Bifold doors are an elegant solution, especially for people who want the option to create unobstructed spaces or to flood a room with natural light. Perhaps you want the option to slide back the doors between, say, a kitchen and living room for entertaining in a larger space. Or maybe you want to maximise the sunlight filling your living areas.
Bifold doors for functionality and convenience
Bifold doors are also useful when space or function make other forms of doors impractical. Bifolds are perfect for confined areas — small bathrooms, tight cupboards — where there isn’t room to have an ordinary hinged door swinging open.
And of course, bifold doors are wonderful to bring the outdoors into a garden-facing living or dining room. You can create a wonderful flow between the outdoors and the inside, making the most of both spaces.
There’s no need to invite insects to the party, either — we can fit your bifold doors with retractable screens. And if security is a must, we can install a Crimsafe bifold security screen.
How do bifold (or “bi fold”) doors and windows work?
Bifold window and door technology is simple:
* A series of individual doors (leaves) or windows are (usually) hung from the top
* Cleverly designed bracket and hinges allow the bifold doors or bifold windows to collapse onto each other when you want the doors or windows open
* You can choose to have the bifolds open in the centre and collapse left and right, or you can have them open at one end and collapse down to the other
* There is always an “active door” in the system that operates independently on a hinge, so you don’t have to retract all the doors to be able to pass through
Materials for bifold windows and doors
Aluminium bifold doors are common, but your imagination is pretty much the limit.