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Plantation Shutters: The Best Patio Door Window Treatment in Austin

September 17, 2020

Whether your patio doors are a sliding glass door or beautiful French doors, something they have in common is their big glass panes that offer you a clear view outside. However, that much glass can cause some issues, such as energy loss, sun glare, and privacy. That's why you need an effective window treatment to enjoy the benefits of your windows.

Read about why interior plantation shutters are the ideal patio door window treatments in Austin and how they can mitigate these common problems!

The Top Sliding Door Window Treatments For Austin

Sliding patio doors in Austin.

Sliding glass doors are a common patio door for lots of homeowners in Austin. True to their name, the doors usually include at least two large windows, one of which slides over the other. While they invite in lots outside light, they are also some of the most challenging doors to cover. A lot of glass means a substantial amount of heat loss and privacy concerns -- and then there’s the sun glare if your backyard faces east or west.

The most preferred sliding glass patio door window treatments in Austin are plantation shutters. These interior shutters don’t attach to the door itself but rather slide across the front of it. When sun glare is a problem, just push the shutters in front of the door and adjust the louvers to control sunlight -- or shut them all of the way for optimum privacy. The majority of sliding door shutters are manufactured from a wood substitute, like our Polywood® shutters, so you even see energy-saving benefits.

Sliding door shutters provide longevity and functionality, thereby permitting frequent activity in and out of the patio. The most common design of shutters on a sliding door is Bypass. Bypass shutters slide behind one another on a track to open the doorway.

The Top French Door Window Treatments For Austin

Patio Doors with Plantation Shutters in Austin

If you do not have a sliding glass door leading out to your patio, you might have another popular door option: French doors. This style of entryway features double doors that open away from each other. The effect may be a little grander than a sliding glass or typical door, but they have identical problems. Substantial panes of glass permit energy loss and sun glare.

It should come as no surprise that wood substitute plantation shutters also are the best French door window treatments in Austin. They have the same style, durability, and energy-efficiency that sliding door shutters provide, except they can affix right onto the French door frame. Now, your French door plantation shutter acts a lot more like your standard window shutters, and you aren’t forced to move them aside to get through the door.

Sunburst Shutters Austin Has The Ideal Window Treatments For Your Patio Doors

Whether you intend to improve a sliding glass door, French doors, or a normal window door, Sunburst Shutters Austin has you covered. We’ll demonstrate to you how our Polywood shutters will lend your patio doors the energy-efficiency and interest they should have. Call us now at 512-549-6077 or submit the form below to request your free in-home or virtual consultation.

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