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Cincinnati Bifold Patio Doors

Bifold Doors Connect Your Home to the Outdoors

Cincinnati has an impressive collection of historic architecture and is home to one of the largest historic districts in the country, Over-the-Rhine. These impeccably renovated traditional homes are intermixed with more modern styles like Craftsman, mid-century modern, and modern farmhouses.

Bifold patio doors fit these modern trends by creating a large glass wall on the back of the home. Two or more glass door panels are hinged together and open up like an accordion to turn a glass wall into a wide entrance that seamlessly connects your indoor and outdoor entertaining areas.

Commonly known as: exterior bifold doors, folding patio doors, concertina doors, accordion patio doors

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Popular Local Trends & Styles

  • Mid-century modern home Mid-Century Modern Homes

    Mid-century modern is a broad style that covers everything from architecture to interior decor. This simple design favors modern, clean lines and open living spaces to connect your home inside and out. Mid-century modern homes have large walls of glass, created by both windows and doors. Bifold doors fit both the look and the essence of mid-century modern style, creating a functional wall of glass that opens up your home to the outdoors.

  • Bifold Patio Doors Modern Farmhouse Style

    Many Cincinnati homeowners are getting back to their rural, Midwestern roots by turning the interior of their home into a modern farmhouse. This reclaimed, renovated look incorporates wood elements and muted color palettes. Bifold patio doors can brighten up a modern farmhouse kitchen or dining area. Rustic pine or mahogany frames can be stained to match your interior trim or painted white or another light color for that cozy, country look.

  • victorian homes Victorian Style

    Columbia-Tusculum is the oldest neighborhood in Cincinnati, featuring a variety of traditional homes dating back to the mid-1800s. Some of the most notable homes are Victorians, a popular style throughout the city. Accordion-style patio doors with Victorian grilles can create a glass wall that matches your home’s classic charm while giving you a more functional, open living space.

  • Wooden Patio Doors Wooden Patio Doors

    Wood is the material of choice for patio doors in the Greater Cincinnati area because it blends into the fabric of historic homes as well as more modern styles. With the addition of grilles, wooden bifold patio doors can look like classic double French doors. For a more modern look, go with minimalist wood frames and clean, undivided glass panels.

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Recommended Customizations1

Opt for contemporary, thin frames with modern hardware and full panel glass to update your home to match the trending styles. Renovators should look to more classic elements, like grilles and rustic, bronze, or brass patio door handles. Find more customizations here.


  • Dual-Point
  • Classic Collection
  • Rustic Collection
  • Modern Collection


  • Traditional Grille Pattern
  • Victorian Grille Pattern
  • Top Row Grille Pattern

1Not all customizations are available in all Pella product lines.

Cincinnati Climate Recommendations

Cincinnati sits at the southern edge of the humid continental climate, a region known for its large seasonal temperature swings. Summers are humid and warm, with the mid-summer really heating up. Winters bring cold and snow. Wood patio doors need additional protection for the seasonal shifts in temperature and precipitation.

low e protection

Low-E Protection

Get year-round protection with Low-E insulating glass. The added protection helps provides balanced insulation from colder winters and moderate summers.

Durable Materials

Weather Protection

Ensure your home’s wooden bifold doors are prepared for the seasons. Wood patio doors with exterior aluminum cladding can help protect your home from the elements.

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Glass Glazing

Glazing on your patio door glass panels can help seal out the weather — including those harsh temperatures — and help you maintain a cool and comfortable home climate.

Why Choose Pella?

Customized with You in Mind

Pella windows and doors are made specifically for your home because one size doesn't fit all. With access to many materials, colors and options, including exclusive snap-in options for shades, blinds and grilles, along with smart home products and a proprietary finishing process that helps provide a quality finish.

Built to Last

Pella products are backed by some of the strongest window, door and installation warranties in the business. When installed by a Pella branch, your project is backed by our Pella Care Guarantee, our package of product warranties, installation warranty and service agreement that covers your products and their installation — including labor — for up to 10 years. See the written limited warranty for details, including exceptions and limitations, or contact Pella Customer Service at 877-473-5527.

We Come to You

An in-home consultation can help you explore all options and get a professional opinion on what will work best for you. During the consultation, local window professionals can come to your home to assess your window replacement needs and understand your priorities and budget.

