Updating the patio door to your existing back yard or side yard can dramatically transform your entrance from purely functional to fabulous! Designing replacement patio doors is very similar to customizing a traditional front door. For one thing, most people choose a front door that offers excellent insulating qualities, along with decorative features that complement the architectural style of their home. Renewal by Andersen of New Jersey & New York Metro patio doors have functional elements — those that make doors easier to use or enhance their performance — and components that are purely aesthetic — such as grilles and special hardware finishes.
Most people have never designed their own replacement patio doors, so here are a few tips for customizing your entry doors to help you get started.