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Exquisite Patio Door and Window Pairings You Should Consider

Renewal by Andersen® of Des Moines believes that windows and doors are not simply windows and doors. They are opportunities to improve your home’s beauty, functionality and overall value. Instead of buying your units separately, explore new possibilities by combining them.

Exquisite Patio Door and Window Pairings You Should Consider

Mixing replacement windows and exterior doors can create panoramic views, enhance daylighting and open up your space. With so many options, you can definitely take your creativity and imagination to a new level.

Draw inspiration from these brilliant door and window combination ideas:

Contemporary Gliding Patio Doors and Picture Windows

Combining movable doors and large, fixed windows is a timeless trend. This arrangement easily lets more light into your home, which creates an illusion of added space. It also serves as a transparent barrier, blurring the lines between the indoors and the outdoors. You can readily capture the outdoor scenery, making you feel like you’re one with nature.

Pairing our Perma-Shield® or Narroline® sliding patio doors with picture replacement windows can help you achieve this effect. This creates a superior glass wall that covers one side of your home. With this combination, you can establish a seamless inside to outside connection.

Frenchwood® Hinged Patio Doors and Double-Hung Windows

French patio doors have always been iconic for their elegance. When combined with tall double-hung windows, this arrangement will surely highlight the Old World charm of any traditional home, enhancing curb appeal. Beyond aesthetics, the addition of double-hung units can pave the way for the installation of window seats. This way, your relatives, friends and guests can conveniently join conversations on the patio without even having to step outside.

Frenchwood® Sliding Patio Doors and Arched Transom

A semi-oval transom crowning a classic French door system is visually striking. The shapely curves of the fixed window style complement the wide, rectangular French door panels. In fact, many classic architectures, including Federal, Georgian and Mission Revival, feature this door-window combination. Your window replacement experts understand that matching the length of the transom with that of your patio door is one of the most common arrangements. That said, a shorter fanlight can add balance to the expansive body of a four-panel French sliding door system.

Figure out the best window and door combination for your home with Renewal by Andersen of Des Moines. Call us at (515) 274-9700, or complete our form to request a FREE consultation. We serve areas throughout Urbandale.


"Our experience was great, except for writing a big check to you! When Karen and I started the replacement procedure we wanted a quality product. We wanted a company with really, not just in theory, stands behind their work. After reading many reviews and visiting with several people we chose Renewal by Andersen. During the buying process we felt no high pressure. If we were repeating the process, we would change nothing. All the people we dealt with were knowledgeable and helpful. Dave and Amanda, we appreciate you taking time to explain options in style, color, cost, construction of product, installation process etc. Amanda, we are so glad you recommended the awning kitchen window. Dave, we love the invisible kitchen screen. Thanks. The crew of Nate, Colton and Mike were great! Not only were they competent and efficient workers, they were men we were glad to have in our house. Karen commented she never heard any of them say anything unprofessional or in poor taste. Each day and at the conclusion of the job, they thoroughly cleaned-up any mess. A big gold star to the three of you. You are a great team. The stain matches existing wood perfectly. Thanks for a good job, Dan. Robert, thanks for your contribution to the project."

Hutzell | West Des Moines, IA
December 2014

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