There’s no doubt about it, installing French, bifolding or patio doors has the ability to instantly transform any home. Each of the three options allow for a lot of natural light to enter the rear of your house and also provides panoramic views of your home, be they closed or open.

Whilst none of the three choices available to you is necessarily a bad one, each design has different benefits and which style you decide to go for may sometimes depend on the amount of space actually available in your home. Whatever limitations you may have at K Glazing, we’re committed to giving all of our customers a bespoke service and product.

Sliding patio door in white uPVC

Perks of patio doors

Sliding patio doors have increasingly asserted themselves as an ever popular choice amongst the British homeowner. The main advantage is that they don’t tend to take up much space when open, sliding smoothly on a reliable track. If you want to benefit from a home that is never intruded by your back doors or have limited space, patio doors might be the best choice for you!


  • Smooth sliding action
  • Low threshold for easy access to your garden
  • uPVC, aluminium or wood-effect frames available
  • Single and double patio door sets on offer
  • Excellent multi-point locking systems
  • Choice of panel configurations, anything from 2 to 4

Features of French doors

French doors are often chosen to bring a sense of elegance to the back of any property. They help create a very classic look and feel to your home, all whilst operating smoothly. French doors are most commonly installed as a set of double doors that most people choose to open outwards although they can open in, if so desired.


  • Can be opened inwards or outwards
  • Extremely affordable option
  • Aluminium or uPVC frames
  • Classic style with modern features
  • Multi-point locking for added security
  • ’A’ rated French doors available

White uPVC bifold doors

Benefits of Bifolding doors

Bifolding doors from K Glazing are a modern and stylish alternative to many other traditional backdoor options. They are perfect for creating a seamless path between the outside and inside of your garden, providing the widest of openings. When they are closed, the large panes of glass provide panoramic views with minimal intrusion, and fold behind one another when opened.


  • Almost 90% clear space when opened
  • Steel-reinforced frame
  • Easy-access threshold
  • Various pane options (from 2 to 7)
  • Smooth sliding action when opened
  • 10 Year guarantee on K Glazing installations

Regardless of choice, all options deliver

No matter which style of backdoor you decide to opt for, all three choices provide various many features, perks and benefits that all result in an immediately enhanced home. Ultimately the best choice will always come down to personal preference, but K Glazing are always here to lend a helping hand.

At a glance, French doors act as a perfectly viable for option for home’s with a limited budget, bifolding doors for those who want to benefit from the latest technology whilst patio doors are able to incorporate the maximum size of glass panes possible.

K Glazing: The premier backdoor installers for Yorkshire

At K Glazing, we always aim to produce great work at a fair price for all of our customers, this extends to any of our available backdoor styles also. With over 35 years’ experience in the home improvement industry, we only supply products from quality manufacturers.

Contact us today to discuss any of our backdoor product range in more detail.