Glass doors for the living room: what to look out for?

Are you looking for a glass door for your living room? Find out here what you should look out for when choosing and installing them.

Glass doors in the living room are much more than just functional room dividers: they give every room a modern look and add a touch of luxury at the same time. Natural daylight can flow into other rooms, creating an open room impression and a real feel-good ambience. But before you decide on a glass door for your living room, there are a few aspects you should consider. We give you a comprehensive overview so that your new interior highlight comes into its own.

1. style & design: personality in the room

Glass doors are more than just a doorway - they make a statement. Because you spend most of your time in the living room with your family, with guests or after work, you should make sure that the design of the doors matches your personal style and the rest of the living room furnishings. Whether frameless and minimalist, with elegant accents or artistic laser engravings - the choice is huge. With a design that enhances the living space and reflects the personality of the residents, you are making the right decision for the future and creating a uniform, relaxed look.

2. quality & safety: no compromises

Quality is particularly important for glass doors and safety glass is a must, as shatterproof glass significantly reduces the risk of injury. A special heat treatment, in which the glass is heated and then cooled quickly, increases the tolerance of the glass to impacts, shocks or temperature fluctuations. Both toughened safety glass (ESG) and laminated safety glass (VSG) are classified as safety glass - when buying, you should pay attention to the corresponding categorization and find out about the manufacturer's certificates and standards.

3. permeability: playing with the light

A major advantage of glass doors is their light transmission, as the transparent room dividers make rooms appear larger and brighter. Before installing a glass door in the living room, you should consider how much transparency you want. The decision depends on the adjoining room and the light source. Clear glass ensures maximum light transmission, while frosted or tinted glass offers more privacy. If you experiment with the different levels of transparency, you can find the perfect balance between light and living space.

4. function & technology: comfort meets design

The technology behind glass doors should not be underestimated. First of all, you should consider whether you prefer a sliding door or a hinged door. Sliding doors save space and look modern, while hinged doors have a classic, elegant touch. High-quality hinges and track systems ensure smooth and quiet operation - an important aspect in highly frequented rooms such as the living room. There is therefore also a decision to be made when it comes to hardware: are you looking for a minimalist, concealed solution or a decorative one? Both together have a significant influence on the overall appearance of the room.

5. installation & assembly: get professional help

The installation of glass doors requires precision and experience. A crookedly installed glass door in the living room catches the eye several times a day and is a nuisance. If you leave the installation to a professional, you will get a perfect result. The professional will ensure that the doors are correctly adjusted and function perfectly.

6. care & maintenance: preserving the shine

The living room is a well-frequented room and the glass door is in use several times a day. Sliding and opening them causes numerous stains and fingerprints on the door, and not only in families. Fortunately, glass doors are easy to clean: you can restore and maintain their shine with special glass cleaners and a soft cloth. The fittings and hinges should also be cleaned regularly and some of them should be oiled occasionally (follow the manufacturer's instructions!) to increase their longevity.

The installation of glass doors in the living room is guaranteed to bring about positive changes, as their transparency lends rooms not only modern elegance but also brightness and a feeling of spaciousness. With the right choice in terms of design, quality and functionality, a glass door in the living room becomes a stylish highlight that delights every day.

Careful planning and professional implementation are the key to a result that not only looks good, but also gives pleasure for years to come. With a glass door, every living room becomes a place where aesthetics and functionality come together harmoniously.

Modern and individual glass doors from GRIFFWERK

At GRIFFWERK, you are guaranteed to find the right model for your home: whether DIN right or left, laser-engraved or matt, hinged or sliding doors - we offer the right glass door and perfectly coordinated glass fittings for every style of home.

The laser-engraved Birds & Bird glass door not only lets light into the room, but is also a real design highlight. In addition to smooth and frosted glass surfaces, the GRIFFWERK range also offers textured glass, which is given its special look by a rolling process. The striking surface structure ensures exceptionally good privacy protection with very high light gain. Take a look at our favorites BAROCK, CHINCHILLA, MASTERCARREE, SILVIT and ORNAMENT SR 200.