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Lift and Slide Patio Doors

With larger glazing naturally comes greater weight, which is why we offer lift and slide patio doors. Cleverly designed to handle large expanses of glass.

AluFold Direct lift and slide doors effortlessly glide with remarkably little effort and can be locked in the open position allowing you to let fresh air into your home without compromising security.

Not only are our doors easy to operate, they're also simple and quick to install. With industry-leading turnarounds and delivery available direct to site, our slimline alumnium doors are the ideal choice for any project.

Aluminium Lift and Slide Patio Doors Technical Specifications

Key features

  • Expertly engineered to provide effortless operation and premium aesthetics
  • No compromise on thermal efficiency, acoustic performance or water tightness
  • Available in a wide range of configurations on double or triple track frames
  • Sightlines as slim as 100mm allow maximum glazing space and increased natural daylight
  • Unique thermal break design – U-values as low as 1.7 W/m²K for a triple glazed unit
  • Smart lift and slide mechanism for smooth, easy opening
  • Custom powder-coated aluminium frames using RAL or British Standard Colour Chart colours
  • Industry-leading turnaround times
  • 10-year guarantee
Anthracite grey lift and slide patio doors

Why choose Aluminium Lift and Slide Doors?

Sliding doors are the perfect glazing solution for rooms with a view that also require easy access to the outdoors. Whereas bifolds and french doors have more sightlines, sliding patio doors create picture-perfect views with minimal interruption by offering the largest possible glass areas.

But why choose a lift and slide door vs a standard sliding door? Lift and slide doors offer all the benefits of standard sliding doors and more. The difference is all in the operation. Turning the handle enables the lifting and lowering of the panels on the track, allowing even easier movement and the ability to lock the door in an open position. Perfect for allowing fresh air into a space without compromising the security of your home.

With lift and slide doors, even weather performance and thermal efficiency are improved thanks to a better fitting seal. Stunning aesthetics and seamless operation, combined with all the performance benefits of aluminium make Lift and Slide Doors from AluFold Direct the ideal choice.

Reliable and durable

Aluminium is extremely durable, lightweight and strong, which makes it the perfect material for manufacturing sliding doors.

Unlike timber or uPVC, aluminium is a very stable material with minimal contraction and expansion depending on the temperature. This prevents our door frames from bending and twisting which would typically make them harder to slide open and closed over time.

Low maintenance

All our aluminium door frames and components are protected against the elements and will never require treating or repainting. Unlike steel frame doors, our aluminium frames are rust free and on top of that protected with a special coating, which protects them even in harsh conditions such as marine environments.

Energy saving

Recent technological advancements have made aluminium door frames just as energy efficient as their timber or uPVC counterparts whilst allowing for a slim and elegant design. A larger glass aperture is made possible with our sliding doors thanks to the slimline aluminium frames which let even more natural light into the space, potentially reducing energy bills.

The AluFold Standard

There’s nothing ‘standard’ about the AluFold Standard. All of our aluminium doors are supplied with high-performance Low-E soft-coat, toughened, double glazed units with a warm edge spacer bar.

Customisation Options for Lift and Slide Doors

Lift and Slide Door Performance

Delivery Information

Our state-of-the-art facilities not only allow us to help you in every stage of the process from design to installation, but also give us the opportunity to hold large amounts of stock. This guarantees fast delivery of our aluminium doors, so that you can impress your customers and get the job done quickly.

Here at AluFold Direct, our turnarounds are some of the fastest in the industry, meaning your sliding doors can be delivered to suit your project’s schedule, helping you stick to deadlines, saving time and money for everyone involved. Check our current lead times here.

We deliver nationwide, all across the UK from Inverness to the Channel Islands, direct to site in an unmarked van for an uninterrupted installation process. Alternatively, if you’re near to our Blackburn base, you can collect your aluminium windows or doors direct from our factory.

Aluminium Doors Guarantee

All AluFold Direct windows and doors, including our Aluminium Lift and Slide Doors, are covered with a limited 10-year guarantee.

Please visit our guarantee page to learn more.

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Lift & Slide Doors

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