5 popular aluminium bifold door colours of 2021

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Aluminium bifold doors are one of the most popular entrance door options across the UK. In recent years, their popularity has skyrocketed across the residential and commercial glazing sectors. In residential installations, they are often specified as replacement patio doors and part of new build home extensions. In the commercial sector, they are often used alongside sections of aluminium curtain walling in all sorts of commercial installations from offices to restaurants and retail buildings.

Fully customisable aluminium bifold doors

One of the main characteristics of aluminium bifold doors which appeals to consumers is their capacity for customisation. Aluminium bifold doors can be bespoke designed to meet almost any project specifications. You can choose their size, configuration, glazing, locking systems, and opening action. You can also choose from an almost endless variety of colours and finishes.

Whether you’re a glazing installer, property developer, architect, or homeowner, you may have wondered what is the most popular colour choice for aluminium bifold doors in 2021. At Techniglaze, we like to stay up to date with all the latest innovations in the glazing industry. Popular colours are no exception. We spoke to a selection of glazing industry insiders to discover the most popular aluminium bifold door colour trends this year.

Anthracite Grey bifolds

aluminium doors supplied for commercial project in Weston-super-Mare

Stylish and understated, Anthracite Grey is the most popular bifold door colour across the residential and commercial sectors. Suitable for both contemporary and traditional installations, Anthracite Grey is the perfect compromise between white and black.

White bifolds

white bifold doors slightly open to show folding functionality

White aluminium bifolds are bright and clean, creating a fresh and revitalized look to any installation. Their neutral colour is also a great choice to match any architectural style.

Black bifolds

Black aluminium bifolding doors

You’ve heard the saying, ‘black goes with anything.’ Well, this is also true when it comes to bifold doors. Stately and tasteful, black aluminium bifold doors are popular in all types of installations.

Metallic effect finishes

Metallic Silver

Popular in period installations where original Crittal style windows were once installed. Aluminium bifold doors can be finished in a realistic metallic effect coating which tastefully recreates the heritage aesthetic.

Cream bifolds


A popular choice in barn conversions and rurally located properties. Cream bifolds are bright and attractive but more subtle than vivid white. They are often chosen for conservation area properties and look great on traditional stone clad building.

At Techniglaze, we supply and install a range of Smart Systems bifold doors. Aluminium bifold doors from Smart Systems are high performing and aesthetically attractive and will enhance any glazing installation project.

If you’d like to find out more about Smart Systems bifold doors or any Techniglaze products or services call 01761 417 654 or contact us online.