Frequently Asked Questions
What are the benefits of bi folding doors?
Aluminium bi folding doors are a fantastic and easy way to transform a room. They amaze when you show them to your family and friends and provide a visual wow factor to any interior design.
By opening in a stream line way and fitting flush into the cavity of an external wall , they offer very little disruption on space , in fact when open, they are able to greatly increase the size of a room as you integrate the outside / inside and remove any sense of boundaries.
Our aluminium bi fold doors have a ultra thin profile which maximises the about of glazing in the doors which allow the natural day light to stream in and a virtual flush tracking system to provide a un obstructed view of the garden leaving
Why should I choose Aluminium for my bi folding doors?
The ideal material to use for bi folding doors has to be light weight and strong. It must be able to maintain its look and work continuously for many years. Aluminium therefore is the only real option.
Aluminium bi folding doors have ultra slim line frames to allow for much larger glazing panels which allow more light to filter through and subsequently deliver much better views. In addition when you review their aluminium’s characteristics against that of wooden bi fold doors or upvc bi folding doors, you will find that it is much more resilient to heat and will therefore be much less likely to expand or contract, change shape or change colour! When you require your doors to move, fold, stack and open seamlessly over a long period of time, this places aluminium bi folding doors firmly in the lead.
Where can I use bi folding doors in my house?
Such is their flexibility and versatility, aluminium bi fold doors can be use in a wide variety of ways. You can use them to replace existing French doors, or sliding patio doors to offer a fresh new look to a room. You can remove a window, install a new steel or lintel and knock out or extent the opening aperture on a house to the size you want and completely transform the space, your access to your garden and the way you use your home.
One option is to use them internally, where they can be used with a flush fitting track to separate one room from the other. This can commonly be found between a lounge and a conservatory, orangery or lounge extension.
If you are planning a new project such as a orangery, conservatory or garden room, you can include quality bi folding doors into the build plans. If you are planning an extension, you can use the doors as the focal point of the build to provide the wow factor, and even use a canter levered roof system and a floating corner post in order to completely open up two sides of your development.
With the variety of bi folding door design options available, you can have them opening inwards or outwards or have them sliding to the left or to the right. Each quality door set can be configured to fit the vast majority of locations and with doors that offer up to a 20 year guarantee, our Aluminium bi fold doors look great once they are installed and will continue to look great and work for many years to come.