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What is the difference between a sliding patio door and a bay window?

What is the difference between a sliding patio door and a bay window?

Sliding patio door or bay window for my living room? No doubt, you already asked yourself this question when you went to buy. Today, the editorial staff of Olivier Simonin, product manager at the specialist K-LINE, asked for help in order to differentiate between them. What if there weren't any? Explanations.

Olivier, is there a difference between a sliding patio door and a bay window?

There is no difference between a sliding patio door and a sliding patio door. It is the same product, only the name changes. Indeed, a professional will spontaneously speak of a sliding window door while an individual will tend to speak of a bay window or a sliding window. On the other hand, a swing French window and a sliding French window are two very distinct products. When a casement French window opens, the movable part of the window, the "sash", will open by pivoting towards the inside of the room, while for the sliding French window, the leaves slide on top of each other.

Bay window or sliding patio door: what are the different types of openings?

At K-LINE, we offer different models of sliding bays in several dimensions: - sliding bay 2 rails 2 leaves (up to 3.20 meters wide), - sliding bay 2 rails 3 leaves (up to 4.80 meters wide), - sliding bay 2 rails 4 leaves (up to 6.40 meters wide), - sliding bay 3 rails 3 leaves (up to 4.80 meters wide), - sliding bay 3 rails 6 leaves ( up to 6.80 meters wide). Sliding racks are available in different materials. The ideal is the aluminum sliding door which offers great resistance, excellent insulation, a choice of colors and an unmatched design.

Are there any variants to the sliding patio door? Sliding bay window

The sliding bay window is a variant of the sliding window. Unlike the sliding window for which the leaves are superimposed on each other during opening, the leaves of a sliding bay window disappear in the thickness of the wall when they open, freeing up space to the maximum . You benefit from maximum opening to the outside.