exterior french doors

In-Swing French Patio Doors

French patio doors that open in, maintaining the usable space outside your home.

French Patio Door

French doors have an aesthetic appeal that achieves an elegant, timeless look inside or outside the home. In-Swing French Doors open to the interior of a home and maintain usable space on the outside of the door. For a multiple-pane look, choose from a variety of grid options available to create the look of individual lites.

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Essence Series®

The durability of a fiberglass exterior and the beauty of a wood interior in natural Pine or Clear Vertical Grain Douglas Fir or choose a primed Pine to match your interior trim.
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Tuscany® Series

A beautiful, premium vinyl French door crafted from Milgard's proprietary formula.
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Ultra™ Series

Beautiful to look at ---- with little upkeep required, Ultra™ Series fiberglass doors are built to last.
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Ultra™ Series

Beautiful to look at ---- with little upkeep required, Ultra™ Series fiberglass doors are built to last.
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In-Swing French Doors is rated 3.5 out of 5 by 40.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from best of today's world These Fiberglass French Doors are very nice ,the Finnish is nicer than a vinyl Door as it do-sent hold the smudges and dirt the same , the frames are wonderfully built the , the % point mechanisms work flawlessly . real impressed with the build quality and seams too . well worth the 2 months they took to make them.
Date published: 2017-12-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from i am a professional installer. I have installed about 12 of these in the last month. I was initially attracted to the texture of the surface. It was not all glossed out like vinyl doors. The working mechanisms are about the same, with the stainless steel 3 point locking system, the lift lever latching, with the sidelights with lever handleset, and the adjustable hinge system. But, the major point that sold me was the ease of replacement glass if needed. On wood French doors, generally, they can't just replace the glass, the whole sash or full panel must be removed. which means staining and lacquering, or new prime and paint will be needed. The frames are stiffer, and reduce the possibility of snapping a corner during transport. Easy to square-up due to the stiff side frames. I could go on and on, but I think they are a great product, and no issues. Why would anyone use wood doors? South facing house Vs. North. no worry of rot, pests or kid damage.
Date published: 2014-03-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Door. This door is more solid that he solid door that we replaced. I didn't think that possible. We absolutely love it!! it looks perfect like it always belonged there. The added screen feature we are for sure going to love this summer! Everything came pre-installed, all we did was put it in the hole in the house, and poof it was perfect! My only problem was figuring out how to operate the handles. That was a learning curve, as we had no directions included with our door. When we figured this out, it was a very impressive door, with amazingly secure feel. Would order from Milgard over and over! Thanks!!!
Date published: 2012-02-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Appearance issue, wrong instal instructions provided On one of two doors I purchased the hinge stile is longer than the lock stile by about 3/16th of an inch it is noticeable after installation, I need to sand it down and refinish area when the weather gets warmer. The instructions provided to both doors gave enough information on door installation but the hinge adjustment information was for a different type of hinge. I found the correct information after digging around your website. All in all a nice, solid and secure door (s).
Date published: 2018-02-07
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Top price, bottom quality We just had three new Milgard Essence French doors installed, having paid a lot (and I mean a lot) of money to get top quality and avoid shoddy workmanship. After it took an initial three days for our highly experienced contractor to install three doors, he explained that he was spending a ton of time trying to get everything to fit and function properly. Upon further inspection, it became clear that there were many things wrong with all three doors - bad weather-stripping, damaged and missing screens, ill-fitted hardware, wide tolerance variations, etc. Spoke with the Sacramento Warranty Center, and they put me in touch with a service tech, who advised that we finish installing the best we could, and call back to schedule a service call, where they would fix the problems. I did so, and was told the soonest they could get someone out was 7 weeks later. The rep I spoke with refused to give me the name or direct number of a supervisor. Unacceptable on all levels.
Date published: 2018-02-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very happy with some minor issues. We purchased two single replacement doors for two separate single patio door openings. We purchased them both at the same time. The first door we installed right away and it was great. It all worked great, there were no issues with the door before or after installation. We were very happy with the product. The second door was left in the packaging and stored in our garage because of time constraints, we were not able to install it immediately. There are a few issues with the second door. The is a chip in the fiberglass and there is a crack in the fiberglass of the jam. The hardware was not installed correctly and we could not unlock the door. We had to take the handles off and fix the mechanism in order to unlock and open the door, and the finish is rubbed off on the interior door handle on the second door. in the end we have installed it and we are happy with the door for the most part but we would like someone to come out and look at the crack in the fiberglass of the door frame. We had to install the door despite the issues because we had already removed the old door when we discovered the issues and could not leave a huge whole in the wall .
Date published: 2017-12-10
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Will never order another Milgard product We originally ordered these French doors in mid-June of 2017 to replace a large window and also have access to a great wrap-around deck my husband built. Two and a half months later we had Home Depot deliver the huge doors and had a licensed custom home contractor do the install. The doors were 3/8" off--wider at the bottom than at the top. Very very poor quality control. Finally found someone at Milgard who reported to the VP and he connected me to a local rep. The rep drove up to our cabin in northern AZ to meet with the contractor and see for himself the problem with the doors. Another set of doors were ordered at no expense and deliv'd directly by Milgard approx. 3-4 wks later and installed by our contractor. The doors are better (they close and lock easily) but when the doors are closed there's still more spacing at the bottom where the two doors meet. Who does Quality Control for your company anyway?? Apparently, it's something we'll live with because I couldn't go through another re-ordering situation again. Besides, it could start snowing soon up at our cabin. On the plus side, we stained the wood on the framing and side lights and the color does look great. The exterior appearance is beautiful. You'll never publish my review but I'd sure welcome a contact from anyone who gives a rip about our experience. SW
Date published: 2017-11-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from In-swing sliding screen feature is inadequate design We love most aspects of our new in-swing, Ultra series French Patio doors except for one thing... the screen. Unlike the useful and good looking retractable screen on the out-swing French doors we ordered at the same time, the in-swing sliding screen never allows use of the entire opening with both doors open. It shouldn't be an option for in-swing doors, unless one door is inactive.
Date published: 2017-11-03
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