Home Styles That Work Well With Sliding French Patio Doors

May 23rd, 2019 by

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When it comes time to invest in a patio door replacement, many homeowners have a hard time deciding between sliding doors and French doors. The good news is there’s a solution that provides the best of both worlds: sliding French doors.

In this post, Renewal by Andersen of Portland, your leading provider of door and window replacement services, discusses the various home styles that best suit sliding French patio doors.

Craftsman Bungalow

The Craftsman Bungalow home emerged during the arts and crafts movement of the 20th century. With its shallow pitched roofs, exposed rafter tails, and mixtures of various materials, this home style is still one of the most popular styles today and is a perfect fit for your sliding French patio door.

Country French-Style Homes

Dating all the way back to the 18th century, country French-style homes are one story structures that employ narrow window designs, steeply pitched roofs and stucco walls. These homes often feature stunning landscapes and long, winding driveways. If done right, a sliding French patio can take this home style to the next level.

Colonial Style

One of the most popular home styles in America, the Colonial style is also one of the oldest. You can’t go wrong with sliding French doors in your Colonial style home.


Sliding French patio also work very well in contemporary style homes. If you’re looking to blend modern design elements with more traditional components, then a sliding French door is the ideal choice for your contemporary home.

Turn to Renewal by Andersen of Portland for your home improvement needs. We are your number one provider of window replacement and sliding door installation services. Give us a call at (503) 419-3960 or fill out our contact form in our homepage to get a price. We serve homeowners in Vancouver, WA, Portland, OR, and nearby areas.