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‘Best Glazed Doors’ | SF75eco bifolds win prestigious Build It award

SUNFLEX UK is thrilled to announce that our industry-leading SF75eco bifold door has won the ‘Best Glazed Door’ category at the prestigious annual Build It awards. The awards have been a staple of the self-build industry for more than a decade and have grown to feature 25 categories across a wide range of sectors – from insulation and plumbing products to sustainable technology and stoves. The award-recognition for the SF75eco follows on from the SF55 aluminium bifolds, which previously won the award in the same category, and comes at a time where the attention to energy efficiency and thermal performance has…

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Choosing sliding doors for your patio    

A contemporary finish to your extension or renovation, sliding patio doors have proven to be an excellent alternative to bifold doors. Suitable for both small and large openings, sliding patio doors are a contemporary twist, with minimal sightlines and large panes of glass which fully break the barriers between inside and out. By blending your interior and outdoor space, the advanced running gear mechanisms enable you to operate the doors with ease and can also offer space saving opportunities, with no space taken up inside or outside when the doors are opening. In this article, we explain why modern sliding patio…

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The benefits of aluminium bifold doors

Bifold doors remain a popular addition in the home, particularly for those who wish to create an open plan space, flood rooms with light, or invest in a space saving solution that blends in effortlessly with your existing surroundings. In this article, we explain why aluminium bifold doors are a good addition for your extension, home renovation or new build project, how they can add value to your home, and the best bifold doors which can meet your needs. Why choose SUNFLEX aluminium bifold doors? Aluminium bifold doors, also known as folding or concertina doors, effortlessly blend in with both older…

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Should you opt for a glass extension?

A glass extension is an excellent way to add extra space and offer that ‘wow’ factor to your home. Flooding properties with natural light, a bespoke glass extension can increase the overall value of your home and may be particularly beneficial for those in north-facing properties. Although glass extensions have been available for many years, some property owners have shied away from them due to concerns around draughts and heat loss. However, technological advances mean glass extensions are now exceptionally thermally efficient. Not only can you enjoy a glass extension during the summer months, when a welcome breeze can flow through…

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Why are bifold doors so popular?

Over the past 15 years bifold doors have soared in popularity thanks to the lifestyle trend for open-plan living spaces and creating a connection between home and garden. SUNFLEX has been designing and manufacturing folding door solutions in Germany for more than 35 years and as a result we are expertly placed to offer advice and ideas on what to look for in a bifold door system. Home design inspiration Modern building design has allowed for larger apertures to be constructed, meaning that bifold doors, which break down the barriers that ordinarily define your inside and outside spaces, became a stylish…

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