Sliding Patio Doors Installation

Sliding patio doors installation is not something we recommend doing on your own. Since there is plenty of hard work, special tools, and expertise required, the best way to go about it is to let the professionals from Vinyl Light handle it.

We will help you to choose the right door set, deliver it, install it, and teach you how to maintain it properly.

Patio Doors Installation in Toronto and GTA

Sliding patio doors are a great option for those who want to sit inside the comfort of their home and take in the nice view outside. They are also really convenient, practical, and can add a few extra style points to your patio.

Of all the companies providing sliding doors installation services near you, we’re the ones who are ready to offer a wide choice of good-quality sliding doors combined with expertly done installation - all at a very competitive price.

We’ve have been doing sliding patio doors installation in Toronto and the GTA for more than 12 years, worked on thousands of doors and would be happy to install yours too.

Installation process

Although our installation process may differ depending on the particular setup, the main steps are as follows.

  • Preparation

    Once the old doors are out and we have a rough opening, which has to be prepared for the new door. First, we have to check if the sill is level and the sides are plumb.

    Then, we need to make the opening completely watertight. To do so, we apply a foil tape to the threshold and then run it along the entire opening wrapping it around the corners, after which we put the sill support back in.

    On top of the foil tape, we put a few beads of silicone to form a weathertight seal at the bottom of the door sill.

  • Installation

    Usually, the bottom of the door goes in first and then we tilt it up so that the caulk beads we applied earlier aren’t disturbed. In order to make the door lighter, we remove the sliding panel, take the door and then slowly lift it into place.

    Then, we drive a few nails through the door fins to hold it in place temporarily. After that, we check the sill for level and the jambs for plumb. Now it’s time to begin shimming the door to hold it securely in place.

  • Final touches

    We apply an additional layer of foil tape on the outside along the frame and finally install the sliding door. Once it’s done, we install the exterior wood trim, insulation, and then trim the shims on the inside part of the frame. The last thing is installing hardware - door handles, mini-blinds, etc.

How Much Does It Cost to Install Sliding Patio Doors in Toronto and GTA?

Installing a sliding patio door may look easy on the website but in reality, it has to be done by professional installers.

At Vinyl Light, we can offer you the lowest sliding patio doors installation price possible with the top quality we provide.

Since the door installation process varies depending on a number of factors, such as the particular opening, type of door, etc., you should contact our team to find out the actual cost to install sliding patio doors in Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area.

They will reply quickly with a price estimation and will also consult you on the purchase helping you to choose the sliding doors set that will be right for your house and your budget.

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