3 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Sliding Glass Door

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If you are lucky sufficient to have sliding glass doors in your house, you know how convenient and gorgeous they are. Sliding glass doors enable lots of sunshine into a room as well as provide a broad area from which to glance the outdoors. If you notice any of the following indications, changing your sliding glass doors need to be at the top of your home maintenance list.

You Can See Light Coming Through

If you can see light through, under, between or around your doors, that is not great. Where there is light, there is air loss and where there is air loss, there is money being gotten rid of. Even a little space can allow a large quantity of heat or cool air out and into your house. Over just a couple of months, you could actually be tossing money right from the door. You might be able to get away with an adjustment or new weather-strip, but if that does not fix the problem, replacing the door must definitely be on your radar.

You Feel a Draft When Near the Door

This opts for any and all outside doors in the home. If it is cold outside and you go and stand by your front door and you immediately feel a chill or a change in the temperature, that is bad. Either your doors have gaps and are leaking or they are just poorly insulated. Wood and metal or steel doors do not insulate along with vinyl sliding glass doors.

Condensation Between Panes of Glass

Do you see any condensation between the 2 insulated panes of glass of your sliding glass door? Condensation between the glass is a sign of seal failure. When your sliding glass door shows fog and the weather report does not, you’re looking at an issue with the door’s double-pane construction. These two panes of glass are typically separated by a small area which is closed off to the externally world with rubberized gaskets along the edges. This design supplies more powerful insulation against externally noises and temperature changes. Drying agents called desiccants are positioned within this space to keep humidity out of it. When the vacuum seal against the outside world has been breached, the desiccants can no more control the wetness level in between the two panes– and you get condensation in the kind of fog. When the seal of your sliding glass door breaks, it enables wetness to go into the area in between your glass panes, which triggers condensation. White movie is another indication of broken

Contact Advanced Window Products right away if you see any of these indications. Our sliding glass doors are long lasting, safe and secure, and energy-efficient. We are the leading choice amongst house owners in Salt Lake City, Utah and the surrounding locations because of our exceptional client service and superior items. Provide us a call for more information about our sliding glass door alternatives or to get a no-obligation quote.


About advancedwindowsusa

Advanced Window Products has been a family owned and operated company since 1986. For nearly 30 years we still are Utah's ONLY company that manufactures, sells & installs out very own vinyl windows, doors, and siding. We also install wood windows, vinyl siding, fiber cement siding and roofing. We have been helping the Salt Lake Valley residents improve their energy bill, keep out the noise, and all products are made from the finest materials. There is no middle man so costs stay low for superior products. All windows are custom made for you and we offer a lifetime limited warrantee. Call us today and see how we can make your home, school, church, or other business better at # 801-505-9622

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