Best Window Blinds, Shades and Shutters for Sliding Patio Doors

Best Window Blinds, Shades and Shutters for Sliding Patio Doors


Sliding doors are an easy way to bring in natural light to your room but it is equally difficult to find a window treatment for them that does not curb their functionality and aesthetic appeal rather accentuate it. Well, we at Gator Shutters bring to you some wonderful sliding door window treatment solutions for you.

Vertical blinds are the most popular and the best choice for sliding patio doors. Vertical blinds are available in options galore – Fabric, Wood, Faux Wood and even PVC vanes. You can choose how they stack – on the left, right, center or even split stack which is both sides. So, we will come to you with the pros and cons of all the vertical blinds.

  1. Sliding Panels Tracks

When you have sliding doors or wide windows, the sliding panels work best. They are sleek and easy to operate and available in hundreds of fabric options. You can also try Panel Track Shades when you want to complement existing decor. Color-coordinate them with roller shades and achieve the right kind of light control and privacy. You can try motorized, or cord loop option depending upon your taste and budget. To add more sophistication, cover your exposed tracks with a valance wrapped in a fabric.

  1. Vertical Cellular Shades

When controlling the temperature of the room is the main thing to consider, cellular shades are a perfect pick. The honeycombed cellular shades have air pockets that allow for better insulation, so summers are cool and winters are cozy and warm. Unlike the cellular shades for standard windows, the pleats go up and down (vertically), rather than side to side (horizontally).

For your patio door, vertical cellular shades Orlando let you enjoy a clear outer view. Choose from blackout fabric, or light filtering options that work for you. Ifthe sliding door is used frequently and there are kids and pets around, it is advisable that you go for vinyl or solar fabrics that are much easy to clean and maintain. The shades are installed on either the left or the right of the opening and are then operated by pulling the shade across to close or open.

  1. Wood or Faux Wood Vertical Blinds

Faux wood vertical blinds are an excellent window treatment solution as they mimic the look of real wood blinds and areless expensive. Moreover, they resist moisture and do not promote mold and mildew growth. Wood Vertical Blinds fits to any stained wood decor around your room. Both of the verticals have the options to be stacked on the right, left or split stacked to each side.

  1. Sheer Vertical Shades

Achieve the look of sheer curtains and the functionality of vertical blinds; yes you can pick sheer vertical shades for sliding patio doors. They are made of vinyl vanes and are connected to sheer fabric that runs across the window. They can be tilted open to allow the light in from the sheer fabric and you can close it completely to enjoy more privacy.

Coordinate vertical sheer shades with horizontal ones and our experts can help you make a wise choice. The fabrics can sometimes be machine washed but it is important to read the cleaning and care instructions thoroughly.

  1. Sliding Shutters Panels

Sophisticated customers with plantation shutters on their windows are looking for a fitting product for their sliding doors, roller shutters Melbourne are perfect for big sliding Patio Doors, they can be installed into the opening or stack them outside.


Note: Horizontal blinds are also recommended for sliding patio doors. Motorized lifted is the way to go. And it is also recommended when you have pets and kids in your home.

Well, if you need more help on finding the perfect sliding patio door window treatment for your space, call in for free expert guidance. Do not forget to check out our extensive range of window treatment solutions Orlando.



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