Creating a beautiful view of your garden with Bi-Folding Doors

It’s summertime and the living is easy! With summer days in full flow, like us, you’ll no doubt be spending most of your time in the garden. But wouldn’t it be nice to enjoy your garden all year round, come rain or shine?!

Exterior View of Bi Folding Doors

We all love a room with a view, don’t we? If you’re lucky enough to have beautiful views surrounding your home, make sure you’re taking full advantage of them. Bi-Fold Doors offer a classic way to integrate your home and garden, giving you stunning views every day of the year. Need some Bi-Fold Door inspiration? Read on for expert advice on finding the right Bi-Fold Doors to suit your home.

Blur the boundaries between indoors and out

Bi-Fold Doors are ideal for homeowners who want their living area to flow freely into an outdoor space, creating the perfect atmosphere for entertaining and relaxing in the summer, whilst also maximising on space. Bi-Fold Doors work by folding away in a concertina style to reveal an entirely open space. But what do you need to consider before making your choice?

bi fold doors open onto patio

Property style

The first thing to consider is the type and period of your property, this will determine what material you choose for your Bi-Fold Doors, not all materials suit every home. It’s also worth considering the maintenance involved in the chosen material, the less maintenance the better!

uPVC frames are the best choice if budget is key, they deal with sound well and don’t require much maintenance, which are just some of the reasons why they are so popular with many homeowners.

Double up 

If you're fortunate enough to have a large, wide garden, make the most of the space by installing numerous Bi-Folds. You’ll be able to enjoy the panoramic views of your garden from various areas throughout your home, seamlessly merging your indoors and outdoors.

Wrap it around 

Bi-Folds aren't just for flat fronted properties, either. They can be installed at different angles to create an almost uninterrupted view out into your back yard or garden. 

Colour options 

Colour is often an important consideration for homeowners. When purchasing a Bi-Fold Door you want a style that suits your taste and home. White has always been a staple for Bi-Fold Doors but over the last 20 years, grey has become a very popular option.


The importance of security for your home cannot be overstated. Before purchasing a Bi-Fold Door, it is necessary to ensure that it has excellent security features. If you’re unsure, don’t be afraid to ask. It’s better to be safe than sorry!

Thermal Efficiency 

What use is a beautiful door that can’t protect you from the harshest of weather conditions? Living in the UK means we are all too familiar with rain, wind, thunder and more rain. The thermal efficiency of any door you’ve set your sights on is of the utmost importance, so make sure this is top of your ‘must have’ list.

interior view of garden through bi fold doors

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