If you’re looking into getting a new entry door, you have many options. There are many types of entry doors that can work for both side and front entries. However, if you’re looking to save money and let in a lot of natural light, you may want to consider sliding vinyl patio doors. Below are just a few of the benefits that vinyl windows can provide.
Vinyl will generally not fade
High quality vinyl contains additives that aid in its resistance of yellowing, fading and brittleness. Unlike wood frames or other frames, vinyl frames typically do not require frequent painting. This can save you both time and money while still having window and door frames that look like new.
It can keep your furniture from fading
Not only does the vinyl resist fading, it also helps to keep your furniture and carpets from fading due to sunlight. Many vinyl frames have low e-coatings that reflect heat, which redirect it away from your furniture and carpeting.
Vinyl is environmentally friendly
Vinyl tends to not fade and it also is highly durable. It typically will not corrode or rot, which means you do not have to clean it often with harsh chemicals, thus preserving the environment. Vinyl takes 20 percent less energy to produce than other plastics, which saves energy and reduces CO2 emissions.
Vinyl can save you money on your utility bills
You’ll be surprised how much money you can save when you decide to buy sliding vinyl patio doors or decide to go with a vinyl window replacement. Vinyl’s rigid and impact-resistant material makes them resistant to condensation and heat loss. This can help you to save money on your utility bills.
Sliding vinyl patio doors can let in light as well as ventilation
If you decide to go with sliding vinyl patio doors instead of a typical entry door, you’ll let much more natural light in your home. This can improve the overall feeling of your home and also work to heat your home in the colder months by letting sunlight in. Similar to vinyl sliding windows, sliding vinyl patio doors also let in ventilation, which can help cut air conditioning costs in the summer months. Many sliding patio doors have the option of installing screens as well, which allows you to keep your doors open throughout the day, and possibly night if it’s warm enough.
Do you have vinyl window frames or door frames? What has been your experience with vinyl? Let us know in the comments!