Bifold Bypass Shutters For Hartford Sliding Glass Doors
Indoor shutters are fantastic for sliding glass doors in Hartford. Shutters help maximize your privacy, block light, won’t sway like blinds or drapes, and can even outlast than the sliding door itself. If you’ve already decided on shutters for a sliding door, the only other thing to decide is what shutter configuration would best fit your sliding glass doors.
Bypass Shutters For Glass Doors In Hartford
The more common of the two sliding door shutter options is the bypass configuration. In this setup, two or more shutter panels slide on a track mounted above a sliding glass door. The shutters are offset so one-panel slides in front of the other for easy operation of the door. Or if there’s some room next to your sliding door, the track can reach beyond the doorframe to let the shutter completely slide to the side.
Bi-fold Shutters For Sliding Glass Doors In Hartford
As the name implies, bifold shutters for sliding glass doors are ones that fold. Rather than two large, solid frames that slide back and forth on a track, bifold shutters are separated into smaller panels that fold inward, clearing the way in front of your door.
Sliding Door Shutter FAQs
Will I still be able to open and close my sliding door if I put in shutters?
Yes! We’ll ensure that your sliding doors retain their functionality and full range of motion by building a shutter and frame combo that perfectly fits your specific sliding door.
How do I measure for sliding door shutters?
Measuring your sliding glass door to fit shutters is fairly easy. Below are 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 you have no casing).
The width of the jamb of the door.
The length and width of the glass panes.
But don’t feel like you have to measure it all on your own; your installer can easily measure your sliding door for you free of charge during your 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 build you a set of shutters to fit your sliding door, regardless of how much space you have above or around it.
How Are Sliding Shutters Built?
The first thing we do is measure the length and width of each portion of your glass door. Then we note how much space there is next to the doors. This tells us if we should use a bypass or bifold configuration. Then, we return to our store and order the hand-crafted plantation shutters to fit those configurations. Taking advantage of state-of-the-art computer software and custom design templates based on the dimensions of your door, we design and build your home’s sliding glass door shutters with the colors and finishes you choose.
Our professional installers put up the sliding shutters on your sliding glass doors, double checking the louvers on the shutters can be opened and the panels are adjustable. This gives you a better view and easier cleaning.