Bi-folding doors have become the home improvement product of choice over the last few years, with thousands of UK homeowners wanting to experience the benefits of indoor-outdoor living spaces.
But are bi-folding doors the right choice for your project? Sliding patio doors are experiencing a comeback with improved design features they are becoming an increasingly popular choice for contemporary renovation projects.
Ultimately the decision of whether to go for bi-folding doors or sliding doors is really down to personal taste and lifestyle, but when starting any kind of home improvement project it is important to do your research. Speak to the professionals, visit supplier showrooms and consider the advantages and disadvantages of every option.
Sliding doors offer larger panes of glass for a more uninterrupted view but bi-folds provide a wider range of configuration options and can be suited to smaller spaces.
Consider your property type and how either option will blend into the overall aesthetics of your home. Think about the space and the practicalities of its intended use – door configurations, frame choice and threshold access requirements are important aspects to discuss during your research and planning stages.
Origin have created a helpful review of the pros and cons of each option to help you with the decision of which door type best for you and your home.