Glass doors have become an integral part of unique designer décor. They create light and space inside a room as well protect privacy and provide security. Glass accommodates any style or taste with quality finish and timeless appearance. The traditional wooden, Vinyl or plastic doors have given way to these new eco-friendly, aesthetically designed glass doors. They increase the availability of natural light in the building along with being appealing to the eye. Sliding doors and windows made of glass give modern outlook to the house and reduce cost. Some of them are even sound-proof.
These stylish glass doors should be fitted with proper door hardware such as locks, handles and latch. Designer hardware for them is available these days from different manufacturers and suppliers. It knobs and levers are available to be fitted on these unique glass doors. It knobs made of crystals are available at leading hardware or sometimes exclusive door hardware shops.
Cabinet hardware is another section which comprises of cabinet knobs, pulls and other accessories. There are different types, varieties and styles of cabinet knob available in stores, which look unique on the kitchen cabinets, furniture and vanity cabinets. The beautifully crafted designs add a touch of detail as well as shine to the room.
They are made of two sashes that slide over each other. They are considered great space savers. They require accessories such as its handles, nails, clamps, hinges and so forth. Some of them are used for fitting purposes whereas others are meant to be aesthetic. The hardware needed for them such as sliding door track and levers are also important. These are available in wide variety and choices at various outlets.
Most of them have hinges on one side, which allows it to move or open in only one direction. The axis of rotation is usually vertical. In some cases as garage doors, it is found to be horizontal, above it opening. They can move in both directions unlike hinged ones. Sliding doors slide along the tracks and hence save a lot of space and have aesthetic qualities too.
Sliding Glass Door Lock
They can be of many types such as key lock, electronic lock, sensor lock, padlock, finger print lock and others. Lock is used for security purposes. Each lock will have a unique key that can open it. Combination locks on it can be opened with a combination key. Fingerprint lock can be opened only by the fingerprint of the person and hence this is considered to be a very secure lock. Electronic locks are password protected ones.
Its latch is available in multiple designs and themes, variety of colors and metals. It is always better to match the theme of it with latches. Its latches should be cleaned everyday for a good performance. Latches made of traditional looking metals give an ethnic outlook. Latches with dark or light polishes give a sophisticated neat look.