The Benefits of Streamlined Sliding Glass Doors for Modern Spaces

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Streamlining glass doors in modern spaces is essential to ensure you are making the most of the area in your home.

Let’s talk about the impact of using them in your homes, and how to go about choosing the right kind.

Some of the benefits of streamlined sliding glass doors include; 

Increased natural light

Glass doors offer natural light which will make your space seem bigger and will make your space feel more roomy. This creates a welcoming vibe to your home or office space.

Improved energy efficiency

With exceptional thermal insulation properties, slim framed sliding doors can help to maintain a comfortable indoor environment while reducing energy consumption and costs. These doors feature thermally broken frames and double or triple glazing options, resulting in impressive Uw values of as low as 1.2 W/m2K for double glazed installations.

Materials and design options 

Slim framed sliding doors can be tailored to suit your project requirements, with a range of options available to create a unique design. Choose from various finishes, colours, and architectural metal options to achieve the desired effect for your space.

The ultra-slim framed range represents the most extensive sliding door system currently available. The sliding doors, which are virtually frameless, boast remarkably slender sightlines, measuring a mere 20mm. Furthermore, these doors are open in sizes up to 29m².

Slim framed sliding glass door options include; Slim triple-glazed sliding doors, slim pivot doors, ultra slim Bifold doors, curved sliding doors and slim framed sliding doors. 


When seeking optimal sliding glass doors for your residence, it is advisable to consider the materials utilized in their construction. It is recommended to select robust frames that can sustain the weight of the glass while simultaneously offering a range of versatile design options.

In addition to the frames, the type of glass employed should also be considered. Certain varieties of architectural glass and structural glazing can enhance functionality and energy efficiency, while others prioritize safety in the event of impact.

Installation and Maintenance

When seeking optimal sliding glass doors for your residence, it is advisable to consider the materials utilized in their construction.

It is recommended to select robust frames that can sustain the weight of the glass while simultaneously offering a range of versatile design options.

In addition to the frames, the type of glass employed should also be considered. Certain varieties of architectural glass and structural glazing can enhance functionality and energy efficiency, while others prioritize safety in the event of impact.

Glass options include; low range iron glass, which produces a clear and neutral glass that reduces the green tint present in all standard clear glass.

Heated glass

Heated Glass from IQ Glass is an entirely transparent electrical glass solution used to heat a space, stop condensation build-up, or melt snow or ice.

Solar control glass

Neutral solar control coatings from IQ Glass to reduce the effect of overheating through large architectural glass installations

Low-maintenance glass

This Invisible glass coating can be applied to glass to reduce the cleaning and maintenance required.

If you want to keep your sliding glass doors in top-tip condition, cleaning any debris off the glass door tracks and ensuring it is clean should be part of your standard cleaning routine.

Debris can be cleaned easily with the use of a brush and hoover. This should not take long if you wash away the loose dirt often.

Use soap and water, commercial glass cleaner, or a mixture of one-part white vinegar and four parts water (preferably distilled water).

Streamlined sliding glass doors are a versatile and practical solution for modern spaces. With their space-saving design, increased natural light, and customizable options, they can enhance any space’s functionality and aesthetic appeal. Proper installation and maintenance can ensure that these doors continue to provide benefits for years.


Jen Stanbrook
Jen Stanbrook

Jen is an award winning digital publisher and has been creating interiors and home decor content for over 10 years.
She has an insatiable love of home interiors, has worked with hundreds of brands, and currently supports many bloggers within the creative industries to share their expertise through writing.
She spends most of her time in her little garden office pod, has 2 daughters and 2 (fighting) cats.

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