Arete:  (Greek) Excellence of Any Kind


A patio door that is sleek & quiet, loaded with exceptional features but designed to fit your budget.
  • Welded perimeter, heavy-duty weather stripping for enhanced energy efficiency
  • Deep pocket integral interlock for extra protection against air infiltration
  • Concealed tandem zinc plated steel (no rust) rollers for smooth, effortless operation
  • Internal aluminum reinforced stiles for added strength to the unit
  • Tempered glass for safety
  • Heavy-duty extruded aluminum screen
  • Insulated Smartshield® LoE glass packages
  • Single or multi-point (anti-lift) locking system
  • Easy Step Foot Lock for additional security

Arete Sliding Patio Door

7500 Deluxe Sliding Patio Door

The 7500 Series, direct glaze fully-welded sliding patio doors, is available in all PVC or with a vinyl-clad wood frame, featuring high dp rating and patented water draining system at the lower sill, triple weather stripping and the side stiles and meeting stiles, and standard low-e glass.

The 7500 series Door is available in two and three panel configurations, with the three-panel center-venting. A mulled four-panel is available for those extra large openings. Standard sizes include 5′, 6′, 7′, 9′, and 12′ sizes with custom sizes available. This high end door offers many options from elegant hardware and mortise locks to decorative glass.

2 Panel Configuration

3 Panel Configuration

4 Panel Configuration


Designer Hinged Patio Doors are swinging patio door systems available in 2 or 3-lite units and constructed of the same solid quality Signet® and Heritage™ Fiberglass and Legacy™ Woodgrain Textured or Smooth Steel doors as our entry door units.