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Fitting an Internal Bifold

We’re always happy to help here at Distinctive Doors, which is why we’ve created a step-by-step guide and instructional video to help you fit your internal bifold doors with ease. Take a look at our internal bifolds range to see what we have to offer.

Help Page - Fitting an Internal Bifold - Tools

Along with the fittings included in your packet, you will need

  • A mallet.
  • A pencil.
  • A flat blade screwdriver.
  • A PZ2 screwdriver.
  • A tape measure.
  • A combination square.
  • A 3mm (0.1") (0.1") pilot bit.
  • A PZ2 cordless screwdriver, but this is optional as it can also be done by hand.


Help Page - Fitting an Internal Bifold - Step 1

Step One

Mark the frame head 19mm (¾") (¾") from the front edge.


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Step Two

Fit the top track to the frame head with the front of the track on the marks you made using the dome head screws supplied.


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Step Three

You may need to temporarily move the stop in order to access the holes in the track for the screws.


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Step Four

Mount the bottom pivot bracket to the frame floor. Ensure the pivot bracket hole is directly below the pivot in the top track.


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Step Five

Insert the bottom fixed pivot in the pre-drilled holes in the bottom of the door. Be sure to orientate the doors correctly so that they open as desired.


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Step Six

Insert the top spring pivots into the pre-drilled holes in the top of both door leaves.


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Step Seven

Position the bottom fixed pivot in the bottom pivot bracket. Then using the spring action, insert the top pivot into the top pivot bracket in the track.


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Step Eight

Do the same for the sliding guide pen, inserting it into the track.