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Top 5 reasons to choose bifold doors

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Bifold doors are increasingly becoming the architectural glazing of choice for renovations, refurbishments and new builds.

Bifold doors create a standout feature for projects and also allow for more light and increased space.

We’ve put together the top 5 reasons homeowners and architects should choose bifold doors for their projects.

  1. They’re ooze contemporary style

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Bifold doors are the top glazing trend for contemporary projects.

The sleek aluminium frames, clean lines and large glazed areas add style like no other.

Bifold doors make the best statement in Anthracite Grey, the top home improvement colour for modern projects.

Aluminium bifold doors are available in any RAL colour so you can choose the perfect shade to bring cutting-edge style to complement your living space.

With our bifold doors you can go the extra mile to ooze contemporary style. Bowalker bifold doors are also available in a range of stunning metallic finishes, which glimmer when the light hits it.

aïr bifold doors come with the option of upgrading to an aïrcoat finish, which is a durable, textured, dirt-resistant powder coating that will ensure that your frames will look impressive for longer.

  1. They create a stunning wall of glass

Bifold doors walls of glass

A key feature many self-builders and homeowners look for when renovating their home is a light flooded living space.

Bifold doors feature large glass panels, so you’ll be throwing light into the whole house. They can span across your entire wall and will provide much sought-after unobstructed views.

With Bowalker aluminium bifold doors, the glass panels can be as large as 1 metre wide by 2.5 metres high, while aïr bifold doors are available as big as 1.2 metres wide by 3 metres high.

If you’re considering internal bifold doors, they’ll look just as stunning and will add an impressive amount of light thanks to the slim frame and seamless ‘glass curtain’.

  1. They extend living spaces

Bifold door extension

One of the key benefits of bifold doors is that they fold away to reveal entirely open spaces.

This gives the impression of more space and an open plan feel and allows you to enjoy your garden effortlessly.

With bifold doors, you can seamlessly blend your living space or glazed extension out onto the garden, acting as a gateway to your garden, hot tub or summer house, this kind of glazing looks superb.

Create easy access to your outdoors with aluminium bifold doors from Bowalker, which are available with up to 6 panels. For a more extreme, captivating feature, aïr bifold doors are available with up to an impressive 10 panels.

You can choose for your bifold doors to stack internally or externally, depending on what works best with your space.

  1. They’re easy to operate

Bifold door designs

Bifold doors allow you to get full access to what’s behind the door in one quick and easy motion.

Bifold doors are made from a series of panels that effortlessly fold up against the wall in concertina style, making indoor-outdoor living easier than ever.

aïr bifold doors are finished with aïrglide rollers. aïrglide stainless steel rollers mean that large panes of glass weighing up to 300kg can be easily moved with just 2 fingers. That means no tugging, pushing or heaving, effortlessly helping you achieve indoor-outdoor living.

  1. They add the wow factor

Open plan kitchen bifold doors

Bifold doors look amazing – it’s as simple as that. If you’ve been flicking through some lifestyle magazines recently, you’ll see just how many homeowners are investing in them.

They’re the top glazing product to finish off new builds or extensions if you’re craving natural light and like the idea of opening up some interior space using panels of glass, bifold doors certainly have the wow factor.

For a truly sensational feature, choose cornerless bifold doors, which can be used to open up a corner of your home without the need for any bars or frames. By choosing cornerless bifold doors, you can benefit from an effortless indoor-outdoor, light-filled feature.

Ask the experts

We’d be delighted to work with you if you’re considering bifold doors. We can help you choose what would work best in your home and offer free, expert advice.

Here at Bowalker Doors, we’re the experts in architectural aluminium glazing. Why not visit our showroom in Hickstead, Haywards Heath, and talk to us? Bring your plans, ideas – even your architect – and we’ll take you on a tour of our showroom.

Alternatively, you can call us on 01444 810111, fill in a contact form or email us at info@bowalkerwindows.co.uk

May 16, 2019

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Choose bifold doors in your new open plan extension

aluminium bifold doors open plan extension

When looking for more space in the home, there’s one question that springs to mind – should I improve or move?

While the thought of moving can be tempting, we’re often brought right back down to earth when thinking about finding another dream home, picking another area, a longer commute to work, packing up all of your belongings, redecorating, dealing with paperwork and not to mention the housing market.

Recent research shows that the cost of moving is now over £10,000, so it makes more sense to put this cost towards improving your home and increasing the value of your property. And with so many home transformation products available, it’s never been easier.

Why do you need to extend?

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There’s a multitude of reasons why homeowners should extend. The most obvious is to add more space, followed by the need for more light and style.

The additional space can be used for a number of things: a living or dining room, a kitchen, a snug retreat, a home office, a home gym, or a playroom for the family.

Extra light has been proven to attribute to the happiness and health of homes, as well as making your property much more inviting.

Extending your home will add stunning style like no other, transforming your home into something that wouldn’t look out of place in a row of show homes or in a glossy magazine.

Bifold doors are the perfect way to finish your extension

Bifold doors to extend home

When you’re looking through home interior magazines or on social media for inspiration, you’ll find that a lot of extensions feature bifold doors.

Bifold doors are the top choice for extensions as they offer the opportunity to entirely open up a room, add a beautiful amount of light and style with walls of glass or open space.

How do bifold doors work?

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Bifold doors work by being installed on large walls, with multiple glass panes that neatly fold away in a concertina style to reveal a completely open space.

Bifolds can be installed internally or externally. For extensions, it’s ideal to choose bifold doors on external walls to create a truly open plan feel, however this can be complemented by interior bifold doors that section off the extension from the rest of the property.

You can choose whether your bifold doors fold to the left or right hand side, and stack internally or externally, depending on your space and needs.

Bifold doors make the most of garden views, add light and will open up your home

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Aluminium bifold doors feature sleek and slim frames, creating a wall of glazed panels for the natural light to shine through.

Installing bifold doors onto the external walls of your extension also means that you can admire your stunning garden views all day long, all year round.

Thanks to the clever concertina opening of bifold doors, you’ll be given the ultimate, seamless access to your outdoors through an entirely open space.

Your home will also benefit from fresh air and ventilation like never before, giving you the choice of how open you’d like your doors for the summer breeze to drift through.

Bifold doors will complete your open plan extension by making it easier to enjoy indoor-outdoor living. The seamless way bifold doors will completely open up your property will help to transform your home into the hotspot for family get-togethers such as BBQs, alfresco dining and garden parties – as well as the perfect retreat for relaxing in the sun enjoying quality time with your loved ones.

Bifold doors from Bowalker Doors

Aluminium bifold doors from Bowalker Doors Sussex and Surrey

For bifold doors to complete your extension, choose Bowalker Doors.

We’re the experts in architectural aluminium glazing across Sussex and Surrey, helping homeowners to achieve their dream home with our expertise and stunning product range.

We offer 2 bifold door ranges, including the impressive aїr bifold door collection.

To find out more about how you can finish your open plan extension with bifold doors from Bowalker Doors, call 0800 881 5640, fill out a contact form, or drop into our showroom in Hickstead, Haywards Heath.

May 13, 2019

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