Aluminum Bi-Folding Doors: Durability Meets Style
Glass Inc

by Glass Inc

23 Jun, 2024

Aluminum Bi-Folding Doors: Durability Meets Style

At Glass Inc, we’re proud to offer top-quality aluminum bi-folding doors that combine durability, style, and functionality. Perfect for Atlanta’s diverse architectural landscape and variable climate, our aluminum bi-folding doors provide a sleek, modern aesthetic while offering exceptional performance and longevity.

Why Choose Aluminum Bi-Folding Doors?

Aluminum bi-folding doors have become increasingly popular in Atlanta for both residential and commercial applications. Here’s why:

  1. Strength and Durability: Aluminum is incredibly strong yet lightweight, allowing for larger glass panels and slimmer frames.
  2. Weather Resistance: Ideal for Atlanta’s humid climate, aluminum doesn’t rust, warp, or rot.
  3. Low Maintenance: Aluminum doors require minimal upkeep, saving you time and money.
  4. Versatility: Suitable for various architectural styles, from modern to traditional.
  5. Energy Efficiency: When combined with thermal break technology, aluminum doors offer excellent insulation.

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Aluminum vs. Other Materials: A Comparison

To help you understand why aluminum is an excellent choice for bi-folding doors, let’s compare it to other common materials:

FeatureAluminumuPVCWoodFiberglass
StrengthHighMediumMediumHigh
WeightLightMediumHeavyMedium
DurabilityExcellentGoodGood (with maintenance)Excellent
Weather ResistanceExcellentGoodFairExcellent
MaintenanceLowLowHighLow
Style OptionsNumerousLimitedNumerousLimited
CostMediumLowHighHigh
Thermal Efficiency*ExcellentGoodExcellentExcellent

*With thermal break technology for aluminum

The Glass Inc Advantage: Our Aluminum Bi-Folding Door Features

At Glass Inc, we’ve perfected the art of aluminum bi-folding doors. Our doors come with:

  1. Thermal Break Technology: Enhances energy efficiency and reduces condensation.
  2. High-Quality Hardware: Ensures smooth operation and longevity.
  3. Custom Finishes: Choose from a wide range of colors and textures.
  4. Advanced Weatherproofing: Multiple seals and gaskets for superior protection.
  5. Security Features: Multi-point locking systems for peace of mind.

Customization Options for Aluminum Bi-Folding Doors

We understand that every Atlanta property is unique. That’s why we offer extensive customization options:

  • Size and Configuration: Fit openings up to 24 feet wide with up to 8 panels.
  • Color and Finish: Choose from standard colors or custom finishes to match your decor.
  • Glass Options: Select from clear, tinted, frosted, or Low-E glass for privacy and energy efficiency.
  • Hardware Styles: Pick from various handle designs and finishes.
  • Threshold Options: Choose from standard, low, or flush thresholds based on your needs.

Installation Process: Ensuring Perfect Fit and Function

Proper installation is crucial for the performance of aluminum bi-folding doors. Our expert team follows a meticulous process:

  1. Precise Measurements: We take detailed measurements to ensure a perfect fit.
  2. Preparation: We prepare the opening, ensuring it’s level and square.
  3. Frame Installation: We carefully install the frame, ensuring it’s plumb and level.
  4. Panel Hanging: We hang each panel, adjusting for smooth operation.
  5. Weather Sealing: We apply high-quality weatherstripping and sealants.
  6. Final Adjustments: We make final adjustments to ensure perfect operation.
  7. Testing: We thoroughly test the door system for smooth function and proper sealing.

Maintaining Your Aluminum Bi-Folding Doors

While aluminum bi-folding doors are low maintenance, some care will ensure they last for years:

  1. Regular Cleaning: Wipe frames with a soft, damp cloth. Clean glass with appropriate cleaner.
  2. Lubrication: Apply lubricant to hinges, locks, and rollers annually.
  3. Track Cleaning: Keep the bottom track clean and free of debris.
  4. Weatherstrip Inspection: Check weatherstripping annually and replace if worn.
  5. Professional Service: Schedule periodic professional inspections for optimal performance.

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Energy Efficiency of Aluminum Bi-Folding Doors

Our aluminum bi-folding doors are designed with Atlanta’s climate in mind:

  • Thermal Break Technology: Prevents heat transfer between interior and exterior.
  • Double or Triple Glazing: Provides excellent insulation.
  • Low-E Glass Option: Reflects heat while allowing light through.
  • Tight Seals: Prevent air leakage and improve energy efficiency.

These features help maintain comfortable indoor temperatures and can lead to significant energy savings.

Applications of Aluminum Bi-Folding Doors in Atlanta

Our aluminum bi-folding doors are versatile and suit various applications:

  1. Residential:

    • Patio and deck access
    • Pool enclosures
    • Sunroom openings
    • Room dividers
  2. Commercial:

    • Storefront entrances
    • Restaurant patios
    • Office partitions
    • Hotel balconies

Why Choose Glass Inc for Your Aluminum Bi-Folding Doors in Atlanta

At Glass Inc, we’re committed to providing the best aluminum bi-folding door solutions:

  1. Expertise: Our team has extensive experience with aluminum bi-folding doors.
  2. Quality Products: We use only top-grade aluminum and components.
  3. Custom Solutions: We tailor our doors to your specific needs and preferences.
  4. Professional Installation: Our expert installers ensure perfect fit and function.
  5. Local Knowledge: We understand Atlanta’s climate and architectural trends.

Visit our showroom at 510 Glen Iris Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30308 to see and feel the quality of our aluminum bi-folding doors in person. Our team can demonstrate their smooth operation and discuss how they can enhance your space.

Transform your Atlanta property with stylish, durable aluminum bi-folding doors from Glass Inc. Contact us today for a consultation and take the first step towards creating a more open, versatile living or working space.

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