Why composite doors are worth fitting to any home

High Quality Wood Grain Effect White Replacement Composite Door Installation
Replacement Composite Door Installation
Very few home owners would argue that well maintained timber front doors look terrific, and that they usually cost more than high quality composite doors. Also, solid timber doors can warp and twist over time, plus need maintaining to keep the natural beauty of the wood looking pristine. Ordinary PVCU double glazed doors are less expensive and wipe clean, and do a great job up to a point, as UPVC or obviously not metal, so not the strongest material available to keep out intruders. Consequently, double glazed residential aluminium front doors and back are inherently much stronger, more durable and more secure than most PVCU doors.

Like residential PVCU doors, aluminium doors are low maintenance and therefore easy to maintain and operationally make excellent French doors, sliding patio doors or front and back doors. Three genuine advantages of aluminium doors over standard UPVC doors are that a) they are made of a stronger material, b) they won’t fade in direct sunlight and c) they are available in a choice of any RAL colour – ideal if they are required to match in with a property’s existing colour scheme.

Traditionally, PVCU doors tend to be less expensive than aluminium doors, with decent quality composite doors often a fair bit more again, then at the top of the tree price wise are solid timber doors. Selecting a main entrance door for your home should really not only be about price, but also about quality, security, looks, durability and personal preference. If you select a high quality composite door with a stylish design for a home in one of the top drawer finishes available, you are certainly going to make a statement.

Whatever replacement door, material and finish you decide on, the realistic woodgrain effect texture of a composite door does make it appear like a traditional timber door. Replacement composite doors are low maintenance, robust and weather resistant, plus they do not rot, warp or crack, nor ever need painting. The texture of a composite doors tends to hide minor scratches, and are jolly easy to wipe clean.

Do check before you buy that the replacement door you want comes with both a substantial product and installation guarantee. It is wise to do research on whichever supplier(s) and fitters you have narrowed it down to, to ensure they will stay around for at least the next ten years in case any issues arise after installation. Ten year guarantees are industry standard in the UK double glazing market, so make sure you get any guarantee in writing.

By selecting a high quality composite door, rather than a cheap substitute called a similar name, it will perform to the highest standards, irrespective of the weather. The thermal efficiency of any replacement door is key as if high, it will substantially reduce your heating bills, carbon footprint by enabling less emissions.

Replacement UK composite doors are normally available with a different exterior to interior finish, many with matching or complementary frames. The better composite doors tend to be “made to order” and not “cut to size”, plus come in an attractive range of colour and wood grain effect finishes. Certain UK manufacturers, suppliers and installers will also offer matching French Composite Doors if you are looking that touch of class to your property.

If only the best is good enough for you and your property, then do seriously consider a composite door, as its design, build quality, unrivalled security and attention to detail blend together to produce a truly high quality, strong, weather tight, secure and virtually maintenance free replacement door product. The wood grain look of a composite door makes it look like a traditional wooden door, but with none of the drawbacks commonly associated with timber. However, performance is key, which when security and aesthetics are taken into account, replacement composite doors are in a class all of their own.


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