The energy efficient double glazed French doors are becoming favourite of every UK homeowner. The French door allows sunlight while offering efficient heat insulation so you can save on energy bills. You can see more of the traditional wooden and timber doors been replaced by the new French doors. Not everyone is happy by the replacement of French doors due to the problems being faced after installation.
The French door takes lot of space if kept open and in case your door opens inside then it will eat away a lot of your room space. You will face the problem in placing the furniture while keeping the door open. Homeowners can keep the door open by installing either sliding patio door or by making the door open outside.
The installation of French door must be done by experienced people as otherwise you might face the problem of misalignment which will lead to both ventilation and drought problem. The misaligned door panel will not be energy efficient and the installation of such expensive door will go waste. The upvc door are installed for energy efficiency but if you are not able to save on energy bill after cheap installation then you will have to spend money again for getting properly aligned doors.
The glass used in French door must comply with the regulations of FENSA and GGF. Some dealers claim about the toughness and good design of the glass in the door but such door glass broke in sharp pieces just by a football hit. So, make sure of the good quality of tough glasses used in the French door.
The reputed vendors offer reliability and after sale service so do not go with cheaper option to save money, as good vendor will give you peace of mind. The French door purchase and installation need good lot of investment so enquire about the quotes from the dealer to get the affordable quotes before finalising the order.