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A Pella Windows & Doors of Cincinnati expert can help you pick out a window that fits your home — and your style. Find your local Pella representative to schedule a free in-home consultation, measurement, and estimate.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  •   What factory-prefinished stain and paint colors are available on Pella products?
    • Wood Windows and Patio Doors – Wood interiors offer more design flexibility — windows and patio doors can be stained or painted to match your decor.  Explore the interior and exterior finish options available for Pella's wood products.

      As part of Pella Corporation’s commitment to environmentally-friendly practices, we use Water-Based Green Chemistry. Our factory-applied stain is water-based, which significantly decreases the amount of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) emitted into the air.

      Fiberglass Windows and Patio Doors – Available in colors offering the quality look of painted wood — including a dual-color option. Explore the interior and exterior finish options available for Pella's fiberglass products.

      Vinyl Windows and Patio Doors – Pella's unique vinyl formula is performance-tested for excellent weathering, durability, and color retention. Solid- and Dual-Color frames are available. Explore the interior and exterior finish options available for Pella's vinyl products.

      Fiberglass and Steel Entry Doors – You'll save time and finishing costs when your entry door arrives prefinished in your choice of paint or stain color that will look beautiful for years. Explore interior and exterior finish options for Pella's fiberglass and steel entry doors.

  •   How do I apply paint or stain to my Pella wood windows and patio doors?
    • Learn how to paint your wood interior finish, prepare products for finishing, finish removable grilles, select the right paint or stain and more in the Pella Help Library.

  •   What general maintenance is required for my Pella windows and patio doors?
    • Pella recommends you inspect your windows and patio doors at least annually as part of a home checkup. Maintenance can prolong the life of your Pella windows and doors and will help ensure maximum warranty coverage.

      As needed, clean, repaint or restain your windows and patio doors, and recaulk around them to help maintain optimal performance. Also, be sure to regularly check for leaks and improper drainage above or around vents and sprinkler systems that may subject your windows and patio doors to prolonged water exposure.

      Review the Maintenance section of the Pella Window and Patio Door Owner's Manual for additional details about how to properly maintain the interior and exterior of your Pella windows and patio doors.

  •   Where can I get paint or stain to match the interior and exterior of my Pella products?
    • Paints and stains for Pella products are available in quarts and gallons via special order through Lowe's stores or your local Pella Window and Door Showroom. You will need to provide the color of the paint or stain that you need to place an order.

      Or you may take the color or stain desired along with the substrate you are trying to match to your local Sherwin-Williams® or home improvement store and have them custom match the color.

      If you don't have a Pella paint chip or just need a small bottle of touch up paint or stain for dings and scratches, submit a request to Pella Corporation's customer support team or call (877) 473-5527 for further assistance.

      Be sure to consult with your local paint or finish store representative or professional to help address your specific finishing needs and review the finishing section of your Pella Owner's Manual for details about how to properly finish your Pella products.

  •   How do I clean my Pella windows and patio doors? What can I use to clean them?
    • Clean the interior and exterior frame surfaces with warm, soapy water and rinse thoroughly. Stubborn stains and deposits may be removed with mineral spirits. Or Pine-Sol® can be applied with a clean, dry cloth or towel. Do not use abrasives. Do not scrape or use tools that might damage the surface. Should you need it, touch-up paint is available at the Pella Window and Door Showroom nearest you.

      Clean the window sill using the brush attachment on a vacuum and vacuum off any debris.

      It is normal for water to accumulate in the sill and track. On products with weep holes, the water is intended to drain to the outside via the drainage or "weep" holes.

      • To clean the weep (drainage) system, check to make sure that the weep holes are clear of obstruction (dirt, sand, or building materials).
      • To clean the weep holes, use a small, soft brush to clear the opening. Weep holes may be located both inside and outside the window in the bottom of the frame. If the window is "stacked," there may be weep holes between the units.


      • Do not use abrasive or caustic solvents as they may damage your windows or patio doors.
      • Do not scrape or use tools that might damage the surface. 
      • Do not power-wash.

      Review the Cleaning section of the Pella Window and Patio Door Owner's Manual for additional details about how to properly clean your Pella windows and patio doors.

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