French patio doors can look beautiful and provide you with an easy way to escape outdoors; however, they can also let in a lot of light without affording you very much privacy. If you enjoy your French patio doors but crave a little more control over the amount of light that enters your home as well as your privacy, blinds are the right way to go.
Three Criteria When Purchasing Blinds For French Patio Doors
When purchasing blinds for your French patio doors, there are three different criteria that you need to make sure that your blinds fulfill:
Blinds That Fit All Three Criteria
Luckily, there are a wide variety of blinds that fit the three criteria listed above for French patio door blinds. Here are a few of your best blind options that come with outside mounts, hold down brackets and are shallow enough to allow you to operate the door handle while the blinds are down:
This is not an exhaustive list of all the type of blinds that you can use on your French patio doors. You just need to make sure that whatever blinds you use can be mounted on the outside, come with hold down brackets and provide you with the clearance you need to freely operate your French patio doors while getting the privacy and shade control you desire.
When my wife and I were shopping for our first house a couple of years ago, one of the things that we were sure to pay a lot of attention to was the windows. Windows play an important role in the amount of energy your home uses to stay cool in the summer and warm during the winter. Window technology has come a long way in the last couple of decades and having the right windows can save you money on your monthly energy bills. This blog is here to enlighten you on what's out there and what's best for you and your home.