What is the best colour for bifolds?

Colour for bifolds – what are the options?

Choosing a colour for your windows or doors can be an exciting, but also a stressful task. You are not only choosing a colour for few weeks, or months, you are choosing a colour for possibly decades. But no worries, we’ve got you!

With the colour palette being as vibrant as ever, there are numerous options. You can now choose a colour for bifolds from hundreds of options, you can even choose its shade, its hue, if it is glossy, or matte.

How to choose the right colour for bifolds?

To find and identify the most suitable colour for bifolds, we use RAL colour system.

The history of RAL colour system goes back to 1925, when RAL organisation was founded by Germans. RAL stands for Reichsausschuß für Lieferbedingungen und Gütesicherung, translated loosely as National Commission for Delivery Terms and Quality Assurance.

When they started, the general idea was to create a system of colours to help builders navigate through, and easily select the appropriate option. In the beginning, it used to be 40 colours only, but it expanded and nowadays it is around 2328 different colour and their shades.

Which colours are the most popular?

Our most popular colour for bifolds is definitely antrahcite grey at the moment, closely followed by traffic white. It will be interesting to see if these trends change, and how quickly will they change, as black colour is making its comeback nowadays.

Colour for bifolds
Grey versus White

Am I limited to those colour?

Absolutely not. You can choose literally any colour you want. But what you need to keep in mind is that the colour can look a bit different on your screen, and on your door. RAL is as accurate as possible, with hundreds of options available, but the final product may appear a different shade. If you look at the same colour on your computer screen, and on your mobile screen, you can sometimes see a bit of a difference.

What we recommend is, especially if you want a fancy new colour, to give us a shout and pop here for a quick chat, as we have the palettes available. That way you can easily imagine how your bifolds would look like.

Is there any difference in price and lead time with different colour?

Short anwer, yes. There is a difference. With white and grey being the most used and popular ones, we have materials here, ready to assemble your bifolds. Any other colour, we need to order aluminium sprayed by the said colour, so the lead time can go from 2 weeks up to 10 weeks.

There is also a difference in price, but it is not as steep as you may think. It all depends on the measurements and extras you’d like with your bifolds.

Another big game changer in price and lead time are internal blinds, which we can also install to your bifolds. If you’d like to have a look why internal blinds are an amazing combination with bifolds, you can look here. We have quite a few options for internal blinds colours available for you to choose from. If you have grey bifolds, you can easily go for the same-colour blinds and make it look even more elegant, or you can check out other colours and go for a bit of a unique look. Even though colour palette for blinds is not as vibrant as for bifolds, there are some incredible combinations you can create.

Which colour should I go for?

We understand it may be tricky to make such an important, lasting decision. Here are the best advantages of colours that will hopefully help you decide the ideal colour for bifolds.

Colour for bifoldsPROS
WhiteSpacious look
Accentuates cleanliness and neatness
Striking, but neutral at the same time
Versatile – goes with everything
GreyLow maintenance
Elegant, modern, sleek
Smart and sophisticated
Classy, soft look
BlackIllusion of high ceiling
Up to date, very fashionable
Goes with any other colour
Timeless
Other ColoursUnique, one of a kind look
Makes instant statement
Vibrant and trendy
Personalised touch to your home
Different colour options

Summary

We offer a wide range of colours for bifolds, but the final decision is always up to you.

If you have any questions, or would like to know more, you can connect with us on our social media, or drop us a quick call / message. Keep in mind you are always welcome in our showroom, if you’d prefer to see our bifolds directly where they are being made. We can help you to choose colour for bifolds in person, with our little colour wheels.

Start your quote now or contact us to find out more

Thank you for considering AL Bifolds for your project. Whether you’re a builder, homeowner or in the trade, it’s easy to get in touch. You can start your quote using our online door configurator or fill in our simple form and one of our expert team will get back to you.

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