• External photo of sliding patio door from backyard
  • External photo of sliding patio door from porch
  • Interior photo of sliding patio doors with grids and arch
  • Sliding glass door on back deck
  • Sliding glass patio door in dining room leading to backyard
  • Sliding patio door in barn-style house

Sliding Patio Doors

Sliding patio doors, also known as gliding or sliding glass doors, easily glide along a track to connect your indoor and outdoor environments, giving you expansive views and a generous amount of daylight. These types of doors come in combinations with up to four panels to suit various home types and styles. Choose a narrow frame for a contemporary look or a French sill for a more traditional and elegant design. Sliding patio doors and sliding French doors have unique features, multiple configurations, and sizes. The doors we offer at AVI Windows & Doors are durable, stylish, and offer unobstructed views with a contemporary style. Allow more daylight into your home brighten up the interior mood with a high-quality sliding patio door from AVI.

Features of Sliding Patio Doors

  • Effortless gliding on a track
  • Option for a combination of stationary or opening panels with up to four panels. Look at scenic doors for more panel options
  • Coordinating sliding exterior screens available
  • Enjoy the outside views and allow more daylight inside
  • A variety of hardware finish options to match home décor
  • Available keyed-alike option to use one key on multiple locks
  • Available in stacked designs, where panels slide over each other, or pocket designs, where panels slide into the wall to save space
  • Left- or right-hand opening hardware available
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Types of Sliding Patio Doors

Sliding Patio Doors 

Sliding patio doors move along narrow stiles and rails to showcase outdoor views through maximum glass. These doors are available in sizes with heights up to 9 feet or widths up to 16 feet.

Sliding French Doors

Sliding French doors offer an elegant touch and have wider styles and rails than a standard sliding patio door. These doors are available in two-, three-, and four-panel configurations with heights up to 9 feet or widths up to 16 feet.

Design Considerations

Materials
Wood material for windows and doors
Wood
Steel material for windows and doors
Steel
Aluminum material for windows and doors
Aluminum
Fiberglass material for windows and doors
Fiberglass
Wood & Fiberglass material for windows and doors
Wood & Fiberglass
Grid Options for Sliding Patio Doors
Glass with no grid
No Grid

Homeowners have the option of having sliding patio doors with no grid to maximize views with no obstructions.

Simulated divided lite (SDL)
Simulated Divided Lite

Simulated divided lite grid options feature bars that are permanently adhered to both sides of the door glass. Spacer bars can be installed between bars inside the glass to create the appearance of individual glass panes.

Grilles-Between-the-Glass
Grilles Between the Glass

For a divided look that is affordable and low-maintenance, sliding patio door grilles can be permanently installed between glass panes. This allows for a smooth exterior and easy cleaning.

Sliding Patio Door Screens

Sliding patio door screens allow you to let the fresh air inside while enjoying views of the outside world. Depending on the door configuration, choose between a sliding or a swinging screen. Top-hung sliding screens operate smoothly without getting caught on debris in the bottom track.

Bright bronze wire screen mesh

Bright - Bronze

Bright aluminum wire screen mesh

Bright - Aluminum

Black aluminum wire screen mesh

Black - Aluminum

Charcoal aluminum wire screen

Charcoal - Aluminum

Charcoal fiberglass screen mesh

Charcoal - Fiberglass

Charcoal high transparency screen mesh

Charcoal - High Transparency

Glass
Dual pane window

Dual Pane

Tripane window diagram

Triple Pane

Low-E Coatings Stacked

Low-E Coating
The Low E coating is specially designed to take advantage of the angle of the winter and summer sun. The sun’s rays are absorbed in the cooler months to keep your home warmer and reflected in the summer to keep your home cooler.

Decorative Glass
Frosted glass

Frosted

Glue chip glass

Glue Chip

Obscure glass

Obscure

Rain glass

Rain

Sandblasted glass

Sandblasted

Grooved glass

Grooved

Beveled glass

Beveled Sound Abatement

Installation Services
AVI door installer using drill within door frame
Sliding Door Installation Services
We offer hassle-free installation with experienced installers who know our sliding patio doors well. Since we supply and install, we can help you streamline the replacement or initial installation process to save you time, money, and headaches.
Door installation services
Installation Quality Guarantee
What really makes our door installation services stand out is how we back all of our installations with a quality guarantee. We stand by every project we do and offer a 10-year installation warranty to give you peace of mind that the job was done right.
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External photo of sliding patio door from porch
External photo of sliding patio door from backyard
Sliding patio door in barn-style house
Sliding glass patio door in dining room leading to backyard
Interior photo of sliding patio doors with grids and arch
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Sliding glass door on back deck

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