Pella® Architect Series® – Traditional Bifold Patio Door
Enjoy outdoor living at its finest with Pella Architect Series - Traditional bifold patio doors. Gliding open along a track, bifold patio doors provide more flexibility and convenience so you blur the lines between the indoors and outdoors. A thermally broken frame design makes these patio doors an outstanding option for colder, wetter climates.
Architect Series - Traditional Bifold Patio Door Features
- Best limited lifetime warranty for wood patio doors47
- Natural beauty and warmth
- Low-maintenance exterior aluminum cladding
- Exclusive wood protection
- Our most customizable material
- Expansive openings
- Concealed dual-point locks and sleek handles
- Thermally broken frame design suited for colder, wetter climates
- Panels open to the left, right or split in the middle
Pella Architect Series
For long-lasting beauty, Architect Series bifold patio doors are protected with our EnduraGuard® wood protection and EnduraClad® aluminum-clad exterior finish. Additionally, Architect Series - Traditional bifold patio doors feature a thermally broken frame design for improved energy efficiency. For an even more efficient door, upgrade to triple-pane glass.
For the Pros
Architect Series - Traditional Bifold Patio Door Specs & Install Details
- Virtually unlimited possibilities with distinguished craftsmanship
- Performance class and grade R15-R2570
- Available in stacking and bi-parting combinations with two to 10 panels and sizes up to 312” x 119-1/2” in 1/8” increments
- Can be used as a pass-through window or in expansive 10-panel designs
- Thermally broken frame design for colder, wetter climates
Choosing Your Patio Door
Create combinations to add architectural interest to your home. Other combinations are also available. See your Pella sales representative for the complete offering.
Pella wood products can arrive with factory-prefinished interiors in your choice of nine beautiful stain colors or four paint colors. Primed ready-to-paint interiors are also available.2
Our low-maintenance, aluminum-clad exteriors with EnduraClad® resist chalking and fading and are available in a wide variety of colors and custom options to meet your design needs. Take durability further with EnduraClad Plus protective finish, which meets the industry’s highest exterior coating standard to defend against chalking and fading.57
Aluminum-clad wood products are available with Pella's high performance EnduraClad® protective finishes or EnduraClad Plus protective exterior finishes to help keep your vision fresh and crisp for years.
- Durable, low-maintenance EnduraClad aluminum cladding with EnduraClad protective finish for most projects where resistance to fading, chalking, chemicals and abrasion is needed. Meets the performance requirements of AAMA 2603.
- Seacoast EnduraClad protective finish for coastal projects with high salt exposure.
- 70% fluoropolymer resin-based EnduraClad Plus protective finish for select projects, where a high degree of resistance to fading, chalking, chemicals and corrosion is needed – and only full-strength 70% fluoropolymer resin finishes can deliver. Meets the performance requirements of AAMA 2605.
Styling Your Patio Door
Passage Door Hardware
Add personality to your door with our beautiful hardware collections – created with the sophistication you would expect from Pella and Baldwin Reserve™ Hardware. Choose from our Classic, Modern and Rustic Collections, all with SmartKey Re-Key Technology, or the Pella Essential Collection for a seamless look.
Spiere - Satin Nickel (Upgraded finish)
Dual-Point Locking System
The dual-point locking system holds panels in place with concealed shoot bolts and a sleek handle.
Bright Brass (Upgraded finish)
Grilles give the appearance of individual windowpanes. Pella offers many grille patterns to help enhance your home’s architectural style. Learn more about grille patterns.
For the classic look of individual windowpanes, choose grilles-between-the-glass, removable roomside wood grilles and Integral Light Technology Grilles.
7/8" Ogee Integral Light Technology
Three grille types are available on Architect Series - Traditional windows and patio doors.
- Integral Light Technology® Grilles are historically accurate; adhered to the exterior and interior face.
- Grilles-between-the-glass are permanent aluminum grilles that are factory installed between the panes of glass to provide easy cleaning.
- Removable Interior Grilles can be removed for glass cleaning.
Integral Light Technology® Grilles
Patio Door Enhancements
Integrated Security Sensors
Stay connected to your doors.
Preserve beauty, add comfort and enhance home security with innovative Pella Insynctive® technology.
Built-in beauty. Optional integrated sensors with time-tested wireless technology are built in and tucked away, out of sight, to preserve the beauty of Pella doors.
Protect what matters most. Monitor doors while at home or away with the Pella Insynctive App.40
Maintain warranty. Sensors are installed during manufacturing and require no additional drilling. Learn more about Insynctive.