Top Tips For Choosing Bi Folding Patio Doors For Your Home

Bi folding doors are becoming the ‘must have’ patio doors for many home owners nowadays as they are a great space enhancer and also help to provide a seamless link between inside and out. However choosing the doors that will best suit your home can be a bit of a headache, with this in mind we have created this guide to help you out when choosing the right doors for you.

Ensure you choose the doors that best suit the space you have available. there are doors available that can be fitted into corners within your property, meaning you will get to enjoy a whole 90 degree view. Or you could choose to open up a whole 9 meter wall, really letting the outside in.

Bifold Patio DoorsBi folding doors can be fitted to open either inwards or outwards depending on the space you have available, so make sure you consider this when choosing your doors.

Think about how long it will take for your doors to be supplied and fitted and make sure you leave plenty of time. There is no point ordering doors and expecting them to be fitted the following week. Generally the lead time on bi folding doors is around six weeks, but it could be longer at busy periods.

Choose the right style and finish to suit your home and your personality, most suppliers will offer a wide range of finishes, colours, and styling, so take time picking the one that is right for you. You can usually pick the style of handles you would like for your doors as well, so they can really reflect what you would like.

it is possible to get blinds that are custom fitted to your bi fold patio doors and are available in a range of colours and styles. Blinds fitted to your doors can help provide privacy and shade to the room the doors are fitted in. Bear in mind though that blinds will be an additional cost, so make sure this is included within your budget.

If you can’t quite decide on the doors you would like go along to a local showroom that has the doors on display, and try them out before you buy them. This is a good way of checking the doors you are considering buying are easy to use, and suitable for you.

Ensure the doors you choose are up to the latest kite mark approved standards, and have a minimum of a five lever key cylinder. Hinges should also be strong enough to survive break in attempts.

We hope this has helped you out for when it comes to choosing your bi fold doors from

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