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What material to use for sliding patio doors ?

Posted by johns19820 (My Page) on
Wed, Apr 9, 14 at 14:17

i am confused between using timber (wood ) OR aluminium for my patio doors. they need to be sliding as there not enough space to swing the doors.

from what i know aluminium is cheaper...timber may look better...i am slightly biased towards aluminium i think its lighter and will glide easily..


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RE: What material to use for sliding patio doors ?

A well engineered door will work properly regardless of weight.

I think you need to go with what you will like better in terms of the look.


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RE: What material to use for sliding patio doors ?

WOW put it well. Modern doors are much easier to operate than they were in the past. At least if it's a quality product. I'd focus on looks first.


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RE: What material to use for sliding patio doors ?

Where are you located? I would not recommend aluminum for anything but warm, arid climates.


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