The right patio door can enhance your view and indoor-outdoor combined spaces.
It can also help save energy, reduce outdoor noise and become a focal point in your home.
But starting a replacement project can feel overwhelming. There a lot of patio door types to pick from.
Exterior French doors. Sliding glass patio doors. Multi-slide doors. Folding patio doors. Bifold doors.
Not sure of what’s ideal for your home? The professionals at Pella of Rochester can help.
See our outstanding craftsmanship up close at our Pella of Rochester showroom. Or schedule a free, in-home consultation to review all the possibilities. We can create almost any door you’re picturing.
Which Patio Door is Best for Me?
Find out 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 an unobstructed view of the outdoors. This double-door style can make your room feel brighter and more spacious. It allows in ample natural light.
You can choose how wide to open them—just a little bit or fully—to allow refreshing breezes during the summer. Wide panes of glass hold on to the sun’s heat during the winter, helping keep your room pleasant.
French-style doors open inward or outward, depending on the model. They need more room to totally open—particularly 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 collections. Our professionals at Pella of Rochester can help you define your style—from traditional colonial to modern farmhouse. Or help you create your own design.
Pella® Lifestyle Series French Doors
Pella® Lifestyle Series showcases the most popular designs, features and performance options for wood patio doors. All at a fantastic value.
See the colors, finishes and grille patterns at the Pella of Rochester showroom. Or design your own doors during your free, in-home consultation.
Lifestyle Series French doors are designed for your life. Customize them with available integrated blinds, shades or security sensors.
Are French Doors Energy Efficient?
Yes! Many Pella French doors have received ENERGY STAR® certification. Energy-efficient patio doors can help you save more on heating and cooling bills. And keep your home more pleasant no matter the season.
Dual- and triple-pane glass options are available for some styles, as well as InsulShield®. This glass collection provides many convenient, energy-saving options for the climate in Rochester.
Multi-Panel, Multi-Slide and Bifold Patio Doors
Multi-panel doors provide the most light and opening area of any model of patio door.
These wide panels are not hard to use. They conveniently 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 fixed until easily shifted on rollers.
- Multi-slide panels, which have the ability to open to one side or in the middle.
- Folding glass doors or bifold patio doors, which tuck away nicely.
Pella® Scenescape™ Doors
Pella® Scenescape™ doors feature fine wood furniture detailing.
Choose from various door styles up to 10 panels wide. Stacking, folding and pocketing functions are available.
With a thermally broken frame design, these doors are also acceptable for cold, wet locations.
Get together with design professionals at the Pella of Rochester Showroom. Or book a free, in-home consultation to start designing doors to fit your home. We’ll help you bring your design concepts to life.
Are Multi-Slide Doors Energy Efficient?
Absolutely. Pella provides energy-efficient options that meet or exceed ENERGY STAR® specifications in all 50 states.1
Choosing an energy-efficient patio door can help you save more on your heating and cooling bills. And keep your home more pleasant year-round.
Dual- and triple-pane glass options are available for some models, as well as InsulShield®. This glass collection offers many smart and energy-saving options for the climate in Rochester.
Sliding Glass Doors
Sliding glass doors offer a wide view of the the outdoors.
Since a sliding door runs on a track, it doesn’t need additional floor space to open. This makes it a good choice for homes with minimal space.
Pella® Architect Series® Sliding Doors
Pella® Architect Series® sliding patio doors highlight exceptional wood furniture design.
Go over the possibilities with the professionals at Pella of Rochester. 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 timeless 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 provide exceptional performance options.
Pella® Impervia® Sliding Doors
Pella® Impervia® sliding patio doors are created 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 sturdy in extreme heat and cold. And there are versatile design features and options to deliver the style you want.
Pella® 350 Series Sliding Doors
Pella® 350 Series sliding patio doors incorporate premium, easy-to-care-for vinyl.
Thanks to SmoothSeam™ technology, the interior corners on these doors are nearly invisible. And extra-durable tandem nylon rollers ensure simple use.
Encompass by Pella® Sliding Doors
Encompass by Pella® vinyl sliding glass doors work with almost any budget.
These sturdy doors will look good for years. Bid farewell to painting with easy-to-care-for vinyl frames that complement your home.
Are Sliding Glass Doors Energy Efficient?
Definitely. Many of Pella’s sliding glass doors have achieved ENERGY STAR® status. Energy-efficient sliding doors can help you save more on heating and cooling costs. It can also keep your home cozier 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 convenient and energy-saving options for the temperatures in Rochester.
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 stop by our Rochester 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.