Patio doors and sliders are made from a variety of materials. It may come as a surprise, but a wood door isn’t actually made entirely of wood. They have steel interiors while some steel doors have wood exteriors. A fiberglass or steel door may have a wood frame, and almost any door can have an energy-efficient core of foam insulation. Some sliders are also made of aluminum.
You won’t fully understand the complexity of patio door installation until you start the project. This task requires a high level of expertise, and the inexperienced are bound to commit costly errors. To prolong the lifespans of swinging and sliding glass doors, Stittsville Windows and Doors shares four mistakes to avoid.