The right patio door can enhance your view and indoor-outdoor space.
It can also help conserve energy, limit outdoor noise and turn into a focal point in your home.
But beginning a replacement project can feel like a big undertaking. There are many patio door styles to pick from.
Exterior French doors. Sliding glass patio doors. Multi-slide doors. Folding patio doors. Bifold doors.
Unsure of what’s ideal for your home? The professionals at Pella of Albany can help.
See our outstanding craftsmanship up close at our Pella of Albany showroom. Or schedule a free, in-home consultation to go over all the possibilities. We can make almost any door you’re imagining.
Which Patio Door is Best for Me?
Learn more about the different solutions Pella offers. Customization, energy efficiency and style—it’s all here.
French patio doors swing open all the way for a clear view of the outdoors. This double-door style can make your room feel brighter and larger. It welcomes in ample natural light.
You can determine how wide to open them—just a little bit or all the way—to let in refreshing breezes during the summer. Wide panes of glass catch the sun’s heat during the winter, helping keep your room comfortable.
French-style doors open inward or outward, depending on the model. They need more room to fully open—especially for doors that open inward.
They can open wider than a single-panel sliding door. A sliding door can only open to one side. It’s also limited by its frame.
Pella® Architect Series® French Doors
Pella® Architect Series® showcases traditional and contemporary wood options. Our professionals at Pella of Albany can help you define your style—from traditional colonial to modern farmhouse. Or help you make your own design.
Pella® Lifestyle Series French Doors
Pella® Lifestyle Series showcases the most wanted designs, features and performance options for wood patio doors. All at a great value.
Browse colors, finishes and grille patterns at the Pella of Albany showroom. Or design your own doors during your free, in-home consultation.
Lifestyle Series French doors are engineered for everyday life. Customize them with available integrated blinds, shades or security sensors.
Are French Doors Energy Efficient?
Yes! Many Pella French doors have been given ENERGY STAR® certification. Energy-efficient patio doors can help you save more on utility costs. And keep your home more pleasant year-round.
Dual- and triple-pane glass options are available for some styles, as well as InsulShield®. This glass collection offers many convenient, energy-saving options for the climate in Albany.
Multi-Panel, Multi-Slide and Bifold Patio Doors
Multi-panel doors provide the most light and opening area of any kind of patio door.
These expansive panels are simple to use. They intuitively stack against each other or slip discreetly into a wall pocket.
These patio doors are available in several types:
- Lift-and-slide panels, which stay put until easily moved on rollers.
- Multi-slide panels, which have the capability to open to one side or in the middle.
- Folding glass doors or bifold patio doors, which slide away neatly.
Pella® Scenescape™ Doors
Pella® Scenescape™ doors feature fine wood furniture detailing.
Decide between multiple door types up to 10 panels wide. Stacking, folding and pocketing versions are available.
With a thermally broken frame design, these doors are also suitable for cold, wet locations.
Get together with design professionals at the Pella of Albany Showroom. Or schedule a free, in-home consultation to start designing doors to match your home. We’ll help you bring your design inspirations to life.
Are Multi-Slide Doors Energy Efficient?
Absolutely. Pella offers energy-efficient models that meet or exceed ENERGY STAR® requirements in all 50 states.1
Choosing an energy-efficient patio door can help you save more on your utility costs. And keep your home more pleasant no matter the season.
Dual- and triple-pane glass options are available for some product lines, as well as InsulShield®. This glass collection offers many smart and energy-saving options for the weather in Albany.
Sliding Glass Doors
Sliding glass doors give a broad view of the the scenery.
Since a sliding door moves on a track, it doesn’t need more floor space to open. This makes it ideal for homes with minimal space.
Pella® Architect Series® Sliding Doors
Pella® Architect Series® sliding patio doors showcase exquisite wood furniture detailing.
Consider the possibilities with the professionals at Pella of Albany. Or during a free, in-home consultation. Select from almost unlimited design options, including custom sizes and grille patterns. And attractive hardware in brilliant patinas and other classic finishes.
Add self-closing InView™ or Rolscreen® retractable screen door options to make your new patio doors more innovative.
Pella® Lifestyle Series Sliding Doors
Pella® Lifestyle Series wood sliding patio doors have exceptional performance options.
Pella® Impervia® Sliding Doors
Pella® Impervia® sliding patio doors are made with Duracast®. This material is the strongest, most durable material available for patio doors.2
This patented fiberglass is especially energy efficient. It’s also durable in extreme heat and cold. And there are variable design features and options to achieve the style you’re hoping for.
Pella® 350 Series Sliding Doors
Pella® 350 Series sliding patio doors use premium, easy-to-care-for vinyl.
Thanks to SmoothSeam™ technology, the interior corners on these doors are almost invisible. And extra-durable tandem nylon rollers ensure easy use.
Encompass by Pella® Sliding Doors
Encompass by Pella® vinyl sliding glass doors fit almost any budget.
These durable doors will look good for years. There’s no need for painting with easy-care vinyl frames that enhance your home.
Are Sliding Glass Doors Energy Efficient?
Definitely. Many of Pella’s sliding glass doors have earned ENERGY STAR® status. Energy-efficient sliding doors can help you save more on utility costs. It can also keep your home more relaxing no matter the time of year.
Dual- and triple-pane glass options are available for some models, as well as InsulShield®. This glass collection provides many smart and energy-saving options for the temperatures in Albany.
Bring Your Design Vision to Life with Pella
Pella can help you make the patio doors you’ve always wanted. Take the first step by scheduling an appointment online today. Or visit our Albany showroom.
1Some Pella products may not meet ENERGY STAR® guidelines in Canada. For more information, contact your local Pella sales representative or go to energystar.gc.ca.
2In testing performed in accordance with ASTM testing standards, Pella's Duracast® has displayed superior performance in strength, ability to withstand extreme heat and cold, and resistance to dents and scratches. Special shape windows are made from a non-Duracast fiberglass composite.