uPVC bifold doors are the perfect product to add something unique to your property.
These doors offer a stunning alternative to both traditional sliding patio doors and their aluminium counterparts. This can be due to the vast selection of colour options available. Providing most of the benefits of an aluminium suite it enables the homeowner to enjoy the garden and let the sunshine in. uPVC bifolds are sometimes a preferred to aluminium bifold doors not only because of the colour choice but because they can be manufactured using the same running gear as aluminium.
Although not standard with many manufacturers the ‘must have’ feature is high quality running gear as used on aluminium as it facilitates smooth operation and enables the doors glide open effortlessly and have the added benefit of supreme reliability. When choosing a uPVC bifold doors be sure to ask about the running gear, it is a key component that makes a significant difference.
As with the aluminium version the Upvc bifold is generally used in renovations, extensions or newbuilds to add in some character and functionality. Great for summer parties, family get togethers and al fresco dining.
The Upvc Bifold offers numerous door configurations which can open in or out and stack to the right or left based on your requirements. With a minimum of 2 doors and a maximum of 7 doors there is plenty of scope to cater for openings up to 6 metres wide by 2.4 metres high.
uPVC bifolds are sometimes used to finish off the renovation of kitchens and with the wide selection of stock and bespoke colours available can compliment any internal and external colour scheme. This makes them the ideal choice when colour is a primary consideration.
As with bifolds made from other materials the door configurations are the same, each leaf can be up to 1 metre in width up to a maximum of 6 metres. Should you need a single traffic door at one end of your uPVC bifolds you will need to opt for a configuration with an odd number of doors. Even numbers of doors do not facilitate this and have to work in pairs or open in the middle with a connecting section.
Glass and glazing choices are wide and varied and can include toughened, laminated and even acoustic glass if required for noise reduction. In addition to these options you should also be able to choose thresholds, cills and energy ratings to create a unique uPVC bifold that is perfect for your home and your needs. One of our products is a uPVC bifold, the Genesis Bifold24, which boasts PAS24 security compliance for the ultimate protection for your family whether in a new build or renovation.
To accessorise the uPVC bifold further, integral blinds can be added. They are built directly into the double glazed glass units. With amazing looks and no cleaning these are an extremely popular upgrade. Operated by a magnetic system on the surface of the glass the blinds come in an array of shades to add a finishing touch of class to your uPVC bifold.