Ways to Cover Sliding Glass Doors

We get the question often: “How can I cover my sliding glass door for privacy, light control and ease of use?” The Austin area is known for being a great place to live, where we can enjoy our outdoor spaces for much of the year. Because sliding glass doors are similar to large windows, it makes sense that homeowners would need the ability to block out the intense Texas sun. But, it’s also important to utilize the doors regularly. Here are examples of several ways Austin Window Fashions has helped cover sliding glass doors.


Vertical shades like Hunter Douglas Luminette Privacy Sheers are always a winner. They let in natural light and landscape views, but easily rotate interior vanes to block it all out.

cover sliding glass doors with Luminette Privacy Sheers in Austin TX
Luminette® Privacy Sheers


True to their name, Skyline Gliding Window Panels adjust with smooth movement, adding coverage and style when necessary. With wand control or motorization, these vertical shades are a great choice.

gliding panel track blinds cover large doors in Austin TX kitchen
Skyline® Gliding Window Panels


Energy efficiency is desirable in this area, due to the hot summer months–and even the chilly months of January & February. When you want light control, privacy & the ability to maintain the interior temperatures of your home, Duette Verticals can provide all of that and more!

vertical honeycomb shades on glass doors in Austin TX
Duette® Vertiglide®


Plantation shutters are a beautiful style choice for homes, but they also provide great function. These vertical sliding shutters cover sliding glass doors, opening and closing with ease.

white plantation shutters slide to cover sliding glass doors in Austin TX
Plantation Shutters



Screen Shades are very popular and can be made in very wide widths.

wide roller shades cover glass doors
Designer Screen Shades


Roman Shades with PowerView® Austomation are elegant and highly functional.

textured fabric roman shades cover large windows and doors
Vignette® Modern Roman Shades

Hunter Douglas Silhouette Window Shadings offer a great combination of privacy and view-thru.

white sheer shades in master bedroom over large doors
Silhouette® Window Shades


Cover Sliding Glass Doors in Your Home

There’s no time like the present to finally decide to cover sliding glass doors. You’ll gain light control, privacy & energy savings while having convenient access to your outdoor space. Do these Austin area homes give you ideas on what you’d like in your home? Stop in to browse our displays and chat with an expert. Then, schedule your FREE consultation. Get in touch with us today.