Different types Sliding Doors and their benefits
Sliding doors have been a staple in many homes all across America and all over the world. Sliding doors first started in Europe and due to its popularity, it began to spread all over the world. It is a door that slides horizontally and is either hung or mounted. Perhaps one of the reasons why it is so popular is that it is not a waste of space due to its mechanism and function.
Sliding doors can either be top hung or bottom rolling. Regardless of its make, it still gives off that simplicity when used. You simply move the doors towards the left or the right side to open it. Its clean and sleek appearance has gained the delight of many customers. They have stoppers that indicate the limit of how far you open the doors and this prevents you from accidentally letting it slip off its tracks.
Because of its demands, many manufacturing companies customize these doors. This has helped push the popularity of sliding doors up thus generating even more demanded. If you are looking to find the most popular types and styles of sliding doors, here are some examples:
Sliding glass doors – these doors are usually made entirely of glass. Some are sandblasted or frosted, and others are clear as crystal. Other sliding doors even go as far as changing the color of the glass door. They are regularly used for the patio, balcony, or porch of houses. There are other commercial and corporate companies who are also fond of using these types as well because it gives off that sleek and formal appearance.
Sliding wardrobe doors – these doors are usually made up of light wooden material and are not as wide as the sliding glass doors. Some modern sliding wardrobe doors are made out of fiberglass, aluminum, glass panels, and other materials.
Interior sliding glass doors – unlike the sliding glass doors that are made for the exterior of your household. These interior sliding doors are smaller and their materials are lighter than the exterior glass sliding doors, their appearance also varies. Interior sliding glass doors are sometimes used as room dividers. They are either frameless, with frames or with panels.
Sliding mirror doors – these doors are sliding doors but with mirrors. They are mostly interior doors and can frequently be found as bedroom or bathroom doors.
Modern sliding doors – these modern sliding doors can be varied some without hard edges and sides (curves and other forms). Some are a combination of wood and metal. Other modern doors differ due to function, some overlap each other to give more space. Others are even mechanized or come with special features. Even more, modern doors are more artistic in nature and have unconventional designs.
If you are looking for a sliding door, or if you want to have your own customized door developed, contact us and we’ll see what the best door is for you. With American Mirador, you don’t need to settle for less.