Why You Should Update Your Entrance Door
5 February 2016 |Advice & Guidance
If your door isn’t energy efficient you could be losing vital heat out of your home. We all tend to think about how insulated our windows are, but as important as this is, it’s vital not to forget that draughts through our front doors can suck just as much vital heat from our homes.
Just updating your front door can completely transform your home – giving it a fresh face lift.
We offer a wide range of door colours and styles to choose from, so you can easily find something to perfectly match your home – similar to your previous door or completely different, the choice is yours.
As well as more effective efficiency, replacing your front door is also usually sort after for improved security. Safety of our homes is of prime importance to us all, which is why our doors are designed to give you peace of mind about your security and safety thanks to strong materials, strengthened glass and multi-point locking systems.
With many of our options interchangeable, you and our team can work together to design a door that perfectly suits your needs, taste and home, allowing you to create your very own bespoke door to your specifications.
Choosing your entrance door material may depend on your own personal preference, your existing door or the qualities of each material.
Here’s a brief guide of the materials we offer for your reference:
- Hardwood front doors – This classic material is often favoured by traditional and older homes, this timeless style suits many homes and are available in various finishes from light to dark. Our hardwood doors are made from solid hardwood making them strong, resilient and safe – as well as fantastically efficient.
- UPVC front doors – This durable material makes for a low maintenance door that looks great and stands the test of time, looking as good as the day it was installed for years to come. It never requires more than a wipe down with a damp cloth and won’t flake, rust or fade. It’s also highly efficient and one of the best materials at insulating against cold weather. As for security, PVC-U has great resistance and strength – remaining tough on impact.
- Aluminium front doors – front doors – With aluminium providing fantastic strength, you are able to benefit from great security when it comes to this material – paired with great insulation, durability and style – aluminium is a great all-rounder. With a range of styles to choose from, it’s possible to find a design to suit you and your home.
- Composite front doors – If you’re looking for a material that provides the best of both worlds, composite achieves exactly that. It provides low maintenance with the style of classic hardwood. Made from Glass Fibre Reinforced Plastic – a lightweight material and maintenance free – allowing you to enjoy the look of hardwood without colour fading, chipping or flaking. We offer multiple colour and wood grain options to allow you to create a door bespoke to you.
If we’ve inspired you to upgrade your door, call one of our experts to find out more about the options we can offer you.