Door F.A.Q.

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Q: What are the advantages of a hinged patio door?

A: A hinged French patio door offers a sophisticated design element. It creates a very wide opening when both panels are fully opened, convenient for moving large furniture or allowing people to pass in and out. Because the doors do not slide on a track, the door’s threshold is less obtrusive.

Q: What are the advantages of a sliding patio door?

A: Because it slides horizontally along a track rather than swinging open, a gliding patio door does not take up any extra space inside or outside a room. It can bring a sleek, contemporary look to the modern home, and is typically less expensive than French patio doors.

Q: Is there a difference between a “sliding” patio door and a “gliding” patio door?

A: No. “Gliding” and “sliding” refer to the same door design.

Q: Can you replace my existing sliding glass door with a hinged French patio door?

A: Yes. We can add a hinged French patio door to your home even if you currently have a sliding door.

Q: Does a patio door make my home less secure?

A: With the multipoint locking systems built into Andersen patio doors, your patio door will be just as secure as any other exterior door.

Q: Can I customize a patio door to match my Renewal by Andersen® windows?

A: Yes. Numerous custom options can be incorporated in your patio door, including several interior and exterior colors, wood finishes, beautiful hardware, grilles and insect screens. Sidelight and transom windows are also available.

Q: Does an Andersen® patio door come with a screen?

A: Screens are currently sold separately for all Andersen patio doors. Gliding insect screens are available for hinged and gliding patio doors. Retractable insect screens are available for all patio door styles. For more details, ask your Renewal by Andersen of Northeast PA design consultant.

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Find out why Andersen doors stand apart from all others. Call Renewal by Andersen of Northeast PA at 610-798-1708 for more information on patio doors in Allentown.

Hear From Our Customers

From George, the salesman giving me a balance of wants and needs to Rosko and his team members doing a fantastic job on the window replacement and install. To the post inspection process and thank you package with additional information for cleaning and maintenance. All was great!

The entire team was excellent, professional, respectful, thoughtful, and was always attentive of our needs. They always asked questions before they started to make sure we were on the same page. We already noticed savings on our electricity. We are so happy we chose Renewal by Andersen.

I cannot say any more then I have, everyone that came from Renewal by Anderson has been one of the best experiences I’ve had dealing with a company. A big thank you.

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