If your old patio doors are noisy, drafty, or damaged, it's time to replace them. Just like any other door in your home, your sliding patio doors should lock securely and be energy efficient. If your doors are old, they may not be energy efficient, and they may be a home security vulnerability. Here are options for choosing new sliding patio doors.
The Door Material
Patio doors come in vinyl, wood, metal, composite, and fiberglass.