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french patio doors

Posted by kippee (My Page) on
Sun, Jul 15, 12 at 21:46

I need to replace a sliding patio door and want a french patio door. I've looked at Marvin Integrity, Jeld-Wen, Milgard, Anderson. I am concerned that the doors have a good lock, or multipoint locks. Which company or companies produce a good quality door and which tend to have problems?


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RE: french patio doors

I would take a look at Provia. They make both steel and fiberglass french doors with a lot of color and decorative glass options.

What did you not like about the doors you have looked at so far?


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Andersen Frenchwood sliders are very well made. Watch their sizing though. They size a 6-8 door differently than most.


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What did you decide? We have 2 Anderson french sliders and i love them! We have had them for 10 years and they slide like a dream. Nice heavy door and really blocks out the heat from the sun. One thing I like about the door is that you can lock it in a partially open position. Feels safe to keep open all night. It came unfinished, so I did have to stain it.

Here is a picture of the one in our living room. Wood interior and prefinished white exterior. Ignore the happy Christmas kid ;)

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The bottom framing is slightly larger than the top.
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Cute pics.

Looks like the pup was recovering from some surgery?


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Thanks windowsonwashington, he aspirated salt water into his lungs at the dig beach. He was hospitalized for a day and half. The picture was when he came home. He is perky as ever now. Pretty scary though!

Don't mean to hijack the window thread! :)


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Dog beach not dig beach ..... Well, I guess it's both!!


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