Aluminium Bifold Doors Manchester

Unite your Manchester home with its garden with our aluminium bifold doors. The unique opening apertures will give you a versatile social space that you can enjoy throughout the year. This modern door design can suit any property type and is available in a selection of colours. Personalise your property and make the most of the outdoors.

At Quickslide, we manufacture and supply a superb range of aluminium bifold doors. With 16 years of experience under our belts, you can rely on us to provide you with market-leading products. Aluminium is known for its strength and can stand the test of time and secure your property. Find your local installer to start your next project.

Longevity

Aluminium has become increasingly popular for both homeowners and installers alike. It is one of the strongest profiles on the market and boasts both visual and practical benefits. The aluminium style is very sleek and modern, which will add a twist to traditional properties and enhance the look of modern Manchester homes.

Aluminium bifold doors are a great option if you are looking for optimal security. The robust frame will help to protect your Manchester home from both adverse weather conditions and intruders. There are also various thermal features, including gaskets and thermal breaks, that can improve your insulation.

Thermal Performance

You can benefit from a warmer Manchester home with our aluminium bifold doors. Double glazing is fitted as standard into our doors, with the option to upgrade to triple glazing. The glass panes help to retain your property’s natural heat and keep you at an appropriate temperature. You can feel warm in the winter and cool in the summer.

Polyamide thermal breaks are added to our aluminium bifold doors to improve the U-values and of your Manchester home. The aluminium bifold doors that we supply can achieve a U-value as low as 1.5W/m2K. With the addition of argon gas and triple glazing, the doors can obtain a U-value of 1.3W/m2K.

Bifold doors are a statement addition to any home and so choosing the right colour is important. Bifold doors are available in grey or white from stock. In recent times grey bifold doors have come to be the most popular, given the sleek and modern appeal it brings to any home and ability to seamlessly blend into any type of stonework or rendering. White bifold doors are more traditional and match well with most PVCu windows. You also have the option of requesting dual colour e.g. grey on the outside and white on the inside. Other colours are available upon request but may be subject to a minimum order quantity. Please get in touch to discuss. 

Hardware Colour Options

The hardware available on our aluminium bifolding doors has been designed with aesthetics and functionality in mind and the final door solution reflect this. Please note that our D handle is only available in black matching the hinges.

The standard glass unit used in our aluminium bifolding door is 28mm in depth and is comprised of 4mm toughened clear glass to the outside, a warm edge spacer bar and 4mm toughened clear Low E glass on the inside.

Warm edge spacer bars insulate the edges of a sealed glass unit and separate the panes of glass. Traditionally, spacer bars were made of aluminium, however the warm edge spacer bar used in our glass units is an extruded PVC material specifically designed to reduce transference of heat between the panes of glass keeping more heat inside the property. The spacer bar is available in 3 different colours; grey, black and white. 

Warm Edge Spacer Bars

Pilkington Optiphon is an acoustic laminated glass that offers excellent noise reduction without compromising on light transmittance or impact performance. Two 3mm pieces of glass are put together with a noise reducing interlayer typically 0.8mm thick. This glass offers the dual benefit of noise reduction and security.

Our Venetian integral blinds come in a variety of 10 different colours to complement your chosen frame finish. Integral blinds are available on our complete product range excluding bespoke shapes. Please note that the operational device will always be positioned on the right-hand side (viewed internally).

Option 1: Cordless Slider

Option 2: Cord Mechanism

High Security ATK Diamond Grade Cylinder

ATK is our standard cylinder fitted on the master door. The lock comes with the Master Locksmith Association’s highest rating – SS312 Sold Secure Diamond, TS007 3-star rating and British Kitemark accreditations. The ATK euro cylinder has 6 trap pins for advance pick resistance and 10 anti-drill pins that make your bifolding doors stunningly secure.

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PAS 24 Security Upgrade

Upgrade the security of your bifolding doors by taking advantage of our PAS 24:2016 security package. The PAS 24 upgrade includes:

  • Retained rollers, guides and hinges
  • Anti-lift blocks
  • An enhanced security handle
  • 10mm shoot-bolts
  • High security cylinders Intermediate door handles with high security cylinders.

The upgrade is generally mandatory on new-build projects.

