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Creating the perfect contemporary home

February 10, 2020

See how this home renovation achieved a modern look with sliding glazed doors.


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Discover how you can open up your home to the light with gorgeous sliding doors, windows and even roofing systems that will revolutionise your space…

Opening up your home

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Feel like your home is in need of a drastic makeover, but don’t want to move location? While this may seem like a difficult conundrum with cost concerns, Express Bi-folding Doors has proven time and time again, over countless projects, that giving your home some extra love can be an invaluable investment.

Express Bi-Folding Doors has been breathing life back into properties for 13 years, with top-of-the-range sliding and bi-fold systems, as well as bespoke roofing systems, that make the perfect addition for a contemporary home. The quality of the technology and mechanics of these products, coupled with a sleek and stylish aesthetic ensure that your home can get the makeover it needs.

A stunning makeover

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Case in point: A three-bedroom house in Yorkshire that had seen better days. Its outdated décor, 1970s architectural features and two extensions weren’t accentuating the property’s benefits – namely the large garden and stunning countryside views.

After purchasing the property, the new owners saw great potential in this large corner plot and planned a huge front-to-back renovation that included connecting the two existing extensions to create one large open plan space.

Their plans also included modernising the home throughout, adding an additional storey to the side extension to accommodate a master bedroom and en suite, as well as building a huge external raised patio area to seamlessly connect to the new open plan kitchen and dining area to the large garden outside, bringing the home into the 21st century.

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Bringing the outside in

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Thanks to Express’ extensive product range, the team was able to introduce glazing solutions throughout the entire property, providing seamless luxury, from the slim aluminium windows to the solar panelled integral blinds. The feature entrance provided a perfect centre piece, with Express’ modern, solid front entrance door with adjacent sidelights leading through to a contemporary hallway.

The property is complete with bi-folding doors providing seemingly endless views of the countryside to connect the house to its setting beautifully.

A total transformation

The 5-month transformation of this house was nothing short of remarkable. The full renovation cost £200,000 and increased the value to more than £700,000, in excess of double the purchase price of the house. Best of all, it made it a dream home to live in.

See how you can create the perfect contemporary home, by visiting or call 0800 121 4809 for more information.

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