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Including Bi-folding, Sliding & Patio Doors

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From our base in West Yorkshire

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French or Patio Doors?

Which door to choose? This can be daunting, but don’t worry, we’re here to help. There used to be quite a distinction between French and Patio doors. However, the term patio doors has started to be used as a blanket term to describe all doors that are large and open directly onto the garden, disregarding how the doors open and close.

This means that here at Clearview Bifolding Doors we spend a lot of time explaining to our clients the difference between each of the doors, and how and when they should be used.

So, we thought we would just whip up a small guide on the basics, which people can use to help reach a decision.

French doors – are double doors that swing open on a hinge mechanism. For the most part these doors open outward onto the garden, but occasionally they can be found to open inward. Due to the design once the doors are open you have access to the entire aperture, which is currently limited to 1800mm (900mm for each door).

Sliding doors – due to the sliding mechanism much wider apertures can be created with sliding doors. Standard width is around 1600mm, but Clearview Bifolding Doors can make them up to 4200mm wide. Though only half of that space can usually be open at a time. Sliding doors are perfect where space is an issue, as they let in a huge amount of light. Also, as they slide horizontally they do not intrude on your home when they are open.

Folding, sliding patio doors – the popularity of traditional patio doors has significantly declined in recent years in favour of folding, sliding doors. This may be because they offer the benefits of French doors in that they open up the full width of the doorway, but with available widths of up to 4200mm.

If you would like to know more about any of the items mentioned above, or are wondering which is best suited to your home then just call us on 0800 1357167 and we’d be more than happy to help.

Neilds Primary School

A short while ago, a local school approached Clearview with some ambitious plans that they required help in pulling off. Neilds Primary School in Slaithwaite, Huddersfield wanted to enhance the outdoor area for the benefit of their students. The plan was to create an outdoor recreation area which would include the installation of a trim … Continued

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Holmfirth Duck Race

It’s nearly that time of year again! The annual Holmfirth Duck Race and Clearview were proud to be involved with helping to get everything set up. How did they help, you ask? Their team offered to host the annual duck numbering evening – a mammoth task involving the numbering of 7000 ducks ahead of the … Continued

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What’s the difference between PVCu and aluminium?

Both PVCu and aluminium are commonly used as materials for window and door frames but there are many differences between the two. If you’re in the market for new windows and doors but you’re not sure what to go for or which will be the most suitable material, read our guide to discover the key … Continued

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