Bypass Bifold Shutters For Salt Lake City Sliding Glass Doors
Plantation shutters are great for sliding doors in Salt Lake City. Shutters improve 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 decision to make is what shutter configuration would look best with the sliding glass doors in your space.
Bypass Shutters For Glass Doors In Salt Lake City
The more popular of the two sliding glass door shutter layouts is the bypass configuration. In this setup, multiple shutter panels slide on a track mounted above the door. The shutter panels are offset so one-panel slides in front of the other for access to the door. Or if the sliding door has room to the side, the track can extend past the door to allow the shutter panel to completely slide to the side.
Bi-fold Shutters For Sliding Glass Doors In Salt Lake City
As the name suggests, a bifold configuration for sliding door shutters allow the shutters to fold. Rather than two large, solid panels that slide side to side on a rail, sliding door shutters in a bifold build are separated into smaller panels that fold inward, clearing the view in front of your sliding 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 ensure that your sliding doors retain their range of motion and function by building a set of shutters that exactly fits your specific sliding door.
How do I measure my sliding glass door for shutters?
Measuring your sliding glass door for plantation shutters is straightforward. These are typically the measurements you’ll want to get:
The height from the top of the door casing to the floor.
The width of the jamb of the door.
The width and length of the sliding glass panes.
But don’t fret if you don’t want to measure; your installer can easily measure your sliding door for you free of charge during an in-home consultation.
How much extra space do I need around a sliding glass door for shutters?
With new advances every day in shutter technology, we’re able to build you a set of shutters to match your sliding glass door, no matter the amount of space there is above or around it.
How Are Sliding Shutters Designed?
We start by measuring the length and width of each section of your glass door. Next, we note if there’s room next to the doors. This helps us figure out if we should use a bypass or bifold configuration. We return to our store and order the hand-crafted plantation shutters that fit your doors and configuration. Utilizing our state-of-the-art technology and design templates based on the dimensions of your door, we design and build your sliding glass door shutters with the colors and finishes you hand-picked.
Our skilled installers mount the sliding shutters on your sliding glass doors, making sure the louvers on the shutters can be opened and the panels are mobile. This gives you a wonderful view and easier cleaning.