Standard Sliding Doors

Bring the outside in and do it in a big way. Sliding patio doors are an affordable, space-saving way to open up a room. While hinged doors require objects to be well away from the door, a sliding door needs no swing room at all. It opens up a room with a great view of the outdoors and adds light and beauty to your home.

The frame of a sliding patio door is most commonly made from aluminum or vinyl. They open by sliding along horizontal tracks at the head and sill. A sliding door will have either a right–hand or left–hand operation. You will need to decide which is best for your room and situation.

Look for Quality

When buying a sliding door, consider the following:

  • Operation — Check how smoothly the rollers move in their tracks and how much effort it takes. The door should feel snug in its tracks, but move easily. It should feel more like it's floating than sliding.
  • Security — Examine the locking system. Hardware selections vary, and the best doors will feature quality hardware. Locks should meet or exceed local forced–entry code.
  • Energy Efficiency — Make sure the sliding door you buy is well insulated and comes with the appropriate energy-saving glass to reduce your heating and cooling costs.

Grids or no Grids

A sliding door can often be ordered with grids between the panes of glass to give a multiple–pane look. This gives the door the style and feel of a French patio door.

Every window and door purchase is different. Get pricing information and estimates on your project.

Standard Sliding Doors are available in the following series:

Vinyl Doors

Tuscany® Series Standard Sliding Vinyl Doors
Tuscany® Series Our most popular vinyl sliding glass door provides a substantial wide frame for a traditional look. Also available in French-Style. View Details
Montecito® Series Standard Sliding Vinyl Doors
Montecito® Series Versatile doors are designed to perfectly complement Montecito windows. Available in French-Style. View Details
Style Line™ Series Standard Sliding Vinyl Doors
Style Line™ Series Sleek, modern lines give these narrow-profile sliding glass doors a modern look and maximize your view. View Details

Aluminum Doors

Aluminum Standard Sliding Doors
Standard Aluminum Make the most of your home's views with the sleek, trim sight lines of our durable aluminum patio doors. View Details
Thermally Improved Aluminum Standard Sliding Doors
Thermally Improved Aluminum Milgard Thermally Improved Aluminum patio doors feature enhanced thermal ratings for higher energy efficiency. View Details
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Excellent in every way. I am very pleased with the doors and especially like the ease with which they slide & how light they feel. March 4, 2014
Love it My door is of the Classic Vinyl series, and it and the installation are fab. February 13, 2014
Great visability. Ease of use. It glides and is far superior to the door originally installed by the builder. January 1, 2014
Exactly what we were looking for 1960's Eichler style home with aluminum sliding doors, needed replaced along with 9 pieces of frameless full-hgt. glass units. Doors worked perfectly style-wise, ease and quietness of operation is a plus. Retained look of home, noticeable change in keeping cold out. November 14, 2013
blinds the blinds in side windows are not blinds, they do not close all the way. You can see outside and outside can see in. That is not my idea of blinds. The blinds also do not always go down all the way to the bottom. Service tech said if I have the blinds at even level they will work fine NOT!!! November 14, 2013
This product fits tight and no drafts! The door slides open and closed with ease. The door handle is comfortable to hold on to and it locks and unlocks easily, can use a finger to do so. Great door. September 10, 2013
Love the sliding door I did not know what a new door would mean. I should have my other one changed out for another new one. That is when it is affordable. I recommend this door highly. Love it. September 10, 2013
Love my Style Line door and Tuscany Windows Just love my new windows and doors. Blocks out noise, easy to clean, easy to operate. Only problem I have is with the screen on the Style Line slider. It is very very difficult to install the screen. Ours was accidently knocked out and it took us quite a long time to re-install it. We loosened the screws, top and bottom and still had to use a tool to lift the wheels over the lip. that is the only reason for the three on ease of use. September 10, 2013
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