Aluminium Bifold Doors: Pros and Cons

aluminium bifold doors
(Image credit: Thames Valley Window Co.)

Aluminium bifold doors are now a hugely popular choice with all kinds of homeowner, from self builders and renovators to those extending — and, given the numerous advantages of this type of patio door, it is easy to see why.

From aesthetics to energy efficiency, aluminium bifold doors are a great option and within this article we discuss how they compare to bifolds made from other materials, such as timber and PVCu, along with aluminium bifold costs and the glazing options too.

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.