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

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

Bifolds and Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficient Bifold Doors

There are many factors that influence consumers when buying home improvement products such as bifolds. Cost is high on the list, but this is becoming less important to today’s homeowner as they look to investment pieces to add value to their home. Instead factors such as energy efficiency and the environment are playing a bigger role in the decision making. It’s these types of factors you need to consider when selling into the domestic market. Increasing thermal performance – using the right materials When it comes to bifolds there’s much debate over … Continue reading

PVCu vs Timber vs Aluminium

uPVC double glazing profiles cross section

The debate of which material is best is seemingly never ending; staunch defenders of each one listing endless reasons why their material is superior and opposers countering the arguments with their own long list.   You may have heard PVCu is tacky, timber rots and aluminium rusts, but these are just common misconceptions. So which material really is best?   The answer is all of them; it just depends on the job at hand. Here we weigh up some of the pros and cons of PVCu, timber and aluminium.   PVCu A … Continue reading