BI-FOLD DOOR FAQS

Find out more information about our aluminium bi-fold doors below. If you can't find the information you require please contact us here or call 01142 313 133.

At Bifold Network we offer the Smarts Visofold 1000, renowned for its high quality design and performance. Smarts bifolds have slim sightlines for increased aesthetics.

Yes! As well the Smarts Visofold 1000 we can also manufacture matching Smarts aluminium windows. These are available in a range of colours and bespoke shapes.

Why not? Strong, durable and environmentally friendly, aluminium bi-folds have an incredibly long lifespan and allow for slimmer frames, increasing the amount of natural light afforded by glazing. Aluminium really is the best material from which to manufacture a bi-fold.

Our bifolds are available in every RAL and Smarts colour. All of our bi-folds are supplied with single or dual colour marine-quality polyester powder coat finishes as standard. Find out more about our bi-fold door colours.

Bifold doors are popular thanks to their large, clear glass panes that allow increased natural light transmission. All of our double glazed units are supplied with Planibel A glazing. Planibel A offers increased thermal and acoustic performance and has a better resistance to scratching than other glazing.

Yes! If you need triple glazing installed in your aluminium bifold, we can offer that as part of our services. Triple glazing is a popular option for customers looking for a high standard of energy efficiency.

Yes. We can offer aluminium bifolds with internal blinds pre-installed. We supply IGUs along with our bifolds with Uni-Blinds® sealed within the double glazed unit. A range of venetian and pleated blinds are available in a range of colours.

We use Mila handles on all our aluminium bifolds due to their increased performance and aesthetics. We use Smarts own high security multi-point locking systems on main sashes, with shoot bolt locking on all sliding mullions.

We offer rebated threshold as standard on our aluminium bifold doors, as well as the option of a low threshold with a ramp for customers with reduced mobility.

Our bifolds achieve ratings between A and C on the WER scale. The U values of our bifolds are 1.8 W/m2K.

Our bi-folds can be manufacture to following maximum specifications:

  • Max o/a height: 2500mm
  • Max o/a width: 1000mm
  • Max weight: 80kg

Our bifolds are suitable for use in a range of residential and commercial applications: from homes, conservatories and blocks of flats, to restaurants, hospitals, bars, schools and much more.

Yes. We have our own state of the art factory at our Sheffield site, where we manufacture a range of aluminium bi-folds for the UK market. By manufacturing our own products, we cut out the middle man and can offer you more competitive pricing.

We offer fast, reliable delivery to installers across the UK, to wherever you need them. We regularly serve customers in Yorkshire, Lancashire, across the Midlands and down the M1 to London and the South East.

Yes, and this is growing. The 2013 Palmer report says bifold doors will be a steadily growing part of the market throughout the coming years.

Easily! Aluminium bifolds are a high end and versatile product with many benefits for the end user. As part of our marketing support, we’ve compiled a full list of reasons to buy a bifold for you to take to your sales appointments.

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You can order our bifolds online via our contact form, or by phoning us directly on 01142 313 133. Or why not specify a bifold using our online door builder for a quick quote?

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