PAS24
  • Colours
  • Features
  • Hardware
  • Glass
  • Integral Blinds
  • Security Upgrades

Colour Options

Bifold doors are a statement addition to any home and so choosing the right colour is important. Bifold doors are available in grey or white from stock. In recent times grey bifold doors have come to be the most popular, given the sleek and modern appeal it brings to any home and ability to seamlessly blend into any type of stonework or rendering. White bifold doors are more traditional and match well with most PVCu windows. You also have the option of requesting dual colour e.g. grey on the outside and white on the inside. Other colours are available upon request but may be subject to a minimum order quantity. Please get in touch to discuss. 

Smooth White
White (RAL 9010)
Grey
Grey (RAL 7016)
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Lever / Lever Handle

SAM_2235

Intermediate Shootbolt Handle

SAMSUNG CSC

Magnetic Catch

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D Handle

The hardware available on our aluminium bifolding doors has been designed with aesthetics and functionality in mind and the final door solution reflect this. Please note that our D handle is only available in black matching the hinges.

White

White

Black

Black

Chrome

Chrome

Satin Chrome

Satin Chrome

Anthracite

Anthracite

Glass Options

Glass Overview

The standard glass unit used in our aluminium bifolding door is 28mm in depth and is comprised of 4mm toughened clear glass to the outside, a warm edge spacer bar and 4mm toughened clear Low E glass on the inside.

Warm edge spacer bars insulate the edges of a sealed glass unit and separate the panes of glass. Traditionally, spacer bars were made of aluminium, however the warm edge spacer bar used in our glass units is an extruded PVC material specifically designed to reduce transference of heat between the panes of glass keeping more heat inside the property. The spacer bar is available in 3 different colours; grey, black and white. 

Warm Edge Spacer Bars

Pilkington Optiphon is an acoustic laminated glass that offers excellent noise reduction without compromising on light transmittance or impact performance. Two 3mm pieces of glass are put together with a noise reducing interlayer typically 0.8mm thick. This glass offers the dual benefit of noise reduction and security.

Obscure Glass Patterns

Pilkington’s obscure glass range provides obscuration and decoration. All patterns are classified according to their level of obscurity in relation to each other, with 1 being least obscure and 5 being most obscure.

Chantilly
Chantilly
(Level 2)
Charcoal Sticks
Charcoal Sticks
(Level 4)
Contora
Contora
(Level 4)
Digital
Digital
(Level 3)
Florielle
Florielle
(Level 4)
Flemish
Flemish
(Level 1)
Minster
Minster
(Level 2)
Sycamore
Sycamore
(Level 2)
Autumn
Autumn
(Level 3)
Taffeta
Taffeta
(Level 3)
Stippolyte
Stippolyte
(Level 4)
Arctic
Arctic
(Level 5)
Cotswold
Cotswold
(Level 5)
Everglade
Everglade
(Level 5)
Mayflower
Mayflower
(Level 4)
Oak
Oak
(Level )
Pelerine
Pelerine
(Level 4)
satin glass
Satin Glass
(Level 5)

Our Venetian integral blinds come in a variety of 10 different colours to complement your chosen frame finish. Integral blinds are available on our complete product range excluding bespoke shapes. An extended lead time applies on blinds in 24mm glass units used for our PVCu sliding sash windows and aluminium flush casement windows. Please note that the operational device will always be positioned on the right-hand side (viewed internally).

Option 1: Cordless Slider

Option 2: Cord Mechanism

High Security ATK Diamond Grade Cylinder

ATK is our standard cylinder fitted on the master door. The lock comes with the Master Locksmith Association’s highest rating – SS312 Sold Secure Diamond, TS007 3-star rating and British Kitemark accreditations. The ATK euro cylinder has 6 trap pins for advance pick resistance and 10 anti-drill pins that make your bifolding doors stunningly secure.

ATK Chrome1

PAS 24 Security Upgrade

Upgrade the security of your bifolding doors by taking advantage of our PAS 24:2016 security package. The PAS 24 upgrade includes:

  • Retained rollers, guides and hinges
  • Anti-lift blocks
  • An enhanced security handle
  • 10mm shoot-bolts
  • High security cylinders Intermediate door handles with high security cylinders.

The upgrade is generally mandatory on new-build projects.

