A home’s interior is at its most beautiful when merged with natural elements. One of the ways to do this is through the use of the sun’s rays and Bi-folding doors are a great way to let light into your home. Bi-folding doors allow a sense of freedom and space that is restricted by the use traditional door frames.
Bi-Folding Doors: An Interior Investment
Bi-folding doors are hinged up frames with glass materials in the middle that fold like an accordion to open or close. They can be parted from the middle, in sets of two or three. These divisions are called a concertina. Manufacturers produce these doors in PVC, wood/timber and aluminium, among other various materials.
What They Can Do For Your Home
As an investment into the value of your home, bi-folding doors can provide the following advantages:
- Gives the appearance of space
Your home will look more spacious with bi-folding doors, since their middle panes are made of glass. The optical perspective would project an extended horizon and increase the room’s space.
- Allows maximum level of light to enter a room
Depending on the design, a lot of light may enter a space through the glass panes. You no longer need to turn on the lights during day time or when there is still light outside. A significant amount of daylight will help in illuminating your room’s interior, good for utilities bills and the overall feel of the space.
- Helps you manage your interior’s temperature
When your living room is situated near the patio or backyard, you can use the doors to allow a certain amount of air to enter your home. You can choose to partially or fully open the bi-folds, controlling the amount of fresh air in the room.
- Easy to clean and practical to use
Glass on the doors may be easily wiped clean, as compared to actual doors with varnishes. Coated doors are trickier to use due to the finishing’s material and you will need to buy additional cleaning agents just to maintain the varnish of the door. This is not an issue with bi-folding doors, as their panes would consist primarily of glass.
Where They May Be Used
Bi-folding window panes may be used in almost any area of the home, whether it be opening onto the backyard or dividing the living room and dining room. The possibilities for placement are endless and you just have to rely on your ingenuity to transform your home into open and inspiring areas.
To find out more about bi-folding doors, get in touch with The Specialists in Traditional Sash Windows , they have a friendly and knowledgeable team ready to answer your questions, call now on 0800 389 7384.