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22
May
2015

Top Benefits of Patio Doors for Your Sunroom


A patio is a wonderful extension to any home. A patio with a roof allows the homeowner and their guests to enjoy the feeling of sitting outdoors without being faced with the elements. There's nothing more relaxing than taking a seat, putting your feet up and enjoying the view. While having a roof over your head is great, patio doors can also be highly beneficial and allow you to really enjoy this beautiful part of your home.

 

Aesthetic Appeal and Value

Patio Doors come in many different sizes and designs. No matter the style of your home, you will find various options at NorthShield Windows and Doors. Not only will your new patio doors improve the appearance of your home but it will also add to its value.

 

Energy Efficiency

By installing patio doors, homeowners add an extra barrier that will improve the overall energy efficiency. Your patio will act as a layer of insulation which will reduce heat loss during the cold winter months. Likewise, your home will also maintain a more comfortable temperature during the hot summers. The patio will warm up before any surrounding rooms experience an increase in temperature. If you use an air conditioner in the summer, you will notice that it will no longer need to work quite as hard to keep your home cool.

 

Visibility Outdoors

If you have children or grandchildren, you will know how much they love to run and play outside. Many times, their screaming and shouting can be misinterpreted and have you running outside to evaluate the situation. Installing doors to close off your patio will help keep noise levels down without obscuring visibility. You can still watch over little ones without the nasty side effect of ringing ears!

 

Keep the Elements Out

Throughout the year, we can expect anything from unbearable heat to snowstorms and everything in between. It really is a shame to not make use of your patio just because of unsuitable or unpleasant weather conditions. Many people admit that they love the sound and smell of the rain. Watching the rain pour down while your patio offers shelter can be the perfect way to unwind.

The wind can also be extremely unpleasant. Especially if you are trying to settle down and read a book. It is far more pleasant to listen to the wind howl and enjoy the natural light that enters through your patio doors.

 

Entertain No Matter What!

A fully enclosed patio really does act as an additional room in your home, and it is excellent for entertaining guests regardless of the weather. The patio is the perfect compromise for those who do not want to host a party inside their home but are unable to set up outside due to the weather.  Even if you do set up outdoors and the weather changes in a hurry, you can quite easily move everyone under cover! By using your patio as a venue, you will not need to worry about your entire house being turned upside down. It won't even be the end of the world if somebody spills some food or wine.

 

When selecting doors for your patio, it is important to consider popular options such as sliding doors. Sliding doors tend to take up less space due to the manner in which they open and close. Sliding doors can also be opened partially so that your pets can get in and out without forcing you to leave the door completely open. You can also open up your sliding patio doors completely to make it easier to move furniture in and out of your home. So many times the front door is simply not wide enough, and you are forced to take your new piece of furniture apart just to move it into your home. All of this can be avoided by choosing the right doors for your patio.

For a wide selection of beautiful patio doors, NorthShield has you covered. Choose from a various styles, colours and designs. All of our products are locally manufactured here in Canada, ensuring the highest quality at competitive prices. Contact us today for a free, no obligation estimate!

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Sanjay Tamang
2 months ago
Love our new windows and doors. We had all our windows replaced on the main floor, side door and front door, as well as the storm doors. The installation team was great. They removed the existing awning and were really great at cleaning up after the work. There were a couple of issues after the install, but the after sales service team of Alex and Walter were able to resolve it promptly. Great advice from Walter about keeping the humidity inside the house to maintain the windows, and also how to operate them properly. And thanks very much Alex and team for buying the doorbell and installing it for us, as well as fixing the bottom part of the door frames to cover holes on the flooring. Appreciate all your hard work and for going the extra mile. Will definitely recommend your company to friends, neighbors and family.
Thomas Carlyle
a week ago
NorthShield did an excellent job with our house. They were the lowest price our of 4 companies I contacted for quotes. The windows look beautiful, and the molding is very well done. The installation was very quick, they replaced all of the windows in our house in about 4 hours. They cleaned up everything completely afterwards inside and outside, you can't even tell they were here! Very professional, very high quality installation, materials and work. I would highkly recommend them.
Courtney Schappert
2 months ago
Likely a good company for windows, installers seemed competent. However for doors they seemed to have much less experience. My salesman left the company midway through the process and I wasn't informed, and turns out some miscommunication between him and I led to a product I didn't want. The door is nice, just not what I had thought I ordered, and it took about 4 months to get, so I accepted it. The paint also chipped after they left, which leaves a bad feeling (even though that's more of a manufacturer issue than NorthShield issue). I'm not saying these guys are going to be bad for you, but I'm not thrilled with my result. REPLY December 5, 2018: I had called about the paint chip and wrong door options already at the time and was told there was no recourse for me. The paint chip was there when I came home from work after the door was installed, but you provided a picture the installers took before the paint was chipped, so at that time I was told there was no recourse. The wrong options I was told was due to a salesman who took my order having left the company, and there was no paperwork showing my chosen option (no door handle hole to be cut). I will call again tomorrow and update this with the results of that conversation.
Carl To
4 months ago
Alex and the team at north shield were amazing. Great customer service, along with a great team of installers. North shield replaced my 2 front living room windows in 1 day. They even took away my awning! Highly recommended
Lois
3 months ago
Very professional workers that despite finding, no vapor barrier and wood rot on our deck, fixed it right and continued to install our very beautiful door and side light without complaint. I would highly recommend Northshield to any friends, neighbors or anyone else. I am a very Happy, Happy Gal with my beautiful new door!
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