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Our Complete Guide to Bifold Doors

BiFold Door Buying Guide

Bifold doors are an amazing addition to your home. Coming in both UPVC and Aluminium – your bifold door is the perfect way to connect your home to the outdoors. Being a clearly ideal product for the summer – our bifold door buying guide is personally written for you to ensure that you have all the information that you need when looking for a bifold door.


Should you be considering installing a bifold door in Cardiff – Capital UPVC are the perfect choice. We have many years of experience installing a wide range of high-quality products for our clients in Cardiff and the surrounding areas. We have installed numerous bi-fold doors and additional products and are able to advise you on the perfect doors for your home. So read on to read our bifold door buying guide and find the perfect bi-fold doors for your home. If you are looking to install bifold doors in Cardiff your home then get in touch using an online contact form on ou website or telephone now.


What are Bifold Doors?


You may have heard of bifold doors but want to find out more about this product. Bifold doors can fold out into a certain space which allows you to fully enjoy outdoor spaces of your home. The elegance and simplicity of bifold doors are what makes them a great investment and they can even increase the overall cost of your home. Investments such as investing in bifold doors can also make your home more attractive to potential buyers and is a key selling point when buyers are looking for a home to buy. Home improvement products are perfectly suited to improve your home and are a great consideration to make should you be looking to add some flair to your property.


UPVC or Aluminium?


The two major types of bifold door are UPVC and Aluminium. There are a range of benefits with both materials and we are able to supply both Aluminium and UPVC bifold doors. These materials are ideally suited for a variety of applications and both materials are ideally suited for your home.


UPVC is a great material that is used across a wide range of home improvement products. UPVC bifold doors are a stunning alternative to patio doors and will completely enhance your home. Panoramic Bi-Fold Doors are perfect for all seasons: keep them closed in winter and watch rain and snowstorms from the warmth and comfort of your favourite chair. In spring and summer, cast them wide open for days of ‘al fresco’ living. There are also a wide number of configurations available which allows you to fully utilise your UPVC bifold doors. UPVC is also a fantastic material for exterior doors, as you are able to easily clean the material. There is very little maintenance involved and you only require a cloth and cleaning solution to clean the door.


Our Alitherm Aluminium bi-folding doors in Cardiff are specifically designed to reduce heat loss in your home which is key for external doors – whatever the weather. The polyamide material has a very high resistance to heat transfer from the inner face of a frame (i.e inside a room) to the external face of a frame (i.e. outside) The thermally broken frames provide homeowners with windows and doors that have distinct advantages. 


Aluminium is an extremely versatile material and provides superior structural strength. This also makes your aluminium bifold door resistant to intruders which is perfect for your peace of mind. Are features of the Alitherm windows and doors which are enhanced by an ovolo, chamfered or square profile edge appearance. Additionally, homeowners have a dual colour option which means having a choice of finishes and colours externally and internally.


Deciding to Install a Bi-Fold Door


There’s a couple of things that you need to consider when looking to purchase a bi-fold door. As we have discussed – buying a bifold door can significantly increase the overall value of your home so it’s important to establish a budget when you are looking for your new bi-folding door. You will want to consider the style of bifold door that suits you as well as your desired material. As there are different advantages to choosing UPVC or Aluminium as the main material for your bifold door, you will also want to consider which material suits you and suits your needs.


You will also need to consider the style of your property as the style of your bi-fold doors will need to naturally match your home. If you are looking to increase the amount of natural light in your home then again bi-folding doors are a great solution in comparison to traditional patio doors. We also offer a range of advanced locking technology to increase the security of your home.


Highly Secure Bifold Doors for Your Peace of Mind

BiFold Doors Buying Guide

Our bifold doors are designed specifically with your security in mind. As well as the locking mechanisms that have been developed to keep your door secure, we have developed the structural strength of all of our bi-folding doors to keep you safe – regardless of the material that you choose. We understand that the security of your home is of the utmost importance which is why our bifold doors are designed to keep your home safe and secure.


We understand that a bifold door is a significant investment so we hope that our bifold door buying guide has given you some insight into what you will need to consider when looking for a bifold door. We are also more than happy to help you find the perfect bi-fold door to suit your needs and requirements. Our expert team has installed numerous bi-folding doors for our clients in Cardiff and the surrounding areas. If you want to find out more about our wonderful range of bi-fold doors in Cardiff, get in touch with a member of our team today. You can get in touch by using an online contact form on our website or telephone our team directly now. Why not check out our other range of aluminium doors in Cardiff?