By: Saket Jain, Fenesta Building Systems (a unit of DCM Shriram Ltd.)
Do you feel like your living area is cramped and needs a bit of a boost? Sliding doors are a great way to make the most of your space and create a larger, more spacious living area. Whether you’re looking to add a bit of class to your home or just need a little more room to move around, sliding doors are a great choice. They offer a sleek and modern look, while also providing a range of practical benefits. From providing more space to giving you more natural light, sliding doors can make a huge difference in your home. These doors are elegant and can give a chic look to your whole living space.
Here are a few ways to use sliding doors to expand your living area.
Connecting two different rooms
You can use sliding doors to connect two different rooms. This is a great way to create a larger living area without having to build an entirely new room. Specialized product like Slide & Fold is perfect solution for this as it can give an opening of approx. 95%, merging the 2 spaces perfectly when required. Thus, instead of having two separate rooms, you can open up the space and create one large living room. They can also help to create a sense of flow between different areas of your home, which can make it feel more spacious.
Adjoining balconies with living area
Sliding doors not only provide a sleek and stylish way to transition between rooms, but they can also be used to join balconies with the living area. Imagine being able to see the sunrise while sitting on your couch. Additionally, this can adjoin two balconies together, creating an outdoor space that is twice as large!
Creating outdoor space
You can create a separate outdoor living area by using sliding doors. This is great for those who want to enjoy the outdoors without having to leave their home. Simply install a sliding door to the outside and you’ll have a great outdoor living area that you can enjoy year-round.
Bringing in nature
Sliding doors can help to bring more natural light into a room. By having a large glass panel, sliding doors can let in more natural light than a regular door. This can help to make a room look brighter and more inviting. It can also help to reduce the need for artificial lighting, which can save you money on your energy bills.
With new innovative designs coming in, even apartments that don’t have balconies, especially in urban coastal areas like Mumbai, the One Side Fix and One Side Railing Sliders are a perfect fit as fenestration solutions. The included glass railing helps secure the opening and with sliders as large as the doors, it helps provide a panoramic view and makes the room look larger.
Overall, sliding doors are a great way to spruce up any living area!