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What is best? A sliding door or a folding door?

The choice between a bifolding door or a sliding door depends upon your home and your requirements. As a general guide, if you have a large garden, countryside views or just desire the best possible visual clarity out of your doors, sliding doors are better because they don’t have as much visible aluminium.

Bifolding doors are ideal if you perhaps have a smaller space and want to connect the inside of your home to this space better. Contact us and we can discuss your requirements.
Sliding doors will give you bigger glass panels, better views, better light transmission and is the ideal product for creating the desirable ‘glass wall’, so popular with modern extensions.

The choice is yours at GoDoors, we have the door to suit you.

How many sliding door panels should my door have?

The bigger glass available with sliding doors enables bigger door panels than any bifolding or hinged doors. Where many bifolding doors have to be configured in many panels, sliding doors can be made up to 2.4metres wide and up to 3 metres high. This gives you the choice of having less panels in larger openings.

The choice is yours , you can design both sliding and bi folding doors to your own design using our on line GoDoor design tool.

How secure are bifolding or patio sliding doors?

One of the great things about aluminium doors is they are designed with security in mind. The strength of aluminium itself also plays a big part in the overall door security. All doors are tested to ensure they meet the latest British or European standards for door security.

Is a low threshold available with patio doors?

Both bi folding and sliding GoDoors can be designed using lower threshold options, design on line or discuss with our staff.

Can composite, sliding or bi folding GoDoors match other windows and doors?

All our GoDoors come in a full range of standard colours and all products are available in a full range of bespoke RAL colours to match existing windows or doors.

How thermally efficient are sliding patio doors?

All our GoDoors come in a full range of standard colours and all products are available in a full range of bespoke RAL colours to match existing windows or doors.aThe biggest component in any door is the glass. As standard, our doors come with toughened safety glass, with a soft-coat low-emissivity coating, warm edge spacer bars and argon gas fill. Thermal efficiency is a priority for us.

What colours are available on Aluminium doors?

Aluminium doors, enjoy the advantages of polyester powder coating, giving you the choice of over 150 different colours including a different colour inside and out.

Are GoDoors suitable for exposed locations?

All our doors are tested to the latest standards for air, water and wind and are suitable for any houses in exposed locations or subject to driving wind and rain.

Who are GoDoors?

GoDoors are part of the Tradeframe NW group who have been supplying windows and doors to the public and trade for over 20years, “We know how to supply the best products at the best price backed up by the best customer service in our industry”.

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