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Is it better to use a folding door or a sliding door for the kitchen door? What is the best material for kitchen folding doors?


Abstract: Nowadays, many people choose an open kitchen when decorating the kitchen, which is really good for improving the overall aesthetics of the home. However, every time we cook, the fume from the kitchen will enter our living room, which brings great inconvenience to our daily life. In order to avoid this from happening, people will install kitchen doors in the kitchen. At present, there are two types of kitchen doors commonly used: folding doors and sliding doors. So is it better to use folding doors or sliding doors for kitchen doors? What is the best material for kitchen folding doors? Find out below.

1. Is it better to use a folding door or a sliding door for the kitchen door?

1. Advantages and disadvantages of sliding doors


(1) The sliding door is more flexible and convenient to open. It can be pushed and pulled from left to right at will, and the flexibility is better. We can decide which door to open according to the specific layout of the kitchen.

(2) Good decorative effect. The sliding door is installed in the home, and the overall appearance is beautiful and generous, and after the sliding door is opened, the room as a whole can still maintain a flat state, and the space outside the door opening will not be occupied. In addition, we use transparent glass sliding doors, which will not make you feel that the space is depressing.

(3) Sliding doors are cheaper. The price of sliding doors is also cheaper, so many families will consider using them.


(1) Sliding doors need to occupy half of the door opening space. Sliding doors cannot be fully opened, and at least half of the door opening space needs to be occupied. If the apartment size is normal, it is okay; if the apartment size is relatively small, then it is not suitable to use sliding doors.

(2) There are requirements for the width of the door frame. The general width is 600-900mm.

2. Advantages and disadvantages of folding doors

The difference between a folding door and a sliding door is not particularly large, but the opening method is different.


(1) The folding door can be fully opened. The folding door can completely fold the door, and the open space basically occupies 100% of the door opening.

(2) Beautiful and fashionable. Nowadays, many folding doors are made of new materials, which are also more beautiful and fashionable.


(1) The price is slightly more expensive. The process of folding doors is a bit complicated, so it is relatively expensive.

(2) Cleaning is troublesome. Folding doors and sliding doors are inconvenient to clean the slide rails, while folding doors have more folded layers, relatively speaking, cleaning is more difficult.

(3) After a long time, the folds are easy to break. After a long time of use, the hardware in the middle fold becomes less flexible.

Based on the above comparison, sliding doors and folding doors have certain advantages over traditional swing doors. But as far as sliding doors and folding doors are concerned, sliding doors are more practical; however, if the space in your home is relatively small, it may not be convenient to use sliding doors, so we can consider using folding doors.

2. What material is the kitchen folding door good for?

1. Safety glass folding door

The advantage of the safety glass folding door is that the surface looks the same as ordinary glass, but in the event of an accidental impact, the glass partition material selection glass shards will be firmly adhered to the film in the glass, and will not shatter and splatter the shards. pose a threat to personal safety. Glass partition material selection The best on the market at present is the rare laminated glass, which is a kind of safety glass in a complete sense.

2. Art glass folding door

The art glass folding door uses colored art glass as the main body of the partition, and uses fantastic color transformation to create a glass partition with extraordinary artistic effects. When choosing colored glass partition material for glass partition, the most important thing is that the color tone should be consistent with the overall decoration style of the room.

3. Tempered glass folding door

The hazy and almost luxurious effect of tempered glass folding doors is unmatched by other types of products. The glass partition material selection engraved and sandblasted glass partition has the most demanding material requirements. Glass partitions generally require raw glass with high strength and excellent safety performance to be made.

4. Kitchen solid wood folding door

The solid wood door is made of natural logs from the forest as the door core, after drying treatment, and then scientifically processed by blanking, planing, tenoning, drilling, high-speed milling and other processes. Most of the solid wood doors are made of precious wood, such as cherry wood, walnut wood, teak wood, etc. The finished door after processing has the characteristics of no deformation, corrosion resistance, no cracks, and heat insulation. At the same time, the solid wood door effectively plays the role of sound insulation due to its good sound absorption.

5. Kitchen aluminum alloy folding door

The aluminum-plastic panel is a new type of material made of 3003 aluminum-manganese alloy and 5005 aluminum-magnesium alloy plates that have been surface-treated and coated with baking paint as the surface, PE plastic as the core layer, and polymer adhesive film through a series of processes. It not only retains the main characteristics of the original constituent materials (aluminum alloy plate, non-metallic polyethylene plastic), but also overcomes the shortcomings of the original constituent materials, and thus obtains many excellent material properties. Product features: colorful decoration, weather resistance, corrosion resistance, impact resistance, fire resistance, moisture resistance, sound insulation, heat insulation, shock resistance, light weight, easy processing and molding, easy handling and installation, etc.