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Glass front door canopies - advantages and pricesActually, it goes without saying to the entrance area and to the door: the canopy. That's why it's important to find the right one for the door and the entire house, so that it blends into the overall picture as harmoniously as possible.
It should not only protect against rain or wind but also visually represent something.
The first impression counts, and the visitor will definitely get that at the sight of the entrance. So a canopy wants to be carefully considered.
Front door canopy made of glass
To keep the area in front of the house as bright as possible, a glass front door canopy is highly recommended. It is transparent and thus looks light and noble.
Important in choosing is to make sure that it is a safety glass, which should be unbreakable, have a certain capacity and should have a certain thickness. This is best informed by the expert, who should then install the canopy. When attaching yourself, unfortunately, there is always the danger that the glass could jump.
To taste, you can also choose a type of glass that is not completely transparent or opaque or has a certain structure. A canopy made of glass is usually simple and straight - a so-called pent roof, which combined with stainless steel, for example, a very attractive and elegant
Picture shows. Very trendy it looks, if the glass roof is held only by stainless steel cables -
this almost gives the impression that the glass is floating.
But other types of canopies can be realized with glass: for example, a round arch roof or a hood or gable roof. Incidentally, a popular frame material for a glass canopy is stainless steel. Stainless steel is known to be of the highest quality, it does not rust and is easy to care for and, moreover, has a noble and timeless effect. In addition, it just fits perfectly with glass. So the brackets or frames for glass canopies are very often selected from stainless steel.
The versatility of the stainless steel fasteners is amazing: straight, with angled, with rod to the ground, with wings... here it is worthwhile to learn about the different designs and to weigh whether they could fit the door and the whole house. Of course, special designs in special sizes or even your own designs are possible.
Prices for simple models start at about 500, - and then go up to 8000, - depending on size and requirement. Who realistically plans, expects 1000, - to 2000, - Euro.
Advantage canopy made of glass
On the one hand, the already mentioned light transmission is a huge advantage, on the other hand, the cleaning of the glass is not a problem. Often a rain shower is enough to make the glass appear clean again. It is decorative, versatile in design and elegant in appearance.
Of course, glass is also - provided it is a safety glass and break-resistant as mentioned above - of extremely long durability.