trustworthy aluminium door specialist

How do you pick a trustworthy aluminium door specialist?

You have decided that you are going to improve your home, and aluminium bifold doors are going to be a part of it. But how do you decide who should manufacture them? Who should fit them into your home? How do you find a trustworthy aluminium door specialist?

When you are looking for a local manufacturer and supplier of anything, but especially aluminium bifold doors, we suggest that you look for 3 different areas;

  • Quality
  • Guarantees
  • Testimonials




Speaking to the company who are going to manufacture and install your windows is imperative. You need to talk through all the options that you have available to you. However, more importantly, you need to know about the quality of the product.

Make a list of questions that you want to ask. You should be asking about:

  • the security of the doors and windows
  • colours and finishes
  • thermal efficiency
  • integrated blinds

Visit a showroom if your chosen supplier has one, here you can look at the finish of the product. You will be able to see how easy the door or window is to use.

Guarantees from a trustworthy aluminium door specialist

Newly manufactured aluminium doors should come with at least a 10 year guarantee. However you need to check with your chosen supplier exactly what is included.

Check what is included in your guarantee. Some will not include all aspects of your bifold door and frames. Check that your window has the guarantee that you need. The glass may have a different guarantee, but check this.

It is always important to check the guarantee that you are given for anything. Read the small print and familiarise yourself with and exclusions.


The best way to see whether if you have picked a trustworthy aluminium door specialist is to check the testimonials from other customers. Reviews can usually be found on the company’s own website. Although you can find them on independent review sites, or social media.

You can ask the company that you are thinking of using for some examples of work that they have done. They should be able to show you pictures, and you should be able to hear what their other customers thought of the work that they have had done.

Here are some case studies of the work that Outlook Aluminium has done.

why choose Outlook

Finally, to find more about how Outlook Aluminium can help you, and how we are a trustworthy aluminium door specialist, call us on 07771 896175.

Ian Richardson

Author Ian Richardson

Managing Director of Outlook Aluminium. Connect with Ian on LinkedIn >>

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