A Glass Door - Designed for Light
Glass doors are an excellent way to introduce natural light into your home as, depending on where the doors are positioned, the light can simply stream through. Glass doors also help to merge the outdoors and indoors together, bringing elements of nature right into your home for more harmonious living. A light filled room also helps make your interior space seem larger and is known to improve the mood and uplift the spirit.
The Benefits of a Glass Door in a Room
There are many benefits to installing a glass door in a room. Dividing one large room in two with a glass door does not sacrifice light, but allows you to really make the most of the space in your home. A dividing glass door creates two rooms where there once was only one, but still lets you have one big room when you need one. Glass doors can also be frosted or etched, making them not only practical, but also a unique and beautiful design feature.
A glass door between two different rooms is also a great idea, as it lets you keep an eye on what is happening next door, while still giving each room its privacy. This is ideal when parents want to talk in peace in the lounge while kids watch TV next door. Enjoy the peace and quiet while still being able to keep an eye on the kids.
A glass door that leads to the outside also has many benefits. This is larger than a window and can let in a lot more light, making the room bright and pleasant to be in. Having such a large unobstructed view of the outdoors allows you to enjoy your garden all year round, from the warmth and comfort of your lounge.
Finding the Right Glass for a Door
Pilkington has decades of experience in the glass industry and has the right type of glass for any and all your needs. If your glass door faces the outside, you need to keep it clean and clear to fully enjoy the view. Pilkington Activ™ Self-Cleaning Glass is the ideal choice as it harnesses the elements of rain and sunlight to help you keep the glass clean all year round. If you are worried about a glass door making a room too hot in the summer, opt for Pilkington Activ™ Blue or Pilkington Activ™ Neutral that have both solar control and self-cleaning properties.