Sliding Patio Doors: How to Choose, Install and Buy

sliding patio doors
(Image credit: ID Systems)

Sliding patio doors, along with bifold doors, have to be amongst the most popular of all features for self builds, extension projects and renovations these days. 

Sliding patio doors come with so many benefits, from their ability to blur the boundary between inside and out to the huge amounts of natural light they can pull in, as well as the way they seem to make spaces feel more spacious. 

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.