A kitchen extension with bifold doors is one of the most sought after home improvement aspect being chosen by most of our clients. The general layout of the old housing stock in London also supports extending the kitchens rearwards. If planned correctly it can really transform the old into contemporary style construction. While considering your makeover project there are loads of options available from style to layout and fittings but the use of bifold doors is one thing, which you must not miss as it is all the rage these days. A bifold door provides a fluid connection between the inside and the outside and blends them with the flick of the finger. Here’s why you must consider them for your home improvement project.
Smooth transition from insides to outside
The Bifold doors would not only flood your extended kitchen with the natural light rather it would freshen up the entire space. Just imagine the kids and family enjoying their summers on the patio with a lush green lawn and bifold doors wide open, which keeps them connected with the lady of the house. The arrangement help you move seamlessly from preparing food and drinks in the kitchen, to enjoying them on the patio with your loved ones. In the winters you can enjoy the autumn shades on trees while you enjoy the tea with your loved one’s indoors. The evergreens and seasonal plants in the garden would always keep your garden updated and looking beautiful as always.
- Beautiful Looks
The bifold doors when closed look beautiful from outside and give glasshouse effect. When open, they fold into a very small space thus offering maximum view.
- Variety of materials
The bifold doors come in a variety of options and materials. The cheapest being the uPVC, followed by the aluminium ones and the wooden options. However, with the technical advancements now uPVC doors are also available in variety of colours while giving the look of a posh material such as wood. The ultimate choice of bifold doors depends a lot on the budget that has been set for the project.
For those who consider privacy an issue there are options available in the form of blinds to provide necessary cover when the view is not desired. These blinds can be matched with the decorative theme of the house and are easily available in variety of options from the market.
The bifold doors are almost maintenance free for the years to come if they are of uPVC or aluminium. However, you may need an occasional wash-down and dash of oil to keep it in its top looks.
- Safety and security
Bifold doors are quite safe and secure. The option of multipoint locking system and toughened glass make them a perfect choice for any use. They are widely used in both residential and commercial environments. They are completely weather proof and offer max thermal efficiency.