The capacity and flexibility of doors to move in various ways has improved dramatically in the last few years – ‘doors in action’ in the shape of folding doors are the name of the game when it comes to bringing your home to life.
Folding doors offer huge versatility
Folding doors are extremely popular thanks to their increasing inclusion in home refurbishment, renovation and new build projects that are televised in programmes such as Grand Designs and George Clarke’s ‘Old House, New Home‘. Sliding doors are also highly sought after with both types of doors offering huge versatility and the opportunity to ‘bring the outdoors indoors’ when installed in a home with a garden or outdoor space.
Thanks to the fact that folding doors and sliding doors are available with super slim sightlines (slimline aluminium or brushed steel frames as a prime example), they are very easy to operate. In fact, many folding doors and sliding doors can be opened and closed with just your little finger, that’s how effortless the process is!
In spite of the slim frames that epitomise the sleek look and aesthetic of folding doors, it is still feasible to include high security, double and even triple glazed glass to provide the ultimate thermal insulation and security levels. The option of being able to choose this standard of glazing also facilitates ‘oversize’ and emphasis on glass and less frame thus creating an unrivalled view of the outdoor space.
Corner bi-folds and floating corners!
From corner bi-folds (doors that fold around a corner) and floating corners (no frame on a corner!), there are so many different ways to add intrigue and design style to any home, irrespective of budget. Plus, there is a wide variety of colours and finishes to choose from, not just the traditional white or brown. Grey is one of the most on-trend colours at present with a powder-coated, brushed steel effect still proving highly desirable.
Folding doors and sliding doors are the best way to make the most of your garden and outdoor space with simple, no-fuss access straight onto a lawn, decking or patio – your garden immediately becomes part of your home.
If you’d like to add some folding doors or sliding doors to your home, please give us a call on 0207 859 4207 [email protected] and we can advise with a free site visit and consultation to discuss your individual ideas and requirements.