Category: Trade

Weather tightness of doors – what you should know

Weather performance – an introduction Unlike thermal performance, there is no minimum standard required under Building Regulations for weather performance and as a result the range of performance across various door systems and manufacturers varies greatly. When we talk about weather performance we are looking at the protection that doors offer from drafts (air permeability), rain (water tightness) and wind (wind load). Every set of door on the market should be tested, but with no minimum standards required it is the test figures themselves that offer the best indication of the quality and performance of the systems. How are doors and…

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The Benefits of Corner Sliding Doors

From giving your home more space, to improving its look, sliding doors can bring a whole host of benefits. Here at SUNFLEX, we’ve outlined all the ways they can enhance your home.    Sliding Doors can Create Floating Corners  Currently one of the most popular architectural trends in the industry, floating corners add an element of mystique to your space.  Floating corners utilise sliding doors, adding them to rooms to give the impression that the ceiling corner is floating effortlessly. Floating corners use steel structures, or posts, to support the ceiling opening up the room in a unique and innovative way. …

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The Benefits of Pocket Sliding Doors

Looking to spruce up the interior design of your home? If the answer is yes, then pocket sliding doors are worth your consideration. Coming in all shapes and sizes, pocket sliding doors can enhance every room of your home due to their functional yet creative design. Typically, pocket sliding doors are implemented with a sliding track on the ceiling – allowing the doors to seamlessly slide from side to side. They also come in a wide range of materials with wood, MDF and aluminium sliding doors all available.  The team at SUNFLEX have put together this helpful article which will outline…

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Sliding Doors: The Definitive Guide

If you’re looking for a new feature door or large expanses of glazing for your property, then sliding doors could be exactly what you need. Far from just a means of entry and exit, sliding doors bring a range of benefits to homes and homeowners. When it comes to such a significant addition to your property, though, you need to know all the facts before you buy, which is why SUNFLEX UK has created this detailed guide to sliding doors.   What are the benefits of sliding doors? Sliding doors are immensely popular around the world, and with good reason. They…

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Upgraded Stainless Steel for Sliding Door Handles

As a result of impressive performance in testing, even in the harshest of locations, we have made the decision to upgrade all of the stainless steel handles and hardware that we offer on our SVG sliding doors to 316 Marine Grade stainless steel. Widely used in the maritime industry 316 Marine Grade stainless steel provides significantly increased resistance to corrosion and durability (compared to 304 grade stainless steel, zinc and brass) even in the harshest of coastal locations. Speaking of reasons behind the move Will Mitchell, SUNFLEX UK Trade Account Manager, said: “We pride ourselves on manufacturing and supplying some of…

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Become an accredited distributor

If you are in the glazing trade join our distributor programme today and you’ll receive discounts on select showroom models, the choice of over 40 products for your inventory, and training and technical support directly from SUNFLEX UK.