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The Best Awnings for Bifold and Sliding Doors

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The Best Awnings for Bifold and Sliding Doors

With the rise in popularity of sliding and bifold doors, getting the right awning for your patio that compliments your doors is super important, you’ve got to dress (your house) to impress right? You’ll want to make sure your awning fits correctly and covers the wide area which is common with these types of doors.  

Awnings are available in a wide range of sizes, colours and features. We offer a wide range of options including open, semi-cassette and full cassette awnings for you to choose from as well as a range of styles and designs to help you choose one that matches the aesthetic of your home.  Functional and stylish, who knew awnings were so versatile?! 🤯  

If you are looking for the ultimate awnings for your bifold or sliding doors, then you’re in the right place. Here are the BEST awning styles especially for your bifold or sliding doors.  

The Best Awnings for Bifold and Sliding Doors

Weinor Semina Life 

Semina Life is a solid all-rounder. It is a large width projection awning PERFECT for bi-folds or sliding doors.  

The Semina Life patio awning stands out with its fresh design, modern clean lines and many features. This combined with Weinor’s tried and tested technology make it such an attractive alternative to semi cassette awnings. Its many unique technical highlights provide superb sun protection, comfort, and a long operating life. It is a trustworthy option no matter your lifestyle or needs.

Whether young or old, modern or traditional: Semina Life is always the right choice.  

Key Highlights 

  • Made to measure and manufactured in Germany 
  • Winner of 7 design awards: including iF and Reddot 
  • Rated for wind speeds up to 20mph (Beaufort 5) 
  • Water resistant, dirt proof, non-fading fabric with UPF 50+ sun protection 
  • Modern design covers and Weinor’s long life arms 
  • Extended 5-year product and workmanship guarantee available 

Enjoy plenty of sunshine, but not too much! 🌞  Under the Weinor Semina semi-cassette awning you can enjoy the sun to your hearts content and still be Weinor Semina Life Awning for Patioperfectly protected. You can even enjoy your patio at cooler times with the heating system Tempura.

The semi-cassette in combination with the large front profile protects the fabric and technology from dirt. If desired, the optional LED light bar with its pleasant warm white light ensures longer patio enjoyment in the evening. A no brainer. It’s safe to say the Semina Life awning is a wise investment! ✅  

The Valance Plus, which can also be ordered, is elegantly integrated into the awning’s front profile. This provides privacy and glare protection even with a low-lying sun. The vertical privacy and sun protection extends downwards at the press of a button, it literally couldn’t be any easier! 

With a huge selection of fabric designs and frame colours, there are no limits to your design wishes. Contact us here for more information.  

Weinor Cassita II  

Another great option for bi-fold and sliding doors is the Weinor Cassita II model. With a maximum width of 5.5m and a maximum projection of 3m, this awning is an ideal choice for any patio. 

The Cassita II awning is elegant and flexible, with options for LED lights, wind sensors and heaters. The ultra-slim cassette style makes this elegant awning a stylish addition to any home 🏡 .  

Key Highlights 

  • Made to measure and manufactured in Germany 
  • Winner of 3 design awards: iF, Reddot and Focus Open
  • Rated for wind speeds up to 20mph  
  • Water-resistant, dirt proof, non-fading fabric with UPF 50+ sun protection 
  • Choice of manual or remote-control operation 
  • Extended 5-year product and workmanship guarantee available 

The Weinor Cassita II is a great choice if you commonly have adverse weather conditions in your area as it offers a high level of protection from the wind and other weather conditions. Perfect for when the British weather has a temper tantrum and wind rocks up out of nowhere! Weinor Cassita II Awning for Patio and Garden

When the awning is retracted, the fabric and awning arms disappear from view completely. The front rail retracts nicely which makes it inconspicuous and extends the enjoyment you can get from your new outdoor area. Sounds good right?  

This particular awning has one more unique feature which you need to hear about – it can be tilted infinitely between 5° and 45° by using a manual tilting device to fully optimise your shading capabilities!  

This means that you can still enjoy your outdoor space in the early mornings or early evenings when the sun is at a low altitude and otherwise wouldn’t be blocked.  

The Cassita II is available with a large selection of fabrics and colours from the Weinor range – contact us here for more information. 

Why Choose Weinor 

One of the best things about Weinor awnings is the sheer variety of customisation options at your fingertips. With plenty of different fabric and frame colour combinations to choose from, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to matching your awnings with your existing home decor. And of course, with Weinor awnings, you will have the option between both electric and manual. 

Here are some of the key reasons why customers choose Weinor for their awnings: 

  • Market leaders with 50 years knowledge in the shading industry 
  • Products that cover ALL seasons 
  • Innovative solutions for motorised awnings and canopies 
  • Strict quality control, giving you peace of mind 
  • 174 different fabrics and over 200 different frame colours 

Awning Benefits 

Protect Your Family from Sun and Rain: Installing a retractable awning over your deck or patio will provide valuable shade and protect you and your family from up to 98% of the sun’s harmful UV rays.  

Low Maintenance and Easy Care: Awnings from Fraser James Blinds are engineered to combine the highest level of design and performance. Made from 100% acrylic fabrics, our awnings are water repellent and mildew resistant. Available in a range of decorative colours and patterns, your retractable awning will stay bright and beautiful for 10 years or more.

Enhance Your Home and Lifestyle: A retractable awning is an ideal way to expand your seasonal living space and add value to your home without costly and inconvenient renovations.

Finding your Perfect Awning  

Now you know the best awnings for bifold and sliding doors, it’s time to get one ordered! Our team of expert fitters can help transform your patio with premium quality bespoke outdoor awnings. Choose from a wide range of cover styles and colours all made from the finest, most durable materials. Our awnings come with manual or electric operation systems to suit all budgets. 

Here at Fraser James Blinds, we have over 10 years of experience in designing, manufacturing, and installing made-to-measure awnings for patios to suit gardens of any size. As with all our products, customer choice is paramount, and we have a huge range of awning fabrics and materials to choose from, available in many colours and patterns to suit any tastes.  

We are happy to answer any questions about awnings and help you make the best decision to suit your needs and preferences. 

Enquire now here!   

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