Choose the Right Type of Patio Doors for Your Home

If you’re looking to upgrade your home with new doors, it’s important to choose the right type for your aesthetic and functional needs. Patio doors come in a variety of styles and sizes.

Sliding doors have large glass areas that capture views of your backyard landscape, reducing the need for artificial lighting and making your home more comfortable. They also provide clear visibility for monitoring children playing outdoors, which helps ensure their safety.


Sliding patio doors offer the benefit of effortless access to your patio, allowing you to easily move between your home and outdoor spaces. Their narrow frames and large glass areas capture views beautifully, while they also fit into tighter spaces than hinged doors and won’t interfere with your furniture. These doors also offer excellent ventilation benefits.

Sleek and functional, sliding patio doors are available with a range of interior finishes and ready-to-paint exteriors. They can also be upgraded with reach-out locks to provide added security.

Our energy-efficient sliding patio door options feature a range of high-performance insulated glass units. Choose from clear double-pane or SolarZone insulated glass that’s made with soft coat, SHGC multi-layer, vacuum deposition Low-E coating with argon gas and Intercept warm-edge spacer system to help you conserve energy all year round. We also have a wide range of decorative glass options. Choose a glass package that complements your aesthetic preferences and matches your home’s design theme.


When homeowners are looking for a way to bring the outdoors in and connect rooms of their home, hinged patio doors offer sophistication and elegance. Unlike sliding patio doors, they feature two operating panels that are hinged on the sides and swing open and closed from the center.

Compared to their sliding counterparts, hinged doors can be opened wider for better ventilation. This feature also helps when moving large items in and out of your home.

For a more traditional look, consider Marvin replacement inswing French doors built with Ultrex fiberglass. These doors provide a more spacious opening for your doorway and can complement many architectural styles.

These doors are available in a wide range of colors and finishes to complement your home. They also include low-maintenance aluminum cladding that protects the wood interior from weather conditions and insects. This durable material is also 8x stronger than vinyl and resists warping, shifting, and corrosion. This means your hinged patio doors will be able to hold up to heavy use and harsh climates for years to come.


With patio bi fold doors, you can seamlessly blend your home’s indoor and outdoor spaces. Also known as accordion doors, these expansive glass panels offer the flexibility and convenience of a sliding door with the beauty of an interior folding window.

With a wide range of sizes and configurations, these doors provide the perfect opening to any space. They’re especially popular for entertaining areas, where guests will often move from indoors to outdoors and back again.

When closed, they form a tight seal to prevent cold air and water from entering your home, while reducing the amount of solar heat it absorbs. To further optimize comfort, our bi fold doors are available with energy-efficient glass options. These high-performance windows feature a weathertight seal and low-E coatings to help reduce your energy costs.