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Alternative Bifold Door Styles

Bifold doors have become a popular choice in a wide range of situations. When used in an extension they are the perfect solution for bringing the outside in and maximising the feeling of space; they are frequently used for separating a conservatory from a living room where they add style and maximise the light; and their flexibility makes them ideal for opening up living space to create an open plan environment while maintaining the option of closing them to create privacy.

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How To Improve Your Backyard

Recently, one of our blog posts discussed the need for an attractive backyard, and how bi-fold doors looking out at that space can dramatically increase the value of your home. Well there’s nothing worse than knowing what you need to do without knowing how to do it. So for those of you with a creative block we’ve compiled a list of a few ways that you can make those sorts of improvements.

Bi-Fold Doors – 3 Reasons Why

Where does the drive come from to improve our living space? Is it a search for materialistic happiness? A dream of perfecting the home we’ve worked hard to acquire? Maybe we think it’s just something that needs doing. Potentially it’s a mixture of these, or for a greater purpose, but it certainly uses up a lot of our time – be that on the work computer, or whilst trying to fall asleep at night! A great way to improve your home quickly is with Bi-Fold Doors, and we’re about to tell you why.

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Bi-Fold Doors and the Energy Efficient Home

Bi Fold Doors are one of the many parts of home design beginning to factor into the minds of the environmentally conscious. With the UK being amongst the least energy efficient countries across Europe, a change in the way we plan our buildings and the way in which we harness natural light is looking to be a cornerstone of climate-aware construction for the foreseeable future. With Bi-Fold Doors we have a sympathetic product for those not wanting to sacrifice aesthetics for the green revolution. Let’s take a look at how that is.

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What We’re Learning from Grand Designs

The television series Grand Designs, hosted by the unflappable Kevin McCloud, is an open door to a world of poorly handled projects, cutting edge ideas and self-professed designers. In amongst the mayhem however there often stems pictures of beauty brought about by original and fascinating architecture that incorporates traditional tastes with innovative engineering. What has this got to do with BiFold Doors?

Why Our Homes Need Views to the Outside

Most of us will have heard that spending time outside is good for our mental and physical well-being, and many would be aware that the presence of plant life in offices has proven to increase productivity. But what you may not have realised is that basic visual contact with the outdoors – the sort you gain through BiFold Doors – can improve not only our productivity and natural contact with the environment, but have genuine positive impacts on our health. Tired of looking at the wall? Turns out you’re not the only one.