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How to Choose BiFold Doors and Windows?


What Are BiFold Doors?

Bi fold doors and windows have multiple sections, fold into one side of the frame and do not sash in or out to open and close. These types of door opening options make bifold door designs appealing for room configurations where there is a large window space but less room for a door to open, such as a balcony or patio doors.

Bifold doors and windows are reliable home improvement tools as they offer excellent natural light and are more compact than sliding doors. You can install a bifold door in both internal and external areas and can create an open plan feeling that ties together multiple indoor spaces. As experts in installing a range of windows and doors, we have the knowhow to explain all about bifold doors.

The Pros and Cons of Bifold Doors

Advantages of bi fold doors

Disadvantages of bi fold Doors

Aluminum bifold doors and windows

Despite often being thought of as only suitable for contemporary style houses and extensions, they can actually suit all kinds of house styles thanks to the wide range of colors and finishes they are available in — plus very often a contemporary contrast in an otherwise traditional style property is no bad thing.

The main advantages of aluminum bifold doors and windows are:

Where to use bifold doors and windows?

 It is a sensible idea to choose bifold doors in some settings, but a customer’s specific requirements can influence this decision. While there are advantages to large window spaces in smaller rooms, there are disadvantages for smaller windows in larger rooms. As a result, you should carefully consider the layout of your space before you decide upon a bifold door design.

Folding PVC Window and Accordion Door Systems are preferred in wide openings opening to terraces, balconies and gardens.

Folding window systems can be used easily in window openings up to 6 meters. Sash widths can be made up to 90 cm. Turn only opening or Tilt&Turn systems can be preferred in the sashes.

According to the width and height dimensions of the PVC-Alu Window, the sashes can be stacked on the right, left or both sides at the same time. Thus, folding accordion door systems produce high comfort solutions for many years without blocking your view. Excellent sound and heat insulation is provided by the seals on the PVC-ALU Profiles used in folding accordion doors and the hinges specially designed for the system.

20mm, 24mm double glazing or 32mm triple glazing systems can be used in folding accordion window systems. In addition, the use of jalousie glass is also possible. Sashes can be opened and closed easily thanks to the trolleys and rails specially designed for folding accordion door and window systems. They are very easy and practical to use.


How to install bifold doors and windows?

Price and Costs of bifold doors and windows

If you want to install bifold doors cost-effectively, getting to know what bumps the prices up ahead of execution is a good idea.

Your Choice of Door Material

As seen in our price comparison table above, the type of door material you choose impacts your price – the difference between uPVC and aluminum gives a big price difference for the same five-door product.

The Number of Doors You Need

As with all home renovation projects, the larger your project, the higher your cost – and the same is true for the number of doors you need on your bifold.

While this isn’t necessarily a factor you can change, if something is proving costly, you may want to consider shortening the space for the bifold by having a wall built instead, or opting for a standard patio door if the original project is out of your price range.

The Quality of Doors You Choose

The profile quality vary with their thickness, insutation features, gap sizes. All these points directly affect the profile price. When you consider  the accessory and glass options, the costs have wide ranges. And this means the selection of quality directly affects the cost of bifold doors and windows.

For further questions, please feel free to contact with TGP Systems Sales team.

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