There are many fireplace door styles, but bi-fold fireplace doors tend to score more points in appeal then cabinet doors. Bi-fold fireplace doors come in two styles - bi-fold tracked and full-swing trackless doors.
With bi-fold fireplace doors you have a full view of the fire, which enhances safety. Moreover, since bi-fold doors allow easy access you can be more regular in cleaning the fireplace. If your fireplace is in a small room then bi-fold fireplace doors is definitely a better option.
Styles and designs available in trackless bi-fold fireplace doors open up 180 degrees for enhanced viewing and safety. Trackless bi-fold fireplace doors allow a fuller view of the fire than tracked doors.
Tracked bi-fold fireplace doors are typically unique. These contain panels of polished and tempered glass. Each half of the doors bends in the middle and slides along a track located at the top and bottom of the doors. The track is fitted with ball bearings for smooth movement.
Apart from being more functional than other door types, bi-fold fireplace doors are a more stylish choice. You will see cabinet fireplace doors in every other home you visit bi-fold fireplace doors, on the other hand are a fashion statement.