secure hardware. Finally, we make sure French doors installation in Olathe are a quick, stress-free, and enjoyable experience.

Our French doors are durable, energy-efficient, and beautiful. We offer a large variety of colors and finishes, so you can easily personalize your replacement patio door and have it match your home. Renewal by Andersen has helped thousands of customers all around the country. We have the knowledge, skills, and resources to make your home a better place. Give us a call to learn more about our French doors, or to schedule a free in-home consultation.

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