French doors, or French windows as they are also known, originate from the 17th century appearing as window casements to allow natural light to seep from room to room.
Introduced into English architecture in the late 17th century, they commonly comprise two matching doors with clear glass panes that extend the full length of the frame. Traditionally opening outwards from the centre, although they can be hinged to swing inwards or both ways, French doors can be used as a doorway to the outside or partition between two internal rooms, creating an architectural feature with textured or stained glass and carved frames.
Beautiful hardwood French doors from Bayfield Timber will add an elegant yet practical feature to your home, providing easy access to the outdoors or a decorative room divider inside. Offering a great view from the kitchen, dining room or lounge downstairs, French doors can also be installed in bedrooms to open onto an upstairs balcony.
Up to 30 year anti-rot warranty is available on our French doors as well as a 8 year paint guarantee for a low maintenance solution.
Guaranteed from sustainable sources, all the timber used is certified under the Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC) and Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) schemes. In addition, the timber meets the requirements of the latest building regulations and is independently audited by BM TRADA and Wood Window Alliance (WWA) for quality and performance.
The security of your doors is not compromised as shoot bolts are fitted to the top and bottom of each door, with hooks, locks and dead bolts fitted to the slave door.