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Frameless Bifolding Windows advantages in your home.

Our frameless slide and fold doors, whether single glazed or double glazed provide many benefits in your home.  However, the same clever engineering can also be used to create Frameless Bifolding Windows, also known as slide and fold windows.

Slide and fold aluminium windows.

Frameless bifolding windows in new build home. Our slide and fold aluminium windows provide several benefits over conventional casement windows fitted with friction hinges. The different nature of how slide and fold windows open compared to conventional open out casement windows means there are a number of considerations in the home.

You get the benefits of a large picture window while still having the ability to provide far more ventilation than a traditional casement or tilt and turn window. Better still, in the warmer months, you can fully open up the window opening, just like a door. There’s no other type of window that can provide this flexibility.

Features of frameless bifolding windows.

  • More flexible than a sliding window with a fixed panel and a sliding sash.
  • Slide and fold windows can provide up to a 90% opening.
  • No fixed mullions or transoms.
  • Ideal as window replacements for old conservatories with timber or PVCu windows.
  • Ideal in bars or restaurants, and they made convenient serving hatches too.

Where can you fit slide and fold windows?

Slide and fold windows are suitable for any room in the house. The significant different between a slide and fold window and a casement window is the lack of mullions and transoms. This means you won’t be able to replicate the design of your existing windows.  However, these windows are designed to open fully and aren’t intended to match the opening action of standard windows.  Therefore they’re ideal for the back of the house, for a new extension as well as a new porch.

Looking for an inwards opening window? Slide and fold windows can open in.

Frameless Double Glazed Doors & Windows RadlettWith many other aluminium windows, the facility to open inwards is usually reserved for commercial windows in industrial buildings. The only option for residential property is a tilt and turn window.  With a frameless slide and fold window, you get the facility for the panels to open inwards if this is your preference. This makes slide and fold windows ideal as kitchen windows over a sink.  If you struggle to reach the handle a casement window over a kitchen sink, our windows are easier to use.

The open in design of our windows also makes them ideal if your windows lead out onto a path or other area where an open out casement may cause a hazard to take up space.

Slide and fold windows provide full ventilation.

The design of our system provides your home with a window that can full open where needed. Not only does this provide better ventilation but also makes the window flexible and convenient. You can use our windows to create an al-fresco feel in the home in the summer months. If your property is the type that can’t have patio doors for example, our windows offer a great way to open up the home.

Security of slide and fold windows.

Our windows come with the same security features of our doors meaning they stay sealed and secure in the closed position.  There is a choice of lockable handles in different colours to choose from as well.  Our windows utilise the secure locking points that engage in the strong perimeter aluminium frame as well as the aluminium rails found in each window panel.

As with our slide and fold doors you get all the benefits of huge colour choice with over 150 RAL colours available.  The glass units provided in our double glazed system are thermally efficient working with the energy efficient frames to lower your heating bills.

Contact us today to find out more about frameless bifolding windows and how they can work in your home.

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What our customers say

The glazing is stunning

The whole experience with FGC has been really positive from the visit to the factory to the final installation. The glazing is stunning.  Highly recommended.

Julie
Julie in Surrey

Small maintenance issue

We had a small issue with the opening door, we contacted FGC and they arranged for a team to come. They sorted the issue very quickly then cleaned the runners and door seals, fully tested the operation of the doors and carried an additional mod on the door handle. All done and dusted with an

Keith Delderfield
Keith and Di

A big thank you

Hi Sara Just to day a big thank you for relating the doors the guys did a great job I had to leave them to it as I was in London Regards Melissa

Mellissa

Courtesy and Efficiency

Somewhat belatedly may I thank your team for your no quibble, courtesy and efficiency in fixing the problem with my door. All down here are most impressed! Thank you for your input into all this. MBH, Essex

MBH, Essex

Scrimgeour

As to how we were from initial contact (were we polite)? Yes a bit abrupt especially the on site visit. Arranging installation (were we on time and on schedule) Excellent. Were we clean and tidy? Good but the windows were left uncleaned so difficult to check for scratches. VG at organising a company to deal

Frameless Glass Doors

This is a professional operation with excellent after sales care. Very refreshing

Richard Martin
Richard

Mr BG

Basically the installation itself was done pretty quickly and efficiently – three guys turned up early in the morning and were done by lunchtime. Polite, tidy. 20150112

Mr H @ Baldock

The service I received from FGD was professional and prompt from the initial on site survey through to installation and completion. Added to this the finished product has exceeded my expectations. It has enhanced my home with style and individuality, and enabled me to make use of the space in a way that is ‘unique’.

Replacement doors

I had been looking for some time to replace my patio doors in our lounge as they had very wide plastic frames and wanted something that wouldn’t restrict the view up the garden I asked to see if it was possible to view some already installed close by. Luckily there was, we went and viewed

Paula Sanders
Paula

Delighted

The frameless doors we had fitted are exactly what we had hoped for, they look amazing and bring the outside in and inside out !The service from the company was exceptional at all times.

Lorraine Hucker
Lorraine

Professional, diligent and friendly with it

Dealing with FGC has been a straightforward and hassle free experience from start to finish. I had several queries long before placing an order and FGC were always prompt and helpful with the responses. Then at site survey time they attended on time, with courtesy calls leading up to the appointment to keep me advised,

Matt Chenery
Matt C

Pleased with the product and installation quality.

I found Frameless glass Curtains very easy and trustworthy to deal with. All personnel I had contact with were polite and professional. I am very pleased with the product and installation quality.

Mr M Donovan
Mr M Donovan

Published on February 20, 2017

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