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

Spring tulips against a blue sky

  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

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

Get Set for Summer with the Bifold Network

Bifold doors - Perfect for summer

Summer is the time when everyone wants to enjoy the outdoors and this includes relaxing in the garden. Homeowners look to install new, and upgrade existing, home improvement products such as conservatories and doors to make the most of the sun and the longer, brighter days.   Three common door options are French, patio and bifolds. Not every door is right for every job but here we weigh up some of the benefits and downsides of each option.   French doors French doors are mostly chosen for their looks – the classic … Continue reading

Combining Bi-folds with a Conservatory

A bifold door installed in a conservtaory or extension

Bifolding doors are often installed as a replacement for patio or French doors but they can be used for lots of different purposes. Now with the summer and conservatory season well under way why not offer your customers something extra impressive by combining the two?   Installing a bifold with a conservatory can be a complex process but if you follow all the right procedures the result is truly incredible.   Take all precautions when fitting as a badly installed bi-fold could lead to the top panes of the conservatory collapsing. Stop … Continue reading

3 Big Home Improvement Trends of 2013

A newly installed sliding folding door

Go Green There are lots of ways you can ‘go green’ when improving your property. A popular way is upgrading your windows and doors to make them more energy efficient. This reduces the amount of energy you use, reduces your carbon footprint and saves you money on your energy bills.   Aluminium sliding folding doors from Bi-fold Network are energy rated C to A so they are very energy efficient. Now you can have a replacement door that looks great and at the same time reduces the amount of energy you use, … Continue reading