The sliding patio door is once again a sought-after product, now as good as our range of bifolding doors, but with different features and benefits in your home. In this article, we take a look at some of the patio door types available as well as useful information when choosing sliding patio doors for your […]
Advice and information about buying sliding patio doors
With sliding patio doors now as popular as bifolding doors, we help you with detailed information about these contemporary doors for your home. Open Living provides a comprehensive range of standard, slimline and contemporary sliding patio doors.
Our sliding door section explains the differences between the different systems, how doors work and what to consider when buying these large glass products. Find out how sliding doors come in larger sizes than any door on the market, as well as how to get that desirable flush threshold between the inside and outside of your home.
With a new sliding door comes enhanced security, low U-Values and a big choice of colours and designs. Therefore, you can read everything you need to know about patio door sizes, energy efficiency and understand what the terminology means too.
We also explain the differences between the brands as well as featuring installations of our sophisticated doors in Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Buckinghamshire and the Home Counties. We even compare brands and help you decide between bifolds, sliding or conventional hinged doors. We are also on hand to talk to you on the phone and welcome you to view our doors in our showroom.
Creating a flush threshold on sliding doors as well as effective drainage and weather protection has many benefits when planning a new extension. Not only does a flush threshold provide a very attractive detail with the doors open or closed, but it also provides step-free access as you move in and out of your home. […]
Getting sliding patio door sizes right is essential in not only having the right style of door for your home but also making the most of the open doors in the summer months. Sliding patio doors provide added features over bifolding doors and hinged French doors. Compared to these other doors, a sliding patio door […]
How much insulation do bifolding or sliding doors provide? If you are thinking about doors in your home, you may think all that glass is not energy efficient. We answer some questions about how energy efficient are bifolding doors. Can large glass bifolding or sliding doors be thermally efficient? The answer is yes, but some […]
A modern sliding door offers your home fantastic views through the large glass panels. These highly engineered products are now better, slimmer and more desirable than ever before. If you are currently in the market for a new sliding door for your home, you may come across technical terms or descriptions you are not familiar […]
Contemporary Sliding Doors for the home At Open Living, we specialise in the supply and installation of high quality bifolding doors. We also offer the very latest in sliding patio doors and contemporary sliding doors. Today’s modern sliding door is slim, secure, highly weather resistant and thermally efficient. Modern sliding doors also offer a direct […]