Sliding patio doors are perfect transitions between indoors and outdoors. The very nature of its construction presents some issues in the matter of window treatment.
Window treatments are necessary because someone might need privacy and the need to turn off the lights at times. Consider alternatives and each has several weaknesses or another.
There are many companies which provide sliding door blinds. You can upscale looks with sliding door blinds at any time.
Curtains are definitely the first choice but fabrics can block and they do occupy space, cutting some light and air.
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Vertical external blinds
Vertical sheer with a vertical panel that can be rotated 180 degrees is worth considering if you want privacy and light control.
It is possible to have sliding wood panels to cover the opening of the sliding door. However, panels must stack on top of each other and this takes up space. This can be a hassle to operate.
Sliding doors appear in all natural glory without curtains to cut through the view or view of the wall. The question of cleaning the blinds does not appear.
The curtains are closed securely between two glass panels and there is no dirt that can approach them. Without anyone blocking their movements, the sliding door panels can be moved at will.