If you really want to bring the outdoors inside you might want to look into purchasing a sliding patio door
While a nice bay window is lovely and it does open up the wall to a great view it just doesn’t match the useful beauty of a sliding glass door. The window does not give you access to your porch and most bay windows are very expensive. You can achieve a great, open look without spending way too much money in the process.
The sliding patio door is basically utilitarian in nature but it is also aesthetically pleasing in design. Not only does it serve as a convenient porthole to your patio space, it also opens the room bringing some of the natural beauty of the outdoors inside. The sliding patio door serves a couple purposes.
You also can benefit from its smart design that does not require swing space for the door to open. Since the sliding patio door slides open rather than swinging into the home you have a lot more space in the surrounding area. This is wonderful for smaller houses that really benefit from the illusion of open space as well as the extra square footage in the room.
While we were in the process of adding a patio to our home we decided to check into our options for an opening to the new addition. I really liked the look of French doors but I didn’t like the fact that they took up way too much space. They also didn’t give the necessary protection from the cold during the winter months as the sliding patio door offered.
The sliding patio door was a much better option for our needs and I am glad that we chose the beautifully functional unit for our home. In fact, I really love the sliding patio door every time I was windows in my house. The French doors would have been a bear to keep clean.
The convenient new opening has afforded us the luxury of having great summer cookouts that would have been impossible with our small yard as well as our small home. Now guests have more than twice the space because the deck is easily accessed with the sliding patio door.