Bypass Bifold Shutters For San Jose Sliding Glass Doors
Indoor shutters are the best treatment for sliding doors in San Jose. Shutters help maximize your privacy, block light, won’t sway like vertical blinds or drapes, and will probably last longer than the sliding door itself. If you’ve already decided on sliding door shutters, the next choice to make is what kind of shutters would look best with the sliding glass doors in your space.
Bypass Shutters For Glass Doors In San Jose
The more prevalent of the two sliding door shutter options is bypass shutters. For bypass shutters, two or more shutter panels slide on a track mounted above the door. The panels are offset so one-panel slides in front of the other for easy operation of the door. Or if the sliding door has room to the side, the track can reach beyond the door to let the shutter completely slide to the side.
Bi-fold Shutters For Sliding Doors In San Jose
As the name might tell you, a bifold configuration for sliding door shutters allow the shutters to fold. Rather than two big, solid shutter panels that slide back and forth on a rail, bifold shutters are separated into smaller panels that fold inward, clearing the way in front of your sliding glass door.
Sliding Glass Door Shutter FAQs
Will I lose any functionality out of my sliding glass door if I put in shutters?
Not at all. We’ll make sure your sliding doors retain their range of motion and function by building a shutter and frame combo that seamlessly fits your specific sliding door.
How do I measure my sliding glass door for shutters?
Measuring your sliding patio door for plantation shutters isn’t hard at all. These are typically the measurements you’ll need to take:
The height from the floor to the top of the door casing (or top of the jamb if there’s no casing).
The width of the jamb of the door.
The width and length of the sliding glass panes.
But you don’t have to measure yourself; your installer will be happy to measure your sliding door for you for free during an in-home consultation.
How much extra space do I need around a sliding glass door for shutters?
With the amount of customization we have over our different shutter builds, we’re able to design a custom set of shutters to fit your sliding door, regardless of how much space there is above or around it.
How Are Sliding Shutters Designed?
We start by measuring the dimensions of each portion of your glass door. Then we note how much space there is next to the doors. This tells us whether a bypass or bifold configuration should be used. Then, we go back to our shop and order the hand-fashioned plantation shutters that fit your doors and configuration. Taking advantage of cutting-edge technology and custom design templates based on the dimensions of your door, we design and manufacture your sliding glass door shutters ,integrating the finishes and colors of your choosing.
Our expert installers put up the sliding shutters on your sliding glass doors, making sure the louvers on the shutters can open and the panels are mobile. This offers you an open view and simplifies cleaning your shutters.