The 6 Surprising Benefits of French Doors

Here at Double Glazing,we don’t just specialise in windows, we also specialise in doors – French Doors for that matter! French doors are a stunning addition to any home, adding to the overall aesthetic. In recent years, French Doors have been growing rapidly in popularity. Whether they are interior or whether they lead to an outdoor garden, French doors will always be a beautiful addition to your home and they will certainly add value, as well as providing a host of other benefits. Read on to find out more.

1. Secure

Many people assume that, by installing French Doors, they are reducing the security of their home. However, this is not the case. French Doors, are surprisingly customisable and can easily have security locks built in. Our French doors incorporate high security espagnolette locking systems and full adjustable hinge systems for ultimate security. If you would like more information about the security of French doors, call us today to discuss your requirements and we will help make your French doors extra secure for your peace of mind.

2. Light

French doors effectively function as windows, allowing for more light to flood into your home. Replacing your windows with a set of French doors can be a wonderful way of letting an increased amount of light into your home and changing the overall atmosphere. And, when the weather is warm, you can simply open the doors to expand your living space and opening out into your garden or patio as well as allowing fresh air to circulate your home.

3. Access

As well as being a stunning addition to any home, French Doors are incredibly functional. When you install your French doors, with Sash Windows London, you are adding extra doors to your house and allowing additional access. Additional access points to your home are incredibly useful as they allow you to bring in larger items to your home through spacious entry, they allow for a spacious entry point for parties and family gatherings and they are also just great for adding an additional entrance to your home.

4. Equity

When you add French doors to your home, you will increase the value of your home. French doors are a wonderful addition to any home and, for a potential buyer, French doors are an amenity that can seal the deal.

5. Reduce Heating Bills

The installation of a set of French doors can greatly reduce your monthly heating and cooling costs. Here at Double Glazing we always recommend to our customers, if fitting French doors, that French doors should be used to govern entryway traffic as their design helps to maximise air retention. While sliding doors take time to open and close, French doors can be quickly open and closed – reducing the amount of escaped air.

6. Durability

Many people assume that because French doors tend to be glass, that they are not very durable. This is not true. You don’t have to sacrifice your home security for a set of stunning French doors, you can purchase a set of high-protection-grade glass. The improved durability of French doors over the years has meant they are viable security doors – while their ever-expanding design options effectively serve homeowners seeking comfort and style.