Are French Doors Right for Your Home?

One of the beautiful things about choosing a new door is the opportunity for you to select from a number of different options. You’ll have your pick of entry doors, hinged patio doors, storm doors and sliding doors. Each has their advantages and their disadvantages, but one of the most beautiful and versatile choices you can make are French Doors.

What are French Doors?

French doors contain a number of small windows, sometimes referred to as “lights”, that allow homeowners to peer either outside or into other rooms. French doors are the best choice for exposing any room to more natural light.

Exterior French Doors — Imagine looking out your sitting area onto your patio and taking in the scenery. Peaceful, right? Installing an exterior French door in your house allows you to accomplish just that. Made with materials ready to sustain the harsh elements, a French patio door is durable as well as elegant.


Decor — French doors evoke imagery lifted straight out of a magazine, and homeowners who choose this option tend to have stylish sophisticated tastes. French doors are a very popular, feature in modern styles, and embody elegance.

Bring In Light — Natural light is a great characteristic of an inviting home. When the sun shines through your French door windows, you’re home is illuminated. This allows you to run less electricity and also feel more connected to your backyard.

Display Your Outdoors — Speaking of your backyard, having a lens into the outside world from the inside of your house is a huge advantage. French doors let you marvel at nature from the comfort of a climate-controlled area.

When you’re ready to replace your old, outdated doors with a sleek, modern doors, give us a call at Tri County Windows & Siding. We’ve served the Northern Virginia area with over 20 years of home improvement experience, and we look forward to doing the same for you.

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