Bifold Bypass Shutters For Austin Sliding Glass Doors
Indoor shutters are the best treatment for sliding doors in Austin. Shutters protect your privacy, block light, won’t sway like vertical blinds or shades, and will probably outlast than the sliding door itself. If you’ve already decided on sliding door shutters, the next choice to make is what shutter configuration would best fit your sliding glass doors.
Bypass Shutters For Sliding In Austin
The more popular of the two sliding door shutter builds is bypass shutters. In this setup, two or more shutter panels slide on a track mounted above your sliding door. The shutter panels are offset so one-panel slides in front of the other for easy operation of the door. Or if the sliding door has room to the side, the track can reach past the doorframe to allow the shutter panel to completely slide away from the door.
Bi-fold Shutters For Sliding Glass Doors In Austin
As the name implies, bifold shutters for sliding glass doors are ones that fold. Rather than two big, solid panels that slide back and forth on a track, sliding door shutters in a bifold build are built with smaller panels that fold into each other, clearing the path in front of your sliding glass door.
Sliding Door Shutter FAQs
Will I still be able to open and close my sliding door if I put in shutters?
Yes! We’ll make sure your sliding doors retain their functionality and full range of motion by building a shutter and frame combo that perfectly fits your specific sliding door.
How do I measure my sliding glass door for shutters?
Measuring your sliding patio door to fit shutters is pretty simple. These are typically the measurements you’ll need to take:
The height from the top of the door casing to the floor.
The width of the jamb of the door.
The width and length of the glass panes.
But don’t feel like you have to measure it all on your own; your installation team will be happy to measure your sliding door for you free of charge during your in-home consultation.
How much extra space do I need around my sliding door for shutters?
With new advances every day in shutter technology, we’re able to design a custom set of shutters to match your sliding glass door, regardless of how much space you have above or around it.
How Are Sliding Shutters Built?
The first thing we do is measure the width and length of each portion of your glass door. We also record if there’s room next to the doors. This tells us if a bypass or a bifold configuration is best. Then, we head back to our office and order the hand-fashioned plantation shutters to use on your doors. Utilizing our state-of-the-art technology and customized design templates based on your doors, we design and construct your home’s sliding glass door shutters with the colors and finishes you hand-picked.
Our expert installers install the sliding shutters on your sliding glass doors, making sure the louvers can be opened and also that the panels are adjustable. This offers you an open view and simplifies cleaning your shutters.