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Northern Virginia Sliding Glass Doors

Customize Your Home with Versatile Sliding Glass Doors

With such close proximity to Washington D.C., Northern Virginia has seen rapid growth in recent years. New construction homes and high rises are springing up to meet demand. Whether a contemporary new home in Tysons Corner, a stylish condo in Pimmit Hills or a grand traditional-style home in McLean, a sliding glass door can provide Northern Virginia homeowners with an indoor-outdoor connection and ample natural light.

Sliding glass doors consist of one or more full-length panels that glide open along a track. Many homeowners appreciate the space-saving qualities of sliding patio doors. Unlike doors that operate on hinges and take up precious space in a room, sliding glass doors don’t require any additional interior space to accommodate opening, making them an especially ideal choice for narrow townhomes and condos where living space is at a premium. 

Commonly known as: sliding patio door, sliding door, exterior sliding door, gliding door, sliding deck door, gliding patio door

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Popular Local Trends & Styles


  • Vinyl sliding patio doors Vinyl Sliding Patio Doors

    Vinyl sliding patio doors are low-maintenance and energy-efficient. Pella offers vinyl sliding patio doors in three different product lines — Pella® 350 Series, Pella® 250 Series and Encompass by Pella® — to fit any budget. Each line of vinyl sliding patio door has different performance features and customization options available, so homeowners can find the ideal combination that meets the needs of their project.

  • Sliding Screens Sliding Screen Doors

    Screen2 doors for sliding patio doors are popular among Northern Virginia homeowners as they make it easy to enjoy the beautiful weather and fresh breezes during mild spring and fall months and they help keep bugs and pests at bay during hot, humid summers. For homeowners who prefer an uninterrupted view, retractable screen doors, which roll into a self-storage system when not in use, make an excellent option. Sliding screen doors are available on all Pella product lines, while retractable screens are available exclusively on Pella® Architect Series and Pella® Lifestyle Series.

  • Modern sliding glass doors off dining room Modern Sliding Patio Doors Modern style is evident in Northern Virginia, particularly in many new construction homes and condominiums in the area. Modern sliding patio doors with clean lines and minimalist hardware complement the style well. These days, black sliding glass doors, which can enhance the modern look, are equally attractive on traditional-style homes.
  • Traditional wood multi-slide patio doors with grilles Multi-Slide Patio Doors

    Maximize the grandeur of one of McLean’s elegant homes with a multi-slide patio door. Constructed from solid wood and consisting of up to 10 full-length panels, a multi-slide patio door creates a stunning wall of glass in any space and heightens a home’s indoor-outdoor appeal. The multiple panels on a multi-slide patio door open up and tuck into pockets to create one seamless connection between an interior and exterior living space.

2Warning: Use caution when children or pets are around open windows and doors. Screens are not designed to retain children or pets.

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Recommended Customizations1


Lean into the traditional look with custom sliding glass door features like a traditional grille pattern and attractive hardware in an antique brass or oil-rubbed bronze finish. Or, opt for a more modern approach with clean-lined hardware in a polished chrome or matte black finish.

Hardware

  • Modern Collection Baldwin® Reserve
    • Plazo Polished Chrome
    • Plazo Polished Nickel
    • Plazo Matte Black
    • Plazo Satin Nickel
  • Classic Collection Baldwin® Reserve
    • Ambrose Satin Nickel
    • Ambrose Bright Brass
    • Ambrose Antique Brass
    • Ambrose Oil-Rubbed Bronze
  • Rustic Collection Baldwin® Reserve
    • Distressed Nickel
    • Distressed Bronze

Grilles & Screens

  • Traditional Grille Pattern
  • Square Grille Pattern
  • VividView™ Screen
  • InView™ Screen
  • Rolscreen® Retractable Screen
  • Conventional Fiberglass Screen

1Not all customizations are available in all Pella product lines.

Northern Virginia Climate Recommendations


Officially classified as part of the humid subtropical climate zone, Northern Virginia experiences all four seasons and ample precipitation. Winters in the area are mild to cool, summers are hot and humid, while spring and fall tend to bring moderate temperatures. In addition to sliding screen doors that take advantage of pleasant weather, consider insulating glass for your sliding patio door to keep comfortable year-round.

Low-E Protection

Low-E Protection

Keep your home comfortable year-round with Low-E insulating glass that will also help keep energy costs down.

Diverse Climate

Diverse Climate

Prepare for cool winters and hot, humid summers with Pella® Impervia®. This strong fiberglass, for both windows and patio doors, is durable enough to withstand extreme heat and subzero cold.

Weather Protection

Weather Protection

Ensure your traditional Northern Virginia home’s wood patio doors are prepared for the seasons. Wood patio doors with exterior aluminum cladding can help protect your home from the elements.

Why Choose Pella?


Customized with You in Mind

Pella windows and doors are made specifically for your home because one size doesn't fit all. With access to many materials, colors and options, including exclusive snap-in options for shades, blinds and grilles, along with smart home products and a proprietary finishing process that helps provide a quality finish.

Built to Last

Pella products are backed by some of the strongest window, door and installation warranties in the business. When installed by a Pella branch, your project is backed by our Pella Care Guarantee, our package of product warranties, installation warranty and service agreement that covers your products and their installation — including labor — for up to 10 years. See the written limited warranty for details, including exceptions and limitations, or contact Pella Customer Service at 877-473-5527.

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An in-home consultation can help you explore all options and get a professional opinion on what will work best for you. During the consultation, local window professionals can come to your home to assess your window replacement needs and understand your priorities and budget.

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A Pella Windows & Doors of Northern Virginia expert can help you pick out a window that fits your home — and your style. Find your local Pella representative to schedule a free in-home consultation, measurement and estimate.

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