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Bifold & Sliding Door Hardware
Hardware For Bifold Folding Doors, From Hinges To Track Systems
Incorporating a bifold door system into your space – be it residential or commercial – means assessing both traffic flow and spatial requirements, in order to get the most out of your design. At Keeler Hardware , we have lots of bifold door products and folding door options to choose from, allowing you to fully tailor your entry point to suit your specific needs. However, when installing tracks for bifold doors, you also need to carefully think about the kind of operating system that best caters to the environment it’s intended for. This includes incorporating whether you’ll utilise a top-hung or bottom-rolling kit, and the kinds of hinges and tracks you’ll need as a result.
Comparing top-hung and bottom-rolling internal bifold door kits
When you’re hunting around for door hardware to install your chosen design, part of the decision will come down to researching what kind of operation you need your doors to follow. Both come with their own pros and cons, and whether you’re a professional or DIYer, you’ll need to consider aspects such as:
Top Hung Bifold System:
Pros: You can conceal the hardware for these designs more easily than other types, with the frame head covering a lot of the hinges and locks. Dirt is also less likely to become lodged on the sliding door track.
Cons: They do require a strong beam above the opening of your entry point so that your door track system can bear the weight of the whole design.
Bottom Running Bifold System:
Pros: These sliding doors don’t pull as much weight downwards from the top of the frame, and are easier to install than other alternatives.
Cons: The operation of the design and the motion it uses can be affected by dirt or debris that gets stuck in the bottom sliding door track or hinges.
Have You Thought About Using Bifold Doors?
Bifold doors are becoming increasingly popular in homes as they provide a stylish and space-saving solution. Bifold doors are a great option for laundry rooms, bathrooms , and closets. Taking up less space than traditional doors, bifold doors and hardware is easy to install. You can save space in your laundry room by installing bifold laundry doors, which fold in half so they can be opened and closed easily. Having bi fold wardrobe doors can be incredibly helpful if you have a small bathroom. They work similarly to bifold bathroom doors, but are intended for use in bedrooms or other living spaces.
Adding bifold doors to your home can add some extra space, and to make the most of them, you need to match them with the right door hardware.
It is important to choose a sliding door track that complements your door's style in order to ensure that your doors open and close smoothly. Bifold door tracks can be found in a variety of materials, so it is important to pick one that complements your door's style.
Choosing the right handles for your bifold doors can be tricky, since they are often opened and closed repeatedly. There are several styles to choose from, so be sure to select the ones that suit your doors. Your bifold doors need to be secured, so choosing the right lock is crucial for ensuring security. Bifold doors are a great way to add space to your home, but you must take the time to select the right door hardware that complements them. By making sure that your bifold doors open and close smoothly and are secured properly, you can enjoy all of their benefits for years to come.