Sliding doors make for separators between any two living areas and are especially suited to walls that face decks and patios. Even so, the openness due to the glass does impinge on privacy, and also the amount of light coming into a room.

This makes it necessary to look at sliding door covering ideas that can help to solve these problems. You can install sliding panels or panel track blinds that are sleek in style and made with flat vertical panels of fabric mounted on a frame that moves on tracks. Vertical cellular shades are window treatments that have honeycombed shaped fabric that adds to the insulation. Pleats in these shades run up and down instead of side to side.

A standard solution for providing covering for sliding doors can come from installing curtains and drapes, and this gives you an alternative that that gives you hundreds of patterns, colors and prints to choose from.