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Description of folding patio doors

Folding patio doors are also called bifold patio doors. They are made up of multiple frames fitted with glass frames that the user can fold to one side to open up space fully. Fold doors add a classy look and feel to any space. They are also called accordion doors of glass because they work in a similar way to an accordion. Buyers can choose to have their folding patio doors opening towards the inside or the outside. They work similarly to modern bifold closet doors that are a common fixture in many houses today.

Installing bifold doors

To successfully install a bifold patio door, the buyer needs to connect two or more panels using hinges and screws. The panels are usually made of glass and are hinged together from end to end. A metal frame is used to hold the glass panels in place. Some bifold patio doors come with all the items that the buyer needs to assemble the doors themselves. These ready-to-assemble folding patio doors do not require a professional to set up. However, buyers should get professional help when installing bifold doors to avoid injury or damage during and after installation.

How do folding patio doors work?

Connecting the bifold patio door panels end to end allows them to easily be stacked together when opened and to rest off on one side. To close the glass bifold doors, the user will unravel the stack and create a flat, complete door. Glass folding doors are a favorite for most buyers because they add a classy look and feel to the space. The folding interior doors that are made of glass allow the space to look like one continuous room when the doors are open. They also create a delicate boundary between two rooms when the doors are closed. This is because the glass folding doors allow the occupants of one room to easily see what is happening in another room.