The Springtime Benefits of Bi-Fold Doors

Posted on 19th March 2024

When you think of spring, what comes to mind? Daffodils and tulips opening their faces to the sun? Birds frittering around building nests? Crisp white washing blowing in a gentle breeze? Whatever spring means to you, why not bridge that connection to nature and the outside world with exquisite bi-folding doors? If you’re not sure you’re ready to take the leap with bi-folding door installation, then you’ve come to the right place. South East Doors Online is a specialist installer of high-quality bi-folding doors and we’re perfectly placed to answer any questions you may have and provide trusted recommendations. In this blog, we’ll delve into the world of bi-folding doors including what they are, and how they work, and we’ll look at the benefits they can deliver to your home this spring.

South East Doors Online has amassed over 35 years of experience in the double-glazing industry. We know how important your home improvements are to you, so we are on hand with premium quality aluminium bi-fold doors. We manufacture, supply and install our market-leading bi-fold doors and offer our product in various colours and finishes. Get in touch with us today for more information.

Understanding Bi-Folding Doors: What are they and how do they work?

When a standard window isn’t enough to showcase your beautiful, blossoming garden or scenic springtime view, turn to bi-folding doors to welcome the great outdoors into your home. Our aluminium bi-folding doors comprise multiple panels which seamlessly fold aside to create an effortless transition between indoor and outdoor spaces. This ingenious construction allows the panels to pivot and fold smoothly along a track when opened. For homes where space is tight or for areas where swinging or sliding doors aren’t practical, bi-folding doors provide a smart solution. Our high-performance aluminium bi-fold doors are the ideal way to open up your home and bring the outside in. What’s more, they also boast outstanding reliability, weather resistance, performance and thermal efficiency.

Key Features of Our Aluminium Bi-Folding Doors

  • Made in the UK. Superbly engineered, they are designed to fit almost any opening size.
  • Wide range of door opening configurations, with 700mm to 1200mm door widths.
  • Sleek, contemporary designs with aesthetic lines that will suit any home style.
  • Made to measure to give a perfect fit.
  • Modern, sleek, contemporary designs.
  • High-security locking mechanisms.
  • Easy and smooth opening and closing operation.
  • Low maintenance.
  • 1 – 7 Door options (Max opening width 7000mm).
  • Choice of threshold furniture colour.
  • Standard colours white grey & black.
  • Bespoke RAL colours are available.

Manufactured in our factory in Gillingham and delivered in our vans, we offer the best bi-folding doors. For more information about our bi-folding doors, don’t hesitate to contact us today.

The Springtime Benefits of Bi-Folding Doors

With over 35 years of experience, South East Doors Online has witnessed the myriad benefits of bi-folding doors first-hand. While bi-folding doors continue to excel during all seasons, springtime is truly a time to make the most of these smart, high-performance and innovative installations. Here are some of the many springtime benefits of bi-folding doors…

  • Bridging the Connection

Bi-folding doors allow homeowners to seamlessly bridge the connection to the outside world without leaving their homes. Whether installing bi-folding doors in your living room, kitchen, dining room or conservatory, you can enjoy effortless integration between your indoor and outdoor spaces. This connection supports and encourages all the springtime traditions we know and love – entertaining, dining, children’s play and more become easily intertwined.

  • Impressive, Uninterrupted Views

If your garden is a source of pride and joy, or if you are lucky enough to live surrounded by scenic landscapes, finding a way to make the most of them is a necessity. Enter bi-folding doors. During springtime, bi-folding doors afford you the luxury of having expansive, uninterrupted views of impressive landscapes as they come to life, from the comfort of your living room, conservatory, or kitchen.

  • Flood Your Property With Natural Light

Following the winter months, we all delight when the springtime sun begins to grace us with its presence. The integration of bifolding doors means that entire walls will be manufactured with robust glass, therefore flooding your home with abundant natural light. This natural light will improve your mood, health and well-being whilst highlighting your home and furnishings in radiant light.

  • Improved Ventilation

Whether you’re spring cleaning, airing out your home or simply enjoying a gentle breeze while you go about your day, bifolding doors invite fresh air into your home. Our aluminium bi-folding doors comprise multiple panels which seamlessly fold aside to create an effortless transition between indoor and outdoor spaces. So, whether you want to have your bifolding doors fully or partially open, you can enjoy improved ventilation.

  • Versatility & Social Interaction

Bifolding doors not only foster a connection between indoor and outdoor areas – they foster social connections as well. Due to their versatility, bifolding doors deliver unparalleled flexibility. So whether you’re hosting an al fresco garden party, a relaxed BBQ, a fun pool party or are enjoying time with your children, your bifolding doors can adapt to any function you require from them.

  • Elevate Property Value

Spring is a popular time for homeowners to sell their properties and, when premium quality bifolding doors can add as much as 10% to the value of a property, why wouldn’t you want to have them installed? Boasting these myriad benefits, bifolding doors are a popular choice for those seeking to sell their properties and they are seen as an attractive feature to prospective buyers. A smart choice, whether you’re selling soon or may do so in the future.

