How Secure Are Frameless Folding Doors?
Security isn’t a concern with good quality frameless folding doors. Any fears about replacing brick walls with a large expanse of glass can be allayed by ensuring your doors have locks that meet standard security measures.
(For your information, TGroup’s Premier Ultra Slim and Frameless Folding Doors come standard with the European Glass Curtains™ exclusive patented sidelock technology. The Sidelock System™ compresses panels together for maximum weather efficiency and to provide all the comfort and protection of a fixed solid wall. The Ultra Slim and Frameless Series has a sidelock for maximum security.
Our Vinyl Folding Doors have main swing doors come standard with a stainless steel multi-point locking mechanism for added security. ) Security is enhanced with standard multi-point stainless steel locking system (a 3-point lock with two hook bolts), or a stainless steel face-plate with thumb turn interior and key locking exterior for each fixed door
When closed, panels interlock together, creating a solid and secure structure that resembles a floor to ceiling glass wall.
Also, make sure to use professional installers to ensure that all your security needs are met. (In this area, “do-it-yourself” could mean “do-it-to-yourself”, if you do not possess the security expertise of an exterior door installer or locksmith!)
How Are Frameless Folding Doors Built To Resist Changing Weather Conditions?
Notice these weather protecting features of frameless folding doors:
- Exclusive Sidelock System™ compresses panels together for maximum weather efficiency.
- Panels slide on self lubricating Teflon for a perfect seal.
UV rated, Translucent Poly-carbonate Weather Seals are on each panel for added water tightness.
- The Frameless System comes standard with insulated tempered Glass at least 3/8″ thick other glass options are available.
Although frameless folding doors can be a little more of an investment to install than sliding or French doors, it’s important to look at the prices in context. What value of life will you experience with just a small window in a French door? And, how much better is your quality of life (and home value) with an expansive view of your landscape, mountain, beach, lake, pool, patio or garden with a folding door system? By investing a little more in frameless folding doors, you’ll be living with them every day for many years to come. You may as well enjoy a little luxury.
In the long term, frameless folding doors that are highly energy efficient can help to reduce your heating bills. In addition, they will add value to your home, should you decide to sell in the future. And now through July 15, 2017, save an additional 8% on processed orders. So save money and improve your home lifestyle at the same time!
Are Frameless Folding Doors a Good Idea?
Frameless folding doors are a great idea when you want to open up your house to encompass a panoramic view of the garden; letting in more light and creating a modern alternative to sliding or French doors. Since it is true that “you get what you pay for”, get informed on the various construction designs and styles.
Folding exterior doors can add value to your home, and improve energy efficiency. With material choices of vinyl, or aluminum, you can choose a frame option that suits your particular requirements.
After considering the evidence, what is there not to like about frameless folding doors?Call 760.806.6830 to learn more about these frameless folding doors in San Diego, and let our team share with you the savings and benefits of T Group Folding Doors and Windows.