Removing Internal Bifold Doors
How to remove a bifold door pivot
Remove an internal bifold door pivot by releasing any locking levers that your pivot bracket may have. If your doors haven’t got a locking lever, you can simply pull out the pivot.
If the pivot is stuck, try rotating the pin with your hand or pliers to wiggle the pivot free.
Tools required for removing a bifold door
The tools required to remove a bifold door are items that you may already have in your house, and if not, they’re very inexpensive and easy to come by. You’ll need the following tools to remove an internal bifold door:
Screwdriver - this is your main tool. A screwdriver is needed to remove bifold door snuggers, bifold door pivot and pins, and bifold door aligners.
Pliers - this tool isn’t essential but, it’s used to loosen any tight pivot pins, so having one as a ‘just in case’ tool, will be really handy.
Whilst installing a bifold door can be trick, removing one isn’t. Having the correct tools and the body strength to hold and move the doors, once they’re off the track, is really all you need. If you’re simply redecorating and want to put your internal bifold doors back up once you’re finished, we’ve created a guide to help you.
Now you have removed your internal bifold door, what are you going to replace it with? We have a useful article on how to choose between bifold and frenchfold doors. Of course, if you love the bifold door style but just need to upgrade the aesthetic, we have a helpful guide on how to fit bifold doors.
You can view our full range of internal bifold doors, internal french folding doors and traditional internal french doors to find the right choice for your home. If you need help deciding, our friendly team is happy to help so get in touch.