Patio Doors vs Bifold Doors: Which One Is Right For You?

Patio Doors vs Bifold Doors: Which One Is Right For You?


When you are choosing a brand new door for your home, at Direct Roofing Systems we have you covered. Especially if it is a back door. This is because a back door can bring a lot of security to your home while looking equally fantastic. A back door is also the ideal accompaniment to a conservatory as well because it can offer maximum security and protection as well. But you are spoilt for choice when it comes to a new door. So, which one are you going to choose? Patio doors and bifold doors are perfect ideas, so read on to find out the comparisons between them. Then, you can make an informed choice.

Patio doors have so many benefits to consider. They are ideal because they look stunning and are very easy to operate. Their functionality means they slide open and shut, bringing in a breath of fresh air. This will also bring a burst of natural light into your home, so you don’t need to worry about spending money on expensive heating bills. You don’t need to worry about turning on the heating or even the thermostat.  

kitchen bifold doors

Patio Doors Offer Clear Views

Not only that, but patio doors offer slim sightlines which can give you a clear view of your garden so you can enjoy it more. If you have a family, this feature makes it easier to watch what the children or your pets do.  It looks incredibly beautiful as well because you can decorate them in a wide range of colours. You can choose a colour to blend seamlessly with your home, but you can also go for a bolder colour to help it stand out. In addition to this, it’ll improve the ventilation because in the hot summer months, the door can fling wide open and fresh air can breeze through the house. These doors are also a very popular choice because they can bridge a seamless connection between your home and your garden so it can blend into one space.

Patio Doors Add Value

A patio door will also add more value to your property too. This is because you will get stunning panoramic views of your garden and you can grab the attention of high quality buyers. It is very customisable because there are so many different styles that you can choose from. You can choose whatever size, shape or colour that you want. The choice is all yours.

External Bifold Doors

Bifold Doors Open Seamlessly

Bifold doors differ slightly. They fold out like a concertina so they can burst open and bring natural light into your home. Like patio doors, they also bring natural light into your home. They benefit from advanced double glazing as well, so they can complement your home’s design very nicely. One way they can enhance your home is that they add maximum door security. They do this by providing multipoint locking systems and shootbolts into your home. That way it will be very impossible for intruders to pry the door open. Not only that, but the double glazing windows also have an anti-crowbar mechanism, so tools such as crowbars will not be used to pry open the door.

Bifold Doors Have Sleek Aesthetics

The doors look fantastic as well because they have beautiful aesthetics. This gives your home a very modern and luxurious feel. Their elegant design will wow visitors and increase your home’s market value tenfold. The doors are energy efficient because they create a robust thermal barrier so natural heat can be retained, while cold air is trapped outside. This will make your house a warm and comfortable space for you to live in.

Bifold doors require minimal maintenance, ideal for customers who have busy lifestyles. Because they come in a wide variety of different colours, they are all durable against tough weather conditions. So, if the doors suffer from mould or draught spots, wipe the door down with a damp cloth full of soapy water and it looks as good as new. A clearner door results in better views.

Which Door Should You Choose?

Both patio doors and bifold doors are ideal if you want to improve your home.  They are strong, sturdy, and let natural light flood in your property, saving on energy bills. And, with a low maintennace design, they are esy to clean, resulting in minimal upkeep.

If you want to find out more, about or doors, call us on 01623 651982 or fill our online contact form out. With years of knowledge and experience, we can help you answer any questions.

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