Published at Saturday, May 19th, 2018 - 02:27:24 AM. Home Design. By Diana Wulf.
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While silk is the most luxurious, the new faux silk fabrics are certainly more durable. And, real silk must be line to prevent rotting and deterioration from the sun. Heavier choices like velvet, tweeds and brocades can also block out more light and insulate the window from drafts and outdoor temperatures.
Time‐travelling back a few years, the best option for doors between house and garden were central‐opening double doors (French doors) which are still popular today. Fifty‐ish years ago, sliding patio doors enabled us to embrace more light in the home. Typically, these comprised two panes of glass that could slide left or right within side‐by‐side parallel grooves so that, when closed, natural light and a good view could be enjoyed. To open, one door would slide to overlap with the other door so that the total width of the opening was similar to that of French doors. Another down‐side of sliding doors is that they all too often became 'sticking' doors which became worse with the introduction of double glazing, doubling the weight of the doors and reducing the glass to frame ratio.
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