PAS24

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Performance

Slim Sightlines

Due to the strength of aluminium, we can afford to manufacture our aluminium bifold doors with a narrower frame. This allows us to fit in a wider glass surface, providing you with stunning views of your Manchester garden. Even on the cloudiest days, you can still enjoy your surroundings. Throughout the year, the aluminium bifold doors will flood your property with natural light.

Weather-Resistance

Our aluminium bifold doors are made in the UK and can adapt to the Manchester weather. We may not have any idea how to tackle the weather, but our doors do. Your new doors are fitted with EPDM gaskets and weather brushes to aid the resistance against temperamental weather. These doors also don’t need a lot of maintenance.

Versatile Design

Aluminium bifold doors boast versatility and are suitable for both traditional and modern homes. The opening apertures can be folded to the left, right, inwards or outwards; the choice is yours. Whether you are looking for open social space or something more private, you can use the aluminium bifold doors to work with your Manchester home.

Manufacturing Guarantee

From start to finish, each part of our service is designed with you in mind. Each of our aluminium bifold doors comes with a 10-year manufacturing guarantee. During that timeframe, if anything were to go wrong, get in touch with your local installer, and they can help. You can trust us to supply you with aluminium bi-fold doors that will secure your Manchester home.

Technical Information

Key Measurements

Profile depth: 70mm
Typical sight line: 132mm

Constraints

Minimum panel width: 550mm
Maximum panel width: 1200mm
Minimum panel height: 1200mm / 1750mm if levered handle is required
Maximum panel height: 2500mm

Aluminium Bifold Door Prices Manchester

Enhance your Manchester home with our high-quality aluminium bifold doors. It could not be easier to get our products for your property. Start by finding your local Quickslide installer and contacting them directly. They can discuss everything from the dimensions to the design with you, and soon you will see your visions come to life.

We understand that this is an investment, and you may have questions about our aluminium bifold doors. Send us a message through our online contact form, and a member of our friendly team will get back to you as soon as possible. If you would prefer to speak with us directly, give us a call on 03332 412 240. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Guides

If your door is making a rattling noise it is likely to be an issue with the compression of the lock. Adjustments can be made using a correct sized Allen key to turn the cams to achieve the correct compression. If the ratting noise continues or if you are having trouble fixing the issue, please call your installer to ask for advice.

If the door is going to be installed between the brickwork and the aperture is square and level, you should deduct 10mm from the total brick-to-brick width and height. We have a very thorough bi-fold installation guide available to read on our website.

Our bi-folding doors will arrive unglazed. The glass units will be delivered at the same time as the doors but will need to be installed once the frame and doors are in. To prevent the glass in the panels from dropping, you should make sure you have toe and heeled the glass. A guide on how to toe and heel the glass can be found in the last section of our installation guide.

Yes, you can fit trickle vents to our bi-folding doors after manufacture if you have the correct tools. However, we don’t advise you to do this, as it may damage the panel and/or frame and would incur a cost to fix or replace.

Yes, our DV173 low threshold option has the facility to have aluminium ramps attached at no extra cost. With the addition of the ramps the threshold will comply with Part M of the Building Regulation (DV174). See our building regulation guide for more information.

Firstly, if your bi-folding doors are hard to slide, please check and make sure the frame is square and plum. All gaskets should measure 11mm between the frame and panel and the rebated locking side should measure 14mm between the frame and panel. If the doors are still hard to slide, please check that the door has been toe and heeled correctly. If you are unsure if the door has been toe and heeled correctly, we recommend you to get in touch with your installer and ask them to check this.

Bifolding door prices vary depending on each project and its dimension and design. Our bespoke and competitive pricing is completely unique and based on each individual project. We recommend you to use our online quoting engine to design your new doors and request a price.

Bifolding door installation can be complex and requires experience from installing a variety of other products. If you need more information about installing our products, we have a fantastic installation guide at your disposal. If you are a homeowner and require an installer, we can show you a list of local installers for you to choose from.

Bi-fold doors are suitable for any home as they offer the greatest choice of width and height flexibility; a two-panel version can even replace a French door. With bi-folding doors you’ll naturally increase the brightness of your living space and the added wow factor may even increase the value of your home. Generally, bi-fold doors are a great idea. The only time you may want to think twice before choosing bi-fold doors is for period homes, where traditional and classical products such as a French door may be a more suitable option. Having said that, traditional colour options allow you to add an element of tradition to the doors.

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