By | November 8, 2022

Pivot Doors For Sale In South Africa

What is Pivot Doors?

Pivot doors literally hinge from the bottom and top of a door instead of on the side. They are popular due to the design element of how they open. In the past, pivot hinges were used for bigger doors, but now, we can make doors up to 1500mm wide on specially designed 3D heavy duty hinges too.

Pivot Doors For Sale In South Africa

We manufacture modern, elegant entrance pivot doors with single & double options in South Africa.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much do pivot doors cost?

Prices vary depending on the style for example: $12,000 for a wooden door with a glass interior design with full installation. $5,000 for just a wooden door with a glass interior design for just the door. $2,500-$5,000 for an aluminum door.

Whats the difference between a pivot door and a hinged door?

A pivot is a central point on which a mechanism turns or swivels. A pivot door is different from a standard door in that the door is not restrained by hinges on the side; instead, it swings on a single point or axis.

Is a pivot door worth it?

Pivot Doors look stunning & contemporary – but they’re not the best choice if your facade is in an exposed location. The main benefit of a pivot door is undoubtedly that it looks stunning (and expensive!). If your house is very modern in style, a pivot door will only enhance that styling further.

Do pivot doors cost more?

Pivot doors can be more costly than hinged doors, but customizing a hinged door to suit your home aesthetic can equal the expense. Hinged doors are a more popular choice for interior doors, while pivot doors are more prominent and suited for generous openings.

Do pivot doors leak?

You can still use a pivot door, but you will get air leakage in the door area. This is usually not taken into consideration because of the relatively small area in comparison to the size of the house, but for best air test results consider our e80Hinged or e98Passiv Range.

Are pivot doors hard to open?

Innovative technology has made it possible for pivot systems to work and last a lifetime. The pivot used for these doors make them open with just a gentle push, and they close the same way as well. Although they may seem heavy and hard to control, its the opposite, and people get shocked by how easy they are to move.

What is the standard size for a pivot door?

Standard pivot doors in the United States are 80″ tall (6′ 8″) and between 30″ and 36″ wide. The most common width is 36″, but may be as narrow as 30″ depending on the width of the door opening.

What is the advantage of a pivot door?

Pivot doors are convenient. They’re one of the only doors on the market to not require a proper frame installing. Because the door pivots rather than swinging, the process of opening and closing it is much easier. Pivot doors need less clearance space.

Are pivot doors sound-proof?

Because of the many different materials that you can choose from when designing a pivot door, they can also easily be made sound-proof. The inside of the door can be insulated, or the outside can be covered with a sound-absorbing material such as felt.

How much weight can a pivot hinge hold?

Pivots are capable of holding doors weighing 200 pounds up to 700 pounds and some can carry as much as 1,750 pounds.

Are pivot doors strong?

Pivot doors are strong, large, modern, and visually stunning, this is the main advantage. A pivot door is sure to make an impression upon your guests’ entering the house, and they will expect something really magnifcent inside, too. Pivot doors save on space and are convenient to use.