Seven Bifold Door Kitchen & Extension Ideas

Considering fitting bifold doors in your home? Asking yourself if bifold doors are a good idea? If you haven’t already, read our buying guide: bifold doors opening config & security, which has all the information you need to consider before making your purchase. If you’re still trying to imagine these highly functional doors in your home and wondering ‘are bifold doors still fashionable?’ – this blog will give you bifold door kitchen and extension ideas to help give you the vision for your future home decor.

Benefits Of Bifold Doors For Your Kitchen And Extension:

  • They create a link between two rooms or indoors and outdoors
  • They can be opened to make a space even larger
  • They bring more light into your home
  • They can help you save money on energy bills
  • They’re thermally efficient, keeping your home warm/cool

1. Update Your Conservatory

Conservatories are a popular extension choice when it comes to creating more light in your home. The next step is to bring your garden in even further with bifold doors. Going with aluminium bifold doors will instantly contemporise your conservatory and add a graphic dimension to the room.

2. Brighten a Dark Kitchen

Not only will bifold doors maximise space, they’ll also allow a new level of natural light in, illuminating dark kitchens. A long garden-facing kitchen will look stunning with bifold doors and choosing hardwood doors painted white or ivory will brighten the space even further while adding a delicate, weightless look.

3. Extend An Extension Further

Even installed in a Victorian property, bifold doors will suit and add value to your home. Combining it with the traditional windows you already have on your extension will respect the historic design, while adding a modern twist with a new level of functionality.

4. Adapt An Awkward Space

If you have an unusually shaped room, you might want to consider a different approach. A combination of bifold and sliding doors is a fantastic option if you’re looking to enhance your home’s value.

5. Transform A Terrace Or Balcony

If your kitchen or extension faces a small walled balcony or terrace, bifold doors will maximise the space and add natural light in. Once those doors are fully open, the minimal outdoor space won’t seem nearly as small. Why not add interest with mirrored glass which will also add privacy inside your home.

6. Go For Colour

Bifold doors can come in a variety of colours and you can choose ones that coordinate well with the property’s exterior decor. You can even purchase ones that have different colours on either side, which is great for matching each room or the interior or exterior decor of the house. If you choose wooden bifold doors, you can choose to paint them in whichever colour you wish.

7. Free Up Restricted Space

Bright white bifold doors will instantly brighten up your access to your outdoor space. Floor to ceiling bifolds create a stunning frame to the outdoor space and also fully opens up a room, which is great for hosting in the garden. 

Now you’ve been inspired with the kitchen and extension bifold door ideas in this blog, explore the kitchen bifold doors we have to offer. And check out our blog on how to fit/install your new bifold doors, if you’re considering installing them yourself. 

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