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San Antonio Sliding Glass Doors

Embrace the Outdoors with Sliding Glass Doors

Blur the line between the indoors and outdoors with sliding glass doors. Whether you are living in a ranch-style home or a mid-century modern design, San Antonio homeowners can incorporate sliding patio doors into their homes to save space and create an outdoor extension into their backyard, porch or balcony, perfect for relaxing under the sun or entertaining guests.

Made from two or more panels of glass that glide on a track, sliding glass doors also allow you to embrace your natural surroundings and bring more natural light into your home.

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

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Popular Local Trends & Styles


  • Vinyl sliding patio doors Ranch-Style Homes

    The Lone Star State is home to a number of ranch-style homes, and San Antonio is no exception. Area homeowners seem to covet the single-story structure, open floor plan and low roofline. Sliding glass patio doors are a natural addition to a ranch-style home, inviting in more natural light and bridging the indoors and the outdoors to provide easy access in and out of the house.

  • Sliding Screens Sliding Screen Doors1

    You don’t even have to step outside to take advantage of the Texas air. With a screen door for your sliding glass door, you can bring the outdoors inside, filling your home with a cool breeze while keeping out bugs and pests. Pella® InViewTM high-transparency screens, made from a finer material than conventional fiberglass screens, allow for increased airflow and visibility.

  • Modern sliding glass doors off dining room Mid-Century Modern Homes

    San Antonio homeowners cannot resist the charm of the mid-century modern home design. These modest homes, some of which were built more than 60 years ago, are popular in areas like Alamo Heights. Their signature clean lines and subtle elegance make them an ideal home for sliding glass doors, which can open up your indoor living space to the beauty of the outdoors.

  • Traditional wood multi-slide patio doors with grilles Custom Sliding Doors

    Colonial, Cape Cod, Victorian, Tudor and Georgian-style homes are among the architectural styles you’ll find around the city of San Antonio. With that kind of variety, more choices are a must. Pella sliding doors are built-to-order in both standard and custom sizes, and are available in 2-, 3- or 4-panel configurations where you can choose which panels are operable or fixed.

1Warning: 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 Customizations*


Once you have selected your sliding glass door, the next step is to make it a part of your home. For a more seamless integration, consider adding grilles, between-the-glass blinds or hardware choices that might help you achieve that always-been-there feel.

Hardware

  • Modern Collection Baldwin® Reserve
    • Plazo Satin Nickel
    • Plazo Polished Chrome
    • Plazo Polished Nickel
    • Plazo Matte Black

Grilles & Screens

  • Traditional Grille Pattern
  • Square Grille Pattern
  • Between-the-Glass blinds

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

San Antonio Climate Recommendations


San Antonio is home to a humid subtropical climate, with long, hot summers and winters that fluctuate between cool and warm. The city is no stranger to the sun, as the skies are clear for most of the year. Summer temperatures can exceed 100°F, and the average humidity for the area is 67 percent. Whereas the summer months are often hot and dry, spring and autumn tend to be warm and wet, with cooler temperatures awaiting residents in the winter months.

Low-E Protection

Low-E Protection

SunDefense® Low-E Insulating Glass with Argon can help block a significant percentage of the sun’s heat and ultraviolet rays. Low-E insulating glass helps keep your home cool and comfortable during the dry summer heat.

Fluctuating Temperatures

Fluctuating Temperatures

Prepare for summer and winter with Pella Impervia. This strong fiberglass for patio doors is durable enough to withstand extreme heat.

Wood Frames

Wood Frames

Design your home to be more wind resistant with wood frames, reducing the chances of damage to your home during high-wind weather events.

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.

We Come to You

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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Explore Your Options with an Expert

A Pella Windows & Doors of San Antonio 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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Pella Sliding Glass Door Projects


Take a look at how other area homeowners have upgraded their homes with sliding doors.

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