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A sliding glass door or patio door is a sliding door in architecture and construction. It is a large glass window opening in a construct that supplies door access from inside to the outdoors, fresh air, and ample natural sunlight. A sliding glass door is generally considered a single unit having two-panel sections, one that’s fixed and one that’s mobile, to slide open and closed. Another style, a wall-sized glass pocket door has several panels that are movable and slide into wall pockets, totally disappearing completely for a ‘wide open’ inside-outside room experience. The sliding glass door was launched as a very notable component of pre-war International style of architecture in Europe and North America. Their precedent is the sliding Shōji and Fusuma panel door in Japanese architecture. The post-war building boom in modernist and Mid-century present day styles, and onto suburban ranch-style tract houses, multi-unit homes, and hotel-motel chains has helped make them a standard element in residential and hospitality building construction in many regions and countries.
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Sliding Glass Windows & Doors
A sliding glass door or patio door is a sliding door in architecture and development. It is a large glass window opening in a building that supplies door access from inside to the outdoors, fresh air, and ample natural sunlight. A sliding glass door is normally considered a single unit having two-panel sections, one that’s fixed and one that’s mobile, to slide open and closed. Another design, a wall-sized glass pocket door has several panels that are mobile and slide into wall pockets, totally vanishing for a ‘wide open’ inside-outside room experience. The sliding glass door was presented as a very notable feature of pre-war International style of architecture in Europe and North America. Their precedent is the sliding Shōji and Fusuma panel door in Japanese architecture. The post-war construction boom in modernist and Mid-century present day styles, and onto rural ranch-style tract houses, multi-unit houses, and hotel-motel chains has helped make them a regular element in residential and hospitality building design in many regions and countries.
The traditional sliding doors concept has two-panel sections, one that’s fixed-stationary and one that’s mobile to slide open. The sliding door is a moving rectangular framed piece of window glass that is installed parallel to a very similar and often fixed framed neighboring glass partition. The movable panel slides into a fixed track, and in its plane parallel to the stationary panel. A specialty form, for Washitsu or “Japanese-style rooms,” produces sliding Shōji and Fusuma panel doors, with traditional Japanese materials for interior use and contemporary adaptations for exterior exposure and uses. They are used in themed and modern dining establishments, residential properties, Japanese tea houses, and other situations. Specialty manufacturers can be found in both Japan and Western countries
Another sliding door style, glass pocket doors have the panels sliding completely into open-wall pockets, disappearing completely for a wall-less ‘wide open’ experience. This includes corner window walls, for more blurring of the open space distinction. Two story variations are often electronically opened, employing a remote. For large areas, the opening point is centralized, and three to six parallel tracks are commonly used to carry the six to twelve sliding doors into the wall pockets on both side. Their more recent popularity, magazine coverage, and technical and also structural innovations have introduced a large number of choices to market.
Trackless and disappearing
A third sliding door type has all the glass panels suspended from above, leaving a totally trackless and undisturbed floor plane. They also vanish into side pockets. when they shut entirely, they dip just a little to produce a weatherproof seal. A German manufacturer established this original technology, and their use is mostly in temperate climates.
These may be adapted to slide off of a corner connection resulting in no corner post or framing in its wake. This design is composed of two upright profiles, a male and female section, which slot together and then slide away with the doors. This meeting place does not need to be 90 degrees; it can also be an inverted corner enabling the frames to fit inside any layout flawlessly.
Sliding glass doors are preferred in Southern Europe and throughout the United States, being used in hotel rooms, condominiums, apartments, and residences; for easy access to upper balconies; for big views, letting enhanced natural light in; and to improve incoming fresh air. Additionally, sliding glass doors are typically used in some regions as doors between the inside rooms of a home and a courtyard, deck, balcony, patio, and a garden, backyard, barbecue or swimming pool area. They are often called patio doors in this circumstance. They are also employed in interior design, commonly in offices and automobile sales areas, to give soundproof but visually accessible personal office space. In home interiors they are used, frequently with transparent ‘frosted’ glass reproducing a traditional Shōji door, to allow daylight to permeate farther into the house and increase the sense of indoor spatial size.
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Special sliding glass doors called platform screen doors are used on railway platforms in order to protect waiting travelers from the elements as well as to stop suicide attempts.
The frames are often made from wood, aluminum, stainless-steel, or steel, which have the most sturdiness. The most common building material is PVC-plastic. Replacement components are most often needed for the moving-sliding parts of the door, such as the steel rollers that glide within the track and the locking components.
Glass in the doors can either be externally fitted or internally fitted, with internally fitted being the high-security design, depending on the specification the manufacturer employs in the design. To follow energy conservation codes and for sound reduction, sliding glass doors are typically double glazed, and often treated for UV reflection. They generally have no mullions, unless trying to appear part of a revival architectural style and then in many cases using ‘snap on’ faux grids.
Security design in the doors is aimed at stopping the doors both fixed, and sliding, from being taken off their rails. Anti-lift blocks are fixed to the top of the frame to prevent the lifting the door off its rails, in theory protecting against unauthorised access to the room when the door is in the shut position. A portable security bar
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Gulfport is a city in Pinellas County,Florida, United States, bordering St. Petersburg and Boca Ciega Bay. The population of Gulfport was 12,029 at the 2010 census. Gulfport is part of the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Metropolitan Statistical Area, the 19th largest MSA in the country.
The town was originally named Disston City in 1884 when Hamilton Disston purchased land in the area. The United States Postal Service would not recognize the name as it conflicted with a town in Hillsborough County. Instead, it was named Bonifacio. In 1890, the town name was changed to Veteran City. In 1910, the name officially changed to Gulfport.