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Pella® Architect Series® – Traditional Bifold Patio Door

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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.

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Architect Series - Traditional Bifold Patio Door Features

Why Wood?

  • Best limited lifetime warranty for wood patio doors47
  • Natural beauty and warmth
  • Low-maintenance exterior aluminum cladding
  • Exclusive wood protection
  • Our most customizable material

Performance Enhancements

  • 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

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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.

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Architect Series - Traditional Bifold Patio Door Specs & Install Details

  • Bifold doors feature the thoughtful, fine-furniture detailing of Architect Series® - Traditional products.
  • When open, the panels can be folded and stacked neatly indoors (in-swing) or outdoors (out-swing) to create a larger opening. Bifold doors close flat for a seamless look.
  • Door panels can travel to one side or open in the middle.
  • Concealed dual-point locks provide easy door operation.
  • Tracks can be straight or meet at a 90-degree corner for added design flexibility.
  • Bifold panel sizes range from 14.25" x 52" to 42" x 117.375".
  • Available in three wood types: Pine, Mahogany, and Douglas Fir. Available with Low-E insulating Triple-Pane Glass with Krypton or Argon
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Choosing Your Patio Door


Combination

Create window combinations to add architectural interest to your home. Other combinations are also available. See your Pella sales representative for the complete offering.

Wood Types

Architect Series products offer three exquisite interior wood types to enhance your home’s design. Learn more about wood types

And, we stand behind them with a limited lifetime warranty. See written Limited Warranty for details, including exceptions and limitations.

Douglas Fir

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Materials
Pella's EnduraGuard® wood protection formula has three active ingredients. This powerful combination, together with our immersion-treatment method, helps ensure strong protection on every exterior wood surface of our products. The result is advanced protection against the effects of moisture, decay and stains from mold and mildew.
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Interior Finishes

Pella wood products can arrive with factory-prefinished interiors in your choice of eleven beautiful stain colors or four paint colors. Primed ready-to-paint interiors are also available.2

Skyline Gray

Exterior Finishes

Our low-maintenance, aluminum-clad exteriors with EnduraClad® resist chalking and fading and are available in 27 standard 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


Vanilla Cream

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Exterior Finishes

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.

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Dual-Point Locking System

The dual-point locking system hold panels in place with concealed shoot bolts and a sleek handle.

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Grille Patterns

Grilles give the appearance of individual window panes. Pella offers many grille patterns to help enhance your home’s architectural style. Learn more about grille patterns

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Grille Profiles

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

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Grilles

Three grille types are available on Architect Series windows

  • 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.
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Integral Light Technology® Grilles

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Removable 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.

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LIMITED LIFETIME WARRANTY

Pella products are backed by some of the strongest warranties in the business.

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