SEE WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT Unit 18 Holme Mills, West Slaithwaite Rd, Huddersfield HD7 6LS

Home of the widest range of aluminium door and window products

See what makes us different

Our approach is unique, read more

Create more space

With a vast choice in bifolding & sliding doors

Brighten up your living space

Choose from Bi-folding, Sliding & Patio Doors

Visit our extensive showroom in Yorkshire

Something for every taste and budget

All products are manufactured & fitted by our own expert team

See the products up close at our Showroom

Open Daily and Saturday Mornings

Design your entrance door with our new configurator

Start designing here

News

When to Use Sliding Doors

Clear View Bi-Folding doors supply a complete range of aluminium framed windows and doors. This means that we supply a wide range of products, from windows to roof lanterns. We also supply sliding doors, but when should you go with sliding doors, over their bi-folding cousins?

As a quick run-down, sliding doors have been described as ‘a sliding glass wall’. Rather than folding up like a bi-fold door, the two or three panels slide behind one another. Due to this opening mechanism you can have huge panes of glass, which offer a more uninterrupted view when the doors are closed.

In the past Clear View have built sliding doors with widths in excess of 18 feet. But, even though some of these panes of glass can weigh more than 180kg, thanks to the smooth, silent glide mechanism they can often be pushed open with one finger.

So why chose sliding doors?

The main advantage of sliding and bi-folding doors is their ability to lower the barrier between the outdoors and in. Due to their opening mechanism, bi-folding doors can open up to 90% of the aperture. But to do so they need to have a lot of ‘folds’ and at each of these folds the glass is interrupted.

In contrast, though you won’t be able to open the door as wide as you can with bi-folding doors, you can enjoy a much greater uninterrupted view when they are closed.

And this is the crux of the issue. depending the geography and layout of your home you may plan on having your doors open a lot of the time, in which case bi-folding doors will be better suited to your needs. But, if you are likely to have them closed more often than not, then sliding doors are much better solution for your needs.

If you are still unsure about which door would better serve your needs give out in-house design team a call on 08001357167 and we’d be more than happy to talk with you.

Why it’s important to choose the right glass

Sliding Doors and Roof lanterns can transform a dark and featureless room into a bright open space, adding bags of character to almost any home regardless of whether it is a traditional or modern style. They are also a popular choice for single storey extensions. However, the choice of glass plays a key factor in … Continued

Read More
5 Advantages of Aluminium Sliding Doors

Aluminium Sliding Doors can transform a home, but which advantages would benefit you? – In our latest blog, we feature the 5 main features our customers look for when buying sliding doors.   Additional Space Clearview Sliding doors operate without a hinge and simply slide backwards and forwards along a single, double or triple track. Therefore, … Continued

Read More
Let in the light this Spring!

Let in more sunlight with an Aluminium Roof Lantern or Skylight from our range of roof systems An Aluminium Roof Lantern or skylight could well be the perfect solution for your home extension or home improvement project which aims to create a room with the maximum natural light. Beautiful from both the inside and out, … Continued

Read More

Come visit our showroom

Over 20 doors on display

Watch your doors being manufactured

18, Holme Mills, W Slaithwaite Rd, Slaithwaite, Huddersfield HD7 6LS

Social Hub


Opening Times

  • Monday 8am - 5pm
  • Tuesday 8am - 5pm
  • Wednesday 8am - 5pm
  • Thursday 8am - 5pm
  • Friday 8am - 5pm
  • Saturday - 9am - 12pm
  • Sunday - Closed