This can often involve utilising existing free wall space within the building to incorporate a set of bi-folding doors. Sometimes they’re also added to extensions like the conservatory or an orangery to establish a passageway from the extension to the garden.
Bi-folding doors are completely incomparable to any other door solution both because of how they look and how they function.
A folding sliding door, otherwise known as a bi-folding door, consists of a series of individual door leafs (2 up to a maximum of 7) that fold as they’re opened until they fully concertina at the opposite end of the track. As you can probably imagine, a 7-door long bi-folding door spans a very lengthy distance. Manufactured from aluminium, the door leafs can be both double or triple glazed.
In the majority of cases, no application for planning permission needs to be submitted for a proposed bi-folding door installation as will be a Permitted Development. It’s always best to check though with your local authority before proceeding with the installation.
Call us biased, but at Permaframe of course! Bi-folds are amongst one of several products on display at our Frome showroom and we’d love for you to come and see if you agree that they’re outstanding.
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