6 reasons we’re Yorkshire’s best aluminium manufacturer

6 reasons we’re Yorkshire’s best aluminium manufacturer 1. We specialise in creating bifolds Here at Bifold Network we’re specialists when it comes to manufacturing the highest quality bifolds from aluminium. One of the most popular, high margin products in the home improvement industry at the moment, bifold doors are a versatile addition to any installer’s product range. 2. We only use high quality aluminium in our bifold doors Aluminium is the best material you can manufacture a bifold from. Durable, attractive and incredibly long lasting, we make sure to use only the … Continue reading

10 reasons you need aluminum bifold doors in your range

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Aluminium bifold doors have to be one of the most sought after home improvement products of recent years. Many installers are only just beginning to get acquainted with the rapidly growing bifold market though. Here are 10 reasons why you need to offer aluminium bifold doors as part of your range, now: 1. They have incredible aesthetics Capable of utilising very slim sightlines, and larger areas of glazing, aluminium bifold doors can provide a home with an impressive appearance both inside and outside. The large glazed areas on a bifold door panel … Continue reading

6 reasons we’re Yorkshire’s best aluminium manufacturer

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We’re incredibly proud of the range of products and services that we offer here at Bifold Network. Here’s some reasons why we’re one of Yorkshire’s best aluminium manufacturers. 6 reasons we’re Yorkshire’s best aluminium manufacturer 1. We specialise in creating bifolds Here at Bifold Network we’re specialists when it comes to manufacturing the highest quality bifolds from aluminium. One of the most popular, high margin products in the home improvement industry at the moment, bifold doors are a versatile addition to any installer’s product range. 2. We only use high quality aluminium … Continue reading

Why bifold doors are perfect for… your garage

Bifold doors are ideal for garages

Traditional garage doors can be cumbersome to operate at the best of times. Heavy, often liable to rust and for many people, difficult to use, their awkward design means that sometimes they can be more hassle than they’re worth. Bifold Network however, have the answer: a bifolding garage door. The bifold technology revolution The growth and development of bifold technology over the last decade has revolutionised the way that we think about the boundaries of space. The perfection of bifolding technology means that a five-metre wide, bifolding door can be easily folded … Continue reading

Spring Clean your Bifold Doors

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  In comparison to their timber counterparts, aluminium bifold doors need very little maintenance. They don’t require sanding, varnishing or painting and they have an incredibly long lifespan.   By performing regular checks on your bifold doors you can ensure that they will continuously function well. Bifolding doors in marine, industrial or highly polluted environments will need regular cleaning to prevent dirt building up, but in most cases once a year is plenty to check and clean your bifolds – and what better time to clean than spring!   Bifold frames One … Continue reading

Will Aluminium Overtake uPVC in the Fenestration Industry?

Aluminium windows and balconies on the facade of a residential block of flats or apartments

  For those of us old enough to remember, at one time aluminium was the leading material for use in the fenestration industry. During the 60s and 70s, nearly all new windows and doors installed were fabricated with aluminium, until uPVC frames burst onto the scene as a more insulating profile.   In recent years, however, aluminium profiles have advanced substantially and now beat uPVC in terms of strength, security and aesthetics, while developments in thermal break technology means that it rivals uPVC in terms of energy efficiency. This is especially the … Continue reading

10 Surprising Facts about Aluminium

Precious metal: aluminium ore in bag

  Programmes about home renovations and self-build projects feature aluminium glazing products, so many people are already well aware of their benefits. However, the idea of ‘metal’ doors and windows still scares many homeowners who might imagine draughty single glazing in rusty steel frames.   Often people are surprised to learn that double glazed windows and doors are available in aluminium, rivalling uPVC in terms of energy efficiency and beating it hands down in durability and attractiveness.   Aluminium is a fascinating material. Shatter your misconceptions and impress your customers with these … Continue reading

Colour Schemes for Your Home in 2014

Colour schemes 2014: Radiant Orchid by Pantone

At this time of the year, interior design companies begin offering their predictions for colour schemes for the coming year. In this article, we’ve summarised the most popular paint colour ideas for 2014 to help you with your home improvement and decorating ideas.   Colour schemes for 2014 There are several contrasting room colour schemes forecast for the next year. The trick is to stick to one colour theme and not mix and match too widely across the board. You could choose between earthy, mineral paint colours contrasted with natural tones, such … Continue reading

3 Reasons Why Bifolds Are Not Just for Summer

Bifolds offer amazing winter views

One of the most used selling points for bifold doors is that they are a fantastic summer feature for a house or commercial installation. Bifolds are ideal for linking the living room and garden for BBQs, creating an al fresco dining experience for a restaurant or converting hotel rooms into living space by opening them out onto balconies.   Whilst this is true, there is more to the bifold than just a way of bringing the summer inside. Keep reading to discover why bifolding doors make a great addition to any house … Continue reading

How to Maintain Bifold Doors in the UK

Bifold doors in a house

                          Bifold doors from the Bifold Network require minimal maintenance – dirty frames can look as good as new simply by wiping them down with a warm, wet cloth. But no bifold is completely maintenance free, and the British weather can throw a few problems their way that require some extra attention and care. Here are our top tips on how to maintain bifold doors and keep them looking, and working, great. Clear The Tracks Windy weather can shake a … Continue reading