Glass Doors: Types, Advantages & Disadvantages

Glass Doors & Entrance Systems

Glass doors are most widely used architectural feature of modern times. Not only glass doors add futuristic look to an installation but also offer enriched views, improved ventilation and enhanced natural light.  Glass doors come in variety of styles and designs. Available in simple transparent nature to blurred or sand-stormed style, glass doors offer a wide range to choose from. Here we are listing some common types of glass doors and their advantages and disadvantages.

Types of Glass Doors

  • Hinged Single Door
  • French Doors
  • Bi-fold Doors
  • Pivot Doors
  • Sliding Doors
  • Stacking Doors

Advantages of Glass Doors

  • Glass doors does not peel, rust or get damaged by chemical actions.
  • Aluminium panels of glass doors are impervious to  termites and other insects.
  • Glass doors does not swell from exposure to moisture.
  • Glass panels allow natural light to penetrate deep and help in saving electricity costs.

Disadvantages of Glass Doors

  • glass panels can easily be broken or cracked by high wind.
  • Glass doors require extra layer of curtains to achieve full privacy.

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