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nutterbutsquash Sun 09-Mar-14 22:07:00

We are looking to replace a back door with some bigger doors as part of a kitchen remodelling. Have been in a few places and love the look of the Origin Easifold bifold doors for following reasons:

- safe for little fingers
- secure
- low threshold
- normal 'back door' ie don't have to open all 3 leaves to get out.
- includes installation
- aluminium

However, it's looking like about £3.5k for the 2.4m opening which seems a lot! Wondering if anyone can recommend a cheaper alternative. I think the 8 foot opening we will have is pretty standard so wondering if there are off the shelf ones that people can recommend.

Many thanks

nutterbutsquash Mon 10-Mar-14 20:56:26

Anyone? smile

MummytoMog Mon 10-Mar-14 21:33:08

We have a set of 2.4m engineered softwood doors, they were £1400 and a few hundred to fit. Got them at vibrant doors, ten year guarantee, not as beautiful as aluminium but I love them and they do everything you want (apart from being aluminium of course). And are cheap.

MrsHerculePoirot Mon 10-Mar-14 21:36:07

We went with a company called kloeber who install them too. Ours were custom made to fit our opening, but I know they do ready made sizes too. They also had the safety for fingers and ability to open just the one door as a back door. Might be worth getting a quote to compare?

nutterbutsquash Mon 10-Mar-14 23:01:09

Ah that's great, thank you, will go and check out Vibrant and Kloeber now...

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