What blinds can I use on my sliding doors? Posted on 22 Jun 16:27 , 0 comments

With summer finally here and sunshine heating up our homes, it certainly turns our attentions to additional shade and how to keep things cool. This is particularly something that you may be looking to improve on spaces in your home with big glass expanses like sliding doors, or bifold doors, leading to a patio, garden or balcony where the heat can quite quickly get a little too much. It can be hard to know which blind solution would be best for you, especially as you don’t want to take away from the beautiful design feature of your big windows or doors, or conservatory spaces.

Honeycomb Blinds

vertical honeycomb blind

Our honeycomb blind range could be an excellent solution for you if considering what blinds to use on your sliding doors. In particular our Vertical Honeycomb blinds are specifically designed for extra-large windows, sliding or bi-folding doors. Operating with discreet handles the vertical cellular blinds function with a horizontal motion and discreetly stack to the side of your doors, so you can make full use of light and views when desired. They are simple to use and offer a contemporary resolution for blocking out sunlight and also provide privacy when required. Our vertical honeycomb blinds are available to you in Room Darkening, light filtering and Sheer. They are also available to you in a assortment of colours & cell sizes.

smart fit honeycomb blinds

Depending on your doors, you could also consider our smart fit honeycomb blinds. A brilliantly versatile option, this smart fit model operates by lowering the blind from the top to let in the natural light, while maintaining privacy, raising the bottom like a traditional blind or both depending on your requirements. The cordless blind fits directly within the window surrounds providing excellent insulation and sound absorption whilst maximizing privacy and limiting day light.

Roller Blinds

roller blinds ideal for sliding doors

You could also look at traditional Roller Blinds. They offer a tidy space saving inobtrusive option for the shading and filtering of light, or can be used as an ideal foil for decorative finishes if you are looking for a specific fabric or design aesthetic. Blinds can be supplied on standard side winder, slow rise spring roller, spring tensioned rollers for period properties, electrical operation or battery operated option.

Plantation Shutters

bifold shutters with split louvre

And last but my no means least, don’t forget that our plantation shutters are also a fantastic solution for sliding and bifold doors. As well as being great for wardrobe doors and room dividers! Our Shutters for sliding and bifold doors come on a tracking system. Sliding shutters provide an enormous amount of options. Shutters on a tracking system are available for both: Bi-Fold and By-Pass doors. Bi-Fold Shutters will concertina together as you draw the panels along the tracks. Where as, By-Pass, or sliding Shutters are made by sliding shutter panels that also operate on a track.

bifold aluminium shutters an additional security to garden windows

Tracked shutters are also available in our Aluminium Portchester Range, a great option to look at if additional home security is a requirement for you.

Request a Free Survey

If you would like to discuss further the best solution for your sliding doors or your bifold doors then please do call our team for advice, we can also book you in for a free site survey or video survey.