What are Internal Bifold Doors?
Bifold doors contain a series of door panels that fold back onto each other. They fold in a concertina style and you may have heard them being referred to as concertina doors or folding sliding doors. Internal bifold doors offer a multitude of benefits but they are a solution best suited to larger openings.
They are mainly used for cupboard doors, wardrobes, and in the kitchen and living room. Often they are a way of dividing open plan kitchen and living or kitchen and dining room spaces.
Why Choose Internal Bifold Doors?
Internal bifold doors offer an array of benefits. They are great space saving alternatives for wider openings, they are useful for cutting up open plan living spaces but equally they are also great at creating extra space by allowing you to open a room into another. Internal bifold doors offer you a great degree of flexibility for your living space, much more so than any other door options. They are also a stylish door option, offering an array of aesthetically pleasing designs for your home. The glass panels allow you to let more light flow throughout your home but the transparency of the glass is also useful for peering from one room into the next – perfect for parents.
How to Shop Internal Bifold Doors?
When shopping for internal bifold doors with us, you have a wide range of options. We pride ourselves in having something to suit everyone so here’s a few pointers of things you may want to consider when making your decision.
Our doors come in a range of finishes, from unfinished to finished. Unfinished means they haven’t yet been treated so you have the option to paint them whatever colour you like. This is ideal if you love interior design and want to match them to your existing furnishings. Finished means they have already been painted so they are ready to be hung. You don’t need to do anything; they are the most convenient option.
Our doors come in a variety of size options to cater for different spaces and openings. As your measurements get larger, the more panels you may find in the doors. We recommend you measure your opening to ensure you choose the correct fit.
The bifold door panels come in a variety of options also. You can have full door length glass panels for maximum light, full wood panels for optional privacy, frosted glass to give you privacy but offer a more aesthetically pleasing option, plus there are lots of other decorated framed glass door options. Ultimately the style you choose will based on your own tastes, but you will find a good selection of designs to match your home.
Internal bifold doors fold back onto each other in a concertina style, this is consistent with all bifold doors. However, you do have a choice with the door openings. The door can be on either side of you could have two doors centered, so the appear like French doors in the middle but fold back on both sides. The choice is based purely on personal preference and what feels right for your home.