If you want to fit a bifold door in your home, it’s useful to be aware of how long this will take. Then you can plan you bifold door project for the most convenient time.
Estimating how long a bifold door project will take can be tricky as it depends on the door size, materials and professional fitting it. But to give you a general idea, we’ve put together a rough bifold door project timeline.
How long will a bifold door project take?
Research: 1 week
It’s vital to invest time in researching your bifold door project. You need to think about the design, size of your door and its frame material. You’ll also need to put time into choosing the best professional for your project.
Find multiple bifold door fitters in your area and ask them all for quotes. Check to see whether they have any online customer reviews and compare the prices they give you. All of this will help you to find a pro who’s skilled, reliable and charges a reasonable price.
Measuring and manufacturing: 4-8 weeks
Once you’ve found the right bifold door fitter, they’ll need to know the exact size of the area you want your doors to cover. Once they know this, your bifold door can be made for you. How long it will take for your bifold door to be made can vary a lot, but it will probably take between 4 and 8 weeks for your doors to arrive.
Fitting your bifold door: 1 day or less
Once your bifold door has been made they’ll be ready to fit. This shouldn’t take longer than a day, even if your installer has to remove old doors or windows first. Bear in mind that you might have to wait for your fitter to be available, which could delay your project.
Total time: 5-9 weeks
You should now have a rough idea of how long your bifold door project will take. To get started on your project, fill in our online form below. We’ll put you in touch with up to 4 bifold door fitters in your area.