Light Grey Ultra Slim Aluminium Bifold Doors with Trickle Vent, Loft Extension, Windsor

Location: Windsor

We recently installed Light Grey Ultra Slim Aluminium Bifold Doors with Trickle Vent into a loft extension at a Semi-detached Victorian Villa in Windsor.

Thames Valley Windows was recommended to the Windsor homeowners by a family member to whom we had recently supplied and installed uPVC Sash Windows.

The beautiful period property is located In the heart of the ‘Golden Triangle’, a short walk from Windsor town centre and the Long Walk.

Part of the Windsor homeowners’ brief was to replace the wooden French doors with sidelights with an energy-efficient slimline bifold door in a colour that matched the slate roof.

Our designer, Chris, contacted the homeowners and set up a meeting at our Bracknell showroom. They could see our range of bi-fold doors and discuss their specific needs and preferences there.

Our client chose a minimally framed double glazed three-panel Ecoline bi-folding door system with a traffic door finished in light grey (RAL 7035) with high-quality powder coating inside and outside.

To create an all year round comfortable and sustainable living environment in the loft extension, high-performance and toughened argon gas-filled glazed units are combined with a black spacer bar and a soft coat of Low E glass.

Solarlux, the award-winning German manufacturer, has produced aluminium bifold doors for over 35 years. Not only are they aesthetically pleasing, but they are also energy-efficient and high-performing. Their range of Bifolding doors surpasses UK building regulations for security and energy efficiency, making them a popular choice for UK homeowners, architects, and developers alike.

Thames Valley Windows is an authorised Quality Partner for Solarlux’s exceptional glazing products.

Our Solarlux aluminium doors and windows contribute to a greener environment and enhance your living space’s aesthetics. They are thermally insulated and also highly energy efficient, offering high performance while reducing energy bills

The Ecoline bi-folds are a cost-effective minimalistic door system with clean sightlines and a low u-value of 1.1 W/m²K.

Experience new openness and freedom with Solarlux ultra-slim Ecoline bi-folding doors. These doors can open up to 90% of your elevation, providing a sleek design and high-quality construction. They are perfect for large openings and long elevations of folding glass, allowing natural light and the outdoors to blend with your living space.

The Ecoline aluminium bi-folding doors can be customised into a variety of configurations. These include where the doors fold and slide to both sides, bi-parting arrangements, and corner opening arrangements; to seamlessly connect your indoor and outdoor living spaces.

These patio doors are lightweight and smooth to handle. They can be designed to open inward or outward with minimal maintenance. Furthermore, they are highly resistant to corrosion and warping.

Ecoline can be double and triple glazed and boasts a sightline of only 99mm, and with its slim mullions, the view remains virtually uninterrupted when the doors are closed.

Integral blinds can be added to Ecoline ultra-slim aluminium bi-fold doors in various RAL and standard colours.

Floor-to-ceiling doors with large glass panels in slim aluminium frames are more than just an architectural design statement. They are a practical solution for modern living areas or spaces where the inside and out are meant to be one.

Solarlux ultra-slim bifold doors are expertly crafted in Germany and boast a thermally broken aluminium profile and weather-tight gaskets that maintain the highest levels of draught-free insulation and noise reduction.

Every detail of these Ecoline bi-folding doors has been meticulously designed to maintain a sleek, modern, square-edge finish and offer the slimmest frame available.

The Windsor homeowners are thrilled with their light grey ultra-slim bifold doors. They now enjoy stunning views of Windsor and the surrounding countryside from the comfort of their homes.

The floor-to-ceiling glass wall illuminates the living space, enhancing its visual appeal and promoting psychological well-being. This allows the Windsor homeowners to read and relax.

When the bifold doors open, they merge the indoors and outdoors, creating a harmonious living space where nature and comfort coexist perfectly.

Solarlux ultra-slim bifold door systems have been designed to offer unrivalled versatility, with a range of glazing options and a wide variety of frame finishes to be tailored to suit any project type.

Solarlux ultra-slim bifold door systems are designed to meet your unique needs, providing the perfect solution for your project. The Ecoline Bifold Door system offers unmatched versatility, with a range of glazing options and a wide variety of frame finishes that can be tailored to suit any project.

Despite their slim sightlines, the Solarlux bifold doors offer robust security. The multi-point locking mechanism, cleverly concealed within the door’s frame, ensures your home’s safety. These doors meet the European security testing standard RC2, and the Ecoline  variants are also certified PAS 24 and Secured by Design (SBD). The SBD initiative, launched in the late 1980s, has been instrumental in significantly reducing burglary rates in new homes by an impressive 87%. This is a testament to the effectiveness of Solarlux Bifold doors and should give you peace of mind.

Designed to exceed building regulations, the Solarlux bifold doors offer unbeatable thermal performance, insulation, and a discrete reinforcement profile for a less bulky head detail and slimmer appearance.

They offer a 104mm glass-to-glass measurement and are available in panel sizes up to 1000mm x 3000mm high; due to the more extensive aluminium hinge system, these robust designs can take panel weights up to 90 kg.

The Windsor homeowners are delighted with their Light Grey Ultra Slim Aluminium Bifold Doors  and advised:

We needed very slimline bi-fold doors and in a colour which merged in with the slate roof making them as unobtrusive as possible. Previously we had a single door and two windows leading out on to the little balcony which never looked right. These new doors open up the whole wall of the loft room making it feel twice the size and light and airy. We did wonder if we were doing the right thing in using such modern doors in a Victorian house, but we needn’t have worried. Delighted with the whole project.

They also left us a super 5 – star review and feedback on Trustpilot.

Our range of bifold and sliding doors provide excellent insulation and security while enhancing views, making them perfect for commercial and residential properties. With various frame colours and finishes,from the popular anthracite grey to classic white we can customise a folding sliding door system design with a secure lock system that complements your property’s aesthetic.

For more information or to request a quote contact our team today!

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You may also be interested in reading the following blogs: ‘What Makes Solarlux Bi-Fold Doors Different?‘ and ‘What are Bi-Fold Doors?


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