Homes today have a variety of materials used throughout. Manufactures recognize this and have expanded options to include materials that fit nearly any placement. Some of the more popular materials today include wood, metals, aluminum, vinyl, iron resins and man-made surfaced materials.
Glass is one of the most popular materials used today because of its availability, versatility, ease of use and cost. Simply panes of glass are often used as the sole material in some designs because it can be used safely and provides many of the aesthetic features that lend well to design.
You will also be the decision-maker of how many panels you want the door to have, how many glass lites (if any) you want the door to include, whether or not a transom or sidelite will be added in, what kind of glass you want in the lites, what sort of hardware you want for the hinges, and more. Every aspect can be discussed and decided upon before the door is made. Once everything is ready, you should be able to receive an estimate from the manufacturer so you know whether or not you have gone over your budget, or if things are just right.