Sliding glass patio doors – Sliding glass doors, also known as patio doors, are available in a number of standard sizes. Many doors companies also make custom sizes, to be wider or higher.
A sliding glass patio doors has a nominal size of 1.5 m 150 cm wide, while a 1.8 m nominal size is 180 cm. Both have 2 m in nominal height. The exact size of the patio doors depend on the manufacturer. It is imperative following the manufacturer’s instructions to create ports with a certain aperture size.
In addition to the doors of 1.5 m and 1.8 m wide, many manufacturers also sell smaller versions of these doors and larger sized. Doors with customized size are usually made by special order the manufacturer.
A sliding glass patio door of 1.8 m has exactly 180 cm, with differences not much larger than 1 cm or 2 cm. Each door comes from the manufacturer with instructions to be mounted with the opening dimensions. The dimension of openness will always be slightly larger than the door frame to allow it to be installed directly without complications. Gaps between the frame and the wall are filled with shims and the opening itself is hidden by baseboards.