Bifold Closet Doors

DecorDezine Staff Oct 6, 2018
Bifold closet doors are very well-known for their convenience as well as their great looks. Thus many people like to have them installed as their closet doors. Take a look at some more designs and ideas for these closet doors mentioned here.
When we talk about bifold closet doors, we think about a certain kind of door which has panels that fold outward, in symmetry. They consist of two panels which are connected to the main support through hinges and these hinges cause the door to fold outward.
Because of this folding and refolding, they allow to access both the sides of the closet with ease, unlike the sliding doors where only one side is easily accessible. These doors can be made according to the size and shape of your closet, provided you know that these doors have to be made or purchased in pairs only.
Along with the various styles and colors which are available in these closet doors, there are also a number of shapes you can come up with to match your room furniture. Thus take a look at some great bifold closet doors and their designs and choose whichever looks good in your home.

For Bedrooms

As mentioned before, there are many types of bifold closet doors like;
  • Raised panels
  • French door styles
  • Louvered
  • Flat panel
  • Mirrored
These styles of closet doors can be used for tiny as well as large closets. These closets can be in any room, like your kitchen, bathroom and your bedrooms. 
Closet doors for bedrooms are however larger, as these closets are made to occupy clothes as well as storage. Therefore the mentioned designs are used depending upon each closets size and accommodation. 
The mirrored style is a very elegant and posh way of making these designs match your bedroom interiors. They change the complete look of the room as these doors are bifold doors which have mirrors on them. They may be completely covered with mirrors, of a part of them may have mirrors.
Modern bedrooms which are geometrically structured, prefer to have these kinds of closet doors, as they are not only easy to operate but also don't need a separate dressing table with a mirror. These mirrored closet doors can be installed in any room in the house not only the bedroom, but people prefer to have them for the clothes and shoes closet.

Benefits

Even if you have a reach-in closet or a walk-in closet, bifold closet doors would be the best choices for a number of reasons. Some of their benefits are mentioned here, so take a look!
  • These closet doors are visually very appealing than the other styles of closet doors.
  • Since they can be made in a pattern which you would want to match the rest of your bedroom furniture, they look very attractive.
  • Bifold doors add an element of architecture in your room, again as they are made keeping your choice of colors and patterns in mind.
  • Another benefit is the ease of accessibility in the closet. These doors are attached by hinges and they can be opened completely. This therefore gives you the liberty to reach out even the tiniest corners of the closet.
  • Apart from these designs there are many more styles which are available like the ones with arches and Victorian shapes of doors.
The only disadvantage of these doors is that they have to be maintained because of its hinges, or they can rust. Otherwise if you are thinking of reinstalling your closet doors, go for bifold closet doors.