Composite doors are made using GRP – glass reinforced plastic. This combines different synthetic materials to give the strongest possible doors that are secure and durable, giving you maximum protection for your home.
Not only are composite doors strong, they have a sleek, attractive finish, so add to your home’s kerb appeal. They don’t fade, crack or warp, so require very little maintenance other than a quick clean with a damp cloth. You don’t have to repaint them to keep them looking good. All our composite doors come with a ten-year guarantee, but they often last decades longer, so they’re an excellent investment for your home.
Choosing composite doors means you get endless style options, with lots of designs and colours from traditional looks for period properties, to sleek, modern finishes. We also offer doors to suit all budget ranges, so get in touch and get a free, no-obligation quote today.
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Our composite doors offer enhanced security thanks to its rigid polymer sub-frame, high density insulated core and high impact resistant GRP (glass reinforced polyester) skin. With water resistant polymer composite rails, our doors will keep the weather at bay and will stay looking great for longer.
Superb sound Insulation and 19% more thermally efficient than a 48mm solid timber core composite door you can rest assured that our doors are tried, tested and trusted, keeping you and your family safe.
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From woodgrain finishes for a classic look, to bright, bold colours to make a statement, composite doors come in all sorts of styles. This means you can find one that adds extra personality to your property.
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Is it worth getting composite doors?
Composite doors are a great investment for your property. Not only do they offer increased security compared to other materials, they offer excellent thermal efficiency. They also come in lots of different styles to suit your property type. You can choose from a huge range of colours, different textures, and finishes
How long will a composite door last?
Composite doors are built to withstand tough weather conditions, so are perfect for British homes. Because of the way they are manufactured, they can cope with freezing weather, heatwaves, high winds and extreme rain, yet still look good for years to come.
Composite doors are very low maintenance. All you need to do is oil the hinges and give the door a wipe with a clean cloth when dirty. There’s no sanding, painting or varnishing needed. We’d usually expect a composite door to last about 30-40 years, although if they’re well-maintained, they can potentially last even longer than that.
Are composite doors cheaper than uPVC?
uPVC doors are slimmer and have a simpler production process than composite doors, so they can cost a little less. Our uPVC panel doors have more glazing options than our composite doors as well, so you can install decorative glass or high-performance glass so your hallway gets some natural light.
Composite doors are often more energy efficient than uPVC doors: composite doors come with brushes along the floor, preventing warm air from escaping and stopping any outside draughts from creeping in. Over time, this can help you save on your energy bills.
What is a composite door?
A composite door is one of the strongest and most hardwearing front doors on the market. Properly maintained, they can last decades. We make our composite doors from 100% CFC polyurethane foam in our composite doors, which is waterproof and has excellent insulative properties. Other companies use composite doors with a timber core, but we have found that they have a tendency to bow if water manages to penetrate the door into the inner core. We prefer to use materials that last as long as possible, which is why we use our insulative foam.
Simply wipe down your door to remove dirt when necessary and oil your hinges once a year, and your composite door should look beautiful and stay secure for decades to come
What material should I choose for a front door?
There are a number of materials you can choose for a front door:
- Wooden doors – These doors are available in a wide variety of finishes. They adda traditional, characterful look to any home and we can easily adapt them to any doorway size. They’re not as popular as our other front door options as they do require more maintenance to stop them becoming degraded by weather damage.
- Composite doors – To make these as strong as possible, we’ve mixed a variety of different materials and fused them together to make a super-strong composite door. Safe, durable and insulative, these are a great long-term choice for any front door.
- PVCu doors – We now offer our PVCu front doors in such a variety of finishes that you’re bound to find one that you love. Our PVCu is highly resistant, insulative and cost-effective; and you can easily personalise them to complement your home
Ideally, you should think about the kind of look you want, your budget and how much maintenance you’re willing to do.
How do I choose a new front door?
Choosing a new front door can be difficult, as it is something that you will have for decades to come. The easiest way to decide on which type of front door will work for you is working out which factors you want to prioritise on.
If you’re looking for a classically attractive front door, then wooden doors are a great choice, but they do require regular maintenance to keep them looking beautiful. Composite and PVCu doors, on the other hand, require much less maintenance, and they are now available in a huge array of colours and designs.
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We have built up a great reputation over years of delivering a first class service and excellent products, all from our local, no nonsense all-about-you company.
From characteristic country cottages to contemporary town houses, we’re confident that our products will offer a style and finish to truly transform your home. Through constant innovation the quality, durability and security of our products is genuinely second to none. As a local company we are proud to offer British Standards BS7412/PAS24 for enhanced security.
Through constant innovation the quality, durability and security of our products is genuinely second to none. As a local company we are proud to offer British Standards BS7412/PAS24 for enhanced security.
We refuse to compromise on quality
Our windows are made from British Made, high quality MarinespecTM components, with up to 25 years anti corrosion. They are built specifically for the more exposed areas of corrosion, such as coastal environments to give you worry free performance beyond your guarantee. We believe spending more on components is worth every penny, and sets us apart from our competitors.
State of the art fabrication for best quality
We have invested millions of pounds into one of the most state of the art manufacturing facilities in the UK. This enables us to provide you with consistently high quality products at exceptionally good prices. Our loyal factory workers are well trained and take pride in their work, they really care about quality. Our machines are maintained according to a rigorous servicing regime to keep them in top condition.
Superior energy efficiency
Our ‘A’ rated energy efficient and triple glazed windows are tested by the BFRC, which will save you money on your heating bills. By law your windows and doors have to meet strict thermal performance regulations but you can be rest assured that our products exceed current requirements.
Energy saving is incredibly important and so is keeping your fuel bills down. We are continuously looking for ways to make our homes energy efficient and one way is to choose new PVCu windows and doors. Not only will they help to keep your home warmer, they will reduce your energy loss.
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Our suppliers conform to strictly controlled and independently monitored Quality Management Systems such as ISO 9001, to ensure that everything is done correctly and according to best practise.
Our windows are tested independently by British Standards for security, weather tightness and strength performance. This means that periodically, we have to send them to independent test houses, in order to be tested to destruction.
These are just some of the many standards the products in our vast range conform to. Needless to say we take the quality of our products very seriously indeed.
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The styles available are endless and the choices to suit your home are bigger than ever before. Traditional, contemporary or modern; our versatile window and door designs will create the look you want to complement and enhance your home. If you want windows that are as individual as you, our range of coloured and woodgrain windows offer you fifteen different colours and finishes.
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Our sales consultants, surveyors, admin team and installers really care about you and your home. They are highly trained, motivated and want to go the extra mile to do the best possible job. Our fitters will treat your home with care and respect and will take time to ensure that you are delighted with the end result.
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