Patio doors make excellent additions to any home, regardless of architectural style. In addition to serving as a bridge between your interior and exterior spaces, they also make a great focal point for your room and provide expanded exterior views and daylighting, much like a window.
While they’re attractive on their own, there are several ways to further enhance the natural beauty of your patio doors and make them stand out even more.
The simplest way to enhance the look of any door is through its hardware; specifically, door knobs and lock sets. These little details break the visual monotony of the door and serve as subtle focal points. You can’t go wrong with the classic brass- or bronze-finished door knobs and lock sets, but don’t discount the ones that boast a more silvery or metallic finish. We offer both as part of our door installation services.
Another great way to enhance the patio door is by installing decorative glass. While the days of stained glass surfaces are long gone, there are many alternatives to choose from these days that exceed those classic aesthetics.
The most common choice is art glass, which is basically glazing manufactured with a certain decorative style. The most common designs are the Vintage, Lincoln and American styles, although there are many others to choose from.
Finally, there’s the frame finish. The standard rich faux wood colors and wood stains remain excellent choices for this finishing touch, but don’t limit yourself to the traditional. Thanks to advancements in color technology, there’s now a wide array of tones and shades to choose from, ranging from Canvas and Sandstone to pure black finishes that are a staple for contemporary homes.
At Renewal by Andersen® of Portland, we’ll help you pick the best decorative upgrades for your new patio doors. We also install premium replacement windows. Call us today at (503) 419-3960 to learn more about our services. We offer door installation in Wilsonville and Portland.