Patio and Bi-Fold Door Differences.
If you would like to let more light into your home, but also would like the functionality of a door, allowing access to your garden and views. Furthermore, if this is the case you will be searching and looking at bi-fold doors and patio doors. However, you may be asking yourself what is the difference between the two.
What is a Patio Door?
Patio doors are very similar to french doors as they both use both full paned glass. However, patio doors tend to slide across each other. The sliding patio door because popular around the mid-century. Most designs and styles originated from Japan. What makes patio doors so good is that they hardly take up any space. If there is not much room outside for opening doors, then patio sliding doors are a better option.
What is a Bi-Fold Door?
Bi-fold doors are like patio doors, however instead of them sliding they fold up allowing access to the outside of the house. Bi-Fold doors are commonly used to access the outside or between rooms in houses. Bi-folding doors work especially well where space is limited, allowing you to open up your home to the outdoors.
Bi-folding doors can come in many different sizes. They can make your home look more beautiful, especially when used on an orangery or a conservatory with access to the garden. The technology for bi-folding doors keeps updating, which gives homeowners endless choices in designs and styles.
Using glass bi-folding doors allows more light to enter your home. The trend of using bi-folding doors is on the rise, bringing people closer to the garden and the outdoors. Access to beautiful views from your home looking at your back garden. Open bi-folding doors in the summer months to allow fresh air to enter the home.
If you are looking to open up your home to the outside and increase light entering your home, then bi-folding doors are the best way to go, to discuss your options just book an appointment with one of our door experts today.