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Tilt and Slide Doors: Learn How They Work and Where to Find Them

If opening your front or patio door feels like you’re entering a strongman contest, it might be time for a change. And when you do decide to change, tilt and slide doors are an excellent option to consider.

How Do Tilt and Slide Doors Operate?

To open these doors, you slide the handle to the unlock position. This rolls the wheels from the side then down to lift the door off its seal. From there, opening the doors is super simple to do. You apply minimal force as it glides across the track. 

Then, when you’re ready to close the door, you’ll find the process to be just as easy. After sliding the door shut, move the lever to its lock position. Doing so allows the panels to connect with the seals thus ensuring the security of the door while also reducing door drafts. This informative video shows how simple the process is. 

Benefits of Tilt and Slide Doors

Along with ease of use, you’ll find tilt and slide doors offer many advantages. The tilting mechanism allows you to usher in fresh air while keeping the weather’s elements like rain out. You can also enjoy the fresh air without fear of your pets or kids escaping easily. It’s a win-win.

However, there are other advantages. The quality, metal construction ensures durability and ease of use over time.

Furthermore, there are energy savings to consider too. Since these doors come well insulated, it reduces door draft-this is where air escapes or enters your home. This results in lower energy costs and a more comfortable home.

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Photo by: Dura Tech India

Where Do I Find Them?

Similar to tilt and turn windows, one of the drawbacks of tilt and turn doors is knowing where to find them. Since availability can be an issue depending on where you live, finding a reputable manufacturer that partners with well-established contractors are vital.

This is where Seemray comes in. We have been making quality windows and doors for years. People come to us because we make products that last.

And our quality doesn’t extend to construction only either. When you meet our team, you’ll discover people whose commitment to making the process as informative and stress-free as possible a welcomed change. 

We believe you should have your home your way. To that end, contact us to learn how we can accomplish this.