If you’re in the market for the very best in bifolding doors, Basfords are your award winning, bifolding door experts.
Schuco has been providing their range of sophisticated window and door systems to some of the worlds finest and best known buildings for over 50 years. Alongside their impressive range of windows and doors, Schuco also offer fireproof, bomb blast and maximum security windows for defence systems and many others.
It is this know-how in creating exclusive or specially tailored windows and doors that has gone into creating the Schuco folding door system – one of the best there is.
Schuco doors offer engineering found on few other products. It’s regarded by many as the ultimate bifolding door yet remains competitive in price.
Schuco offers the ultimate bifolding door.
It is Schuco doors you’ll often see in the home renovation programmes featured on television and in the media. Where many other aluminium systems are designed as a standard product, Schuco doors have flexibility in how they’re designed and how they can be made. This means they can accommodate virtually any requirement on size, shape and operation.
It’s the bifolding door for the discerning customer offering high end engineering, quality and exclusivity. It also offers specifications not found on other bifolding doors.
Schuco bifolding doors. Wider, Larger, Taller.
One of the first things you’ll discover about the Schuco bifolding door is that it’s slimmer than many other doors on the market. Where the doors meet in the closed position Schuco doors are a remarkable 120mm depending on the door style. The door profile itself is only 60mm.
Schuco door can be made up to 3 metres in height and each panel up to 1200mm in width. This enables the creation of panoramic folding ‘walls’.
When the doors are fully opened and depending on the configuration Schuco doors provide a 95% clear opening. No other door provides this level of clear opening.
So if you’re looking to create a larger and taller bifolding door, Schuco can be made at the tallest sizes, with the largest glass panels and maximum glass area.
Other advantages of Schuco Doors.
With such impressive German engineering and quality, a Schuco bifolding door possesses other features as well.
The door gaskets needed for sealing against air, wind and water are specially designed to move away from the door. Not only does this eliminate the ‘black border’ effect of many bifolds but it makes operation smoother. Gaskets to not grip onto the frame upon opening.
You can order your Schuco door in a choice of folding options, either opening in or our, sliding to the left or right or a combination of the two. With a Schuco bifolding door you can also choose to have an opening sash built into the door meaning you can ventilate your room as you would with a window.
The hardware found on the Schuco door is totally unique to the product. Where many other types of bifolds use industry standard hardware, Schuco is instantly recognisable by its high quality handles and fittings that are unique in appearance.
Many bifolding doors use strong magnets to hold the folding leaves together. Schuco doors offer an adjustable catch to control how tightly the end door is held when fully folded back.
The low threshold is another feature you won’t find on other bifolds. Many other folding door systems offer a low threshold options but these have no weather rating. Schuco offers a choice of threshold options all of which are weather rated like the full rebated version.
Schuco doors offer some of the lowest U Values on the market with figures as low as 1.3Wm2K possible.
As you would expect from such an impressive folding door you also get wide colour choice. Schuco doors can be specified in virtually any kind of finish. You can choose from the standard RAL colour or the latest Architectural Syntha Pulvin finishes. For the ultimate in contemporary doors choose from a range of metallic finishes and even silver or bronze anodised. The choice is endless.
Basfords are your local Schuco door supplier and installer.
In offering the Schuco door alongside our other premium quality bifolding doors, you get arguably the finest aluminium bifold. If you’re looking for a bifold that is exclusive, highly regarded by professionals and can give your home something special, contact us.