With this extensive range of benefits, it’s no wonder that many homeowners are choosing bi-fold doors for their next home renovation. Ready to start your bifolding doors journey? Here’s how…

Bi-Fold Door Designer

Use our Aluminium Bi-Fold Door Designer to try out different ways to configure your bi-fold doors. The prices shown will change with your selections. Please get in touch with us if you have any queries and we will help you design the perfect aluminium door set for your home. Once you have decided on your doors, we’ll finalise the price for you and arrange delivery.

How To Design Your Bifold Doors

Measuring For Your Bifolding Doors

From outside. Measure the width of the aperture in at least three different places, usually the top, middle and bottom. Take the smallest measurement and deduct 10mm to obtain the width of your door. Measure the height of the aperture in at least three places, usually the left, middle and right, take the smallest measurement and deduct 10mm to obtain the height of your door.

Pick the Configuration

Bifold configuration options

Open Direction & Slide Direction

The next step is to choose if your doors fold inwards or outwards and if your door slides left or right.

Select External Colour

You will then choose the colour you want your door to be on the outside. You can choose from Anthracite Grey, Signal White and Black.

Select Glass

You will then choose a glazing option: Standard or Low-E glass.

Integral Blinds

Integral blinds are permanently sealed between the two glazing panes, meaning they stay dust-free and out of harm’s way. Integrated blinds are the ultimate in convenience, style, privacy and glare prevention. At this stage, you can choose to order integrated blinds with your doors, choosing from several colour options.

Select Handle & Hinge Colour

The next step will be to choose the colour of your handles and hinges. You can choose from White, Chrome and Black.

Final Step

The final step will be to complete information regarding your bi-folding doors’ threshold, cills, trickle vents and any add-ons you may want to include.

Once you have completed all sections and have submitted your selections, we will provide you with a quote tailored to your bespoke bifolding door requirements.

Welcome spring into your home with our bespoke bi-folding doors…

Springtime brings with it a sense of possibility and opportunity, so why not take this as your sign to start your bi-folding door journey with South East Doors Online today? There really is no better time to welcome the outside world into your home and foster connections with nature. Our bi-folding doors deliver a multitude of benefits during springtime. Bridge the connection between indoor and outdoor living, connect with loved ones, enjoy uninterrupted views of your surroundings, experience a versatile entertainment space and much, much more with bifolding door installation.

Discover the transformative benefits that bifolding doors can deliver to your home during springtime and let South East Doors Online be your trusted partner as you do so. We can unlock a world of possibilities and manufacture and install a living space that truly reflects your lifestyle and preferences. Use our Aluminium Bi-Fold Door Designer to try out different ways to configure your bi-fold doors, but please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us for more information.

Frequently Asked Questions About Aluminium Bifold Doors

How much do aluminium bifold doors cost?

Every project we work on is unique to each client. Therefore, the cost of bespoke aluminium bifolding doors will vary. Get in touch with us today for a quote.

Can bifold doors be customised to fit unique architectural designs?

We offer bespoke, high-performing aluminium bifolding doors which meet a range of client specifications.

How often do aluminium bifolding doors need maintenance?

Aluminium bifold doors are a low-maintenance option for your property and regular cleaning can easily preserve their function and appearance.

Are bifolding doors energy-efficient?

Yes, our aluminium bifolding doors feature premium thermal properties which contribute to energy efficiency.

Is aluminium recyclable?

Yes, aluminium is 100% recyclable, making it an environmentally sustainable choice. With environmental concerns at the forefront of society, we deliver architectural solutions that contribute to the sustainability of our world and urge our clients to do the same.

Do aluminium bifold doors provide noise reduction?

Yes, the structural integrity of aluminium contributes to effective noise reduction.

Can aluminium bifold doors be coloured?

Yes, our aluminium bifolding doors offer an extensive range of configurations, styles, RAL colours and finishes. This allows homeowners to tailor their aluminium bi-fold doors to their specific preferences, style tastes and architectural requirements.

How long does it take to install aluminium bifold doors?

The length of time for aluminium bifolding door installation will vary depending on your requirements. We take care to minimise disruption throughout the process for your satisfaction.

Why choose South East Doors Online?

South East Doors Online has been in the glazing industry for over 30 years. The double glazing industry has evolved tremendously in that time, and we’ve been excited to be part of it. Our experience has shown us that customers have become more educated and discerning about their products. If you are looking for quality door fitters in Kent, South East Doors is your business!

We now offer our clients the absolute best aluminium, high-security glazing products the industry offers. Aluminium bifolding doors look and feel great, operate smoothly, and are easy to install.

Our staff are highly experienced and have excellent product knowledge. We will help you with your questions about choosing the right bi-folding doors for your home. We offer fast delivery times and use our fleet of vans to ensure the products are delivered to your home or site in perfect condition. What’s more, a 10-year guarantee covers all products for your peace of mind.

Are you ready to harness the power of bi-folding doors during springtime? If so, then please don’t hesitate to get in touch with South East Doors Online today! With our expert guidance and unparalleled craftsmanship, you can unlock a world of possibilities and create a living space that truly reflects your lifestyle and preferences.

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