Origin Bifolding Doors

The range of Origin bifolding doors comes from Origin Frames Ltd, one of the UK’s most prominent manufacturers.  Designed and manufactured at Origin’s impressive Buckinghamshire factory, every door is bespoke. Also available with Origin folding sliding doors is many different opening configurations and options. As well as bifolding doors, Origin provides three sliding door models, a range of aluminium windows, residential doors and front doors.

Information about Origin Bifolding Doors.

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Origin started fabricating their bespoke range of sliding folding doors, specialising on a made-to-order product, consistent quality as well as high quality components.  Only Origin makes their products meaning the entire process is controlled and perfectly executed.  A nationwide network of professional, trained and capable installers fit the product for end-user customers.  Today, Origin bifolding doors are one of the best known brands and lead the market in lead times, personalisation options and product guarantee.

Other unique features of the Origin bifolding door include a running mechanism that is unique to the Origin door.  It enables total ease with which door moves and operates.  Industry professionals acknowledge Origin doors as having some of the best hardware, locking systems and components amongst premium brands of sliding folding doors. As well as this, the enclosed track system makes the product safe to use.

The current range of Origin doors comprises two different models, the OB-72 and the OB-49.  Every product comes with a 20-year guarantee, and it’s own unique serial number.

Origin OB-72 bifolding doors.

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The original Origin door, now called OB-72, features the familiar 75mm outer frame.  As a result, this door is ideal for replacing old patio doors or for newly built openings. It offers class-leading levels of security, airtightness, weather performance and wind-loading capabilities. With excellent U-Values when provided with a high-specification glass unit and in combination with its thermally insulated framing, the OB-72 bifolding door also meets current Building Regulations for thermal performance.

The OB-72 bifolding door offers meeting stile sightlines of 154mm. They have a chamfered appearance to the glazing bead for a more traditional look.  As well as this, you get all the many profiles and accessory options and an open corner arrangement at 90 degrees or 135 degrees.  Also available with this product is a full range of powder-coated finishes, dual colour options and woodgrain aluminium in light oak or golden oak finishes. The 20-year Origin guarantee is also available when supplied and fitted by an Origin Partner.  For matching doors in the home, this model offers single doors, double doors and matching front doors. The hardware options include Yale traditional handles, or premium Hafi handles in coloured finishes and satin stainless steel.  Door sizes come up to 3 metres in height with sashes up to 1200mm wide.  As a result, these sizes make Origin OB-72 doors comparable with brands such as Schuco ASS70, Reynaers, Sunflex and other good brands.

The OB-72 remains the classic Origin bifold, regarding as one of the best brands of bifolding doors for the home.

Origin OB-49 slimline folding doors.

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The Origin OB-49 bifolding door is a slimline product, offering an impressive 110mm sightline at the door mullions.  Therefore, this door ranks as one of the slimmest bifolding doors available in the UK.  The design of the Origin OB-49 is modern, having a square aesthetic throughout, matched with low sightlines at the frame and threshold.

This thin bifolding door also comes in all the opening options, such as open in or out doors, folding to the left or the right.  Up to twelve panels on one door set are available. As well as folding doors, matching single doors and double doors allow consistent sightlines across both hinged and folding doors to a home.   With slimmer door profiles and more glass, thermal performance is also excellent, again meeting the requirements of current Building Regulations.

The OB-49 sliding folding door comes with the same hardware as the OB-72 but only having the premium Hafi handles as standard.  There is no open corner option available with this door.  You get the same high security; colour matched gaskets and powder-coated finishes.  Door sizes of up to 2500mm high make this suitable for most door apertures with panel sizes of up to 1200mm high.

One of the best features of this door is its suitability for customising to a steel-look or steel-replacement bifolding door. The aesthetics of the OB-49 make it much more suitable than other brands with thicker sightlines and a more traditional appearance.  OB-72 and OB-49 bifolding doors fully compared, helps you understand the differences even better.

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There is a considerable choice of bifolding doors on the marketplace today.  Origin bi-fold doors are regarded as one of the best. You can also find out about factors affecting how much Origin bifolding doors cost. 

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