Andersen French Patio Doors Review

Andersen French Patio Doors Review

Beautiful profiles and wide openings

French patio doors add a touch of drama and elegance to your space. These doors work well in any home style. All that’s left is deciding which door works best with your personal design style and budget. 

In this post, we’re featuring one of the nation’s most trusted window and door manufacturers – Andersen.  Keep reading to learn the differences between Andersen’s french (hinged) patio doors.

What materials are Andersen french doors made of?

Andersen offers several doors made from different materials – each door has it’s benefits. 

E-Series: Wood Interior, Aluminum Exterior
Aluminum is strong and versatile – it can be made into thin frames that are great for contemporary exteriors. 

A-Series: Wood Interior, Fiberglass Exterior
Fiberglass is energy-efficient and highly durable – it resists dents and scratches and won’t rot, rust, or warp.

400 Series: Wood Interior, Vinyl Exterior
Vinyl is energy-efficient, low-maintenance, affordable, and works well in any climate. 

200 Series: Fiberglass Interior, Fiberglass and Aluminum Exterior
Fiberglass and aluminum are durable products used in the cladding and threshold of the door.

How much do Andersen french patio doors cost?

Andersen french door pricing varies depending on the series as well as customizations. 

E-Series - $$$$$
A-Series - $$$$
400 Series - $$$
200 Series - $$

The price below will give you an idea of the cost of an Andersen two-panel hinged door system without trim, handle hardware, exterior locks, or installation.

200 Series Double Hinged Patio Door

Description

Base Price

Size: 6’0” W x 6’8” H
Swing: Inswing
Color: White/White
Glass: Low E Smart Sun Tempered Glass
More: Mult-point Lock, Factory-applied Satin Nickel Hinges, Bronze Sill

$4,461.90

Deciding between hinged or sliding patio doors? Hinged patio doors are usually more expensive than sliding doors. Andersen also offers several sliding patio door options, learn more in our Andersen Sliding Patio Door Review.

Which is the most popular?

According to Andersen their best selling french door is the 400 Series Frenchwood. 

Compare Andersen french doors

Download a PDF with the Andersen Side-by-Side French Door Comparison(↗) or check out the details below.

Use the links below to jump ahead to the door of your choice or keep scrolling to see them all. 

Andersen E-Series French Patio Door
Andersen A-Series French Patio Door
Andersen 400 Series French Patio Door
Andersen 200 Series French Patio Door

Andersen E-Series French Patio Door

Photo Credit: ADA Design Group - Instagram(↗)

E-Series french patio doors are part of Andersen’s Architectural Collection – they’ll fit perfectly in a traditional home. They’re also Andersen’s most customizable series so if you’re interested in a door that can be crafted to fit your design, this is it. 

Materials: Wood Interior, Aluminum Exterior
Swing: Inswing or Outswing

PANEL OPTIONS

2-Panel
Single Panel

FINISHES

Interior Wood Options: 10+
Factory-Finished Stain Options: 9+
Interior Color Options: 14+
Exterior Color Options: 50+

Exterior Colors

To see more color options download the Andersen French Patio Doors Comparison Guide(↗).

HARDWARE

Finishes: 13
Hardware Styles: 12

See more: Andersen E-Series Hinged Patio Door features

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Andersen A-Series French Patio Door

Photo Credit: Coastal Signature Homes - Instagram(↗)

A-Series french doors are Andersen’s most energy-efficient option. They’re also part of the Architectural Collection which makes them great for homeowners who want doors that fit into a classic or traditionally designed home. 

Materials: Wood Interior, Fiberglass Exterior
Swing: Inswing or Outswing

PANEL OPTIONS

3-Panel
2-Panel
Single Panel

FINISHES

Interior Wood Options: 6
Factory-Finished Stain Options: 6
Interior Color Options: 7
Exterior Color Options: 11

Exterior Colors

 

HARDWARE

Finishes: 13
Hardware Styles: 12 

See more: Andersen A-Series Hinged Patio Door features

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Andersen 400 Series French Patio Door

Photo Credit: Signature Custom Homes - Instagram(↗)

The 400 Series is Andersen’s best-selling hinged patio door. The door’s wide rails and stiles give the doors a dramatic look that will certainly stand out in any room. 

Materials: Wood Interior, Vinyl Exterior
Swing: Inswing

PANEL OPTIONS

3-Panel
2-Panel
Single Panel

FINISHES

Interior Wood Options: 3
Factory-Finished Stain Options: 0
Interior Color Options: 1
Exterior Color Options: 4

Exterior Colors

 

HARDWARE

Finishes: 13
Hardware Styles: 12 

See more: Andersen 400 Series Hinged Patio Door features

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Andersen 200 Series French Patio Door

Andersen’s 200 Series hinged patio doors offer value. This door has tall bottom rails giving it a traditional French style and a low-maintenance exterior at a lower price point than Andersen’s other hinged door options.

Materials: Fiberglass Interior, Fiberglass and Aluminum Exterior
Swing: Inswing

PANEL OPTIONS

2-Panel
Single Panel 

FINISHES

Interior Wood Options: 0
Factory-Finished Stain Options: 0
Interior Color Options: 1
Exterior Color Options: 3

Exterior Colors

Andersen 200 series hinged door color swatches: White; Sandtone; Terratone 

HARDWARE

Finishes: 13
Hardware Styles: 12 

See more: Andersen 200 Series Hinged Patio Door features

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Andersen has a long tradition of offering quality windows and doors. Whichever door you decide is the right fit for your home you can be sure that it’s being made by a company that has a strong reputation for craftsmanship and customer